Tuesday 21st of November the Ubbo Emmius Fund (UEF) JSM Talent Grants and the Van der Meer-Boerema Foundation Grants were awarded. Due to the MD/PhD program of the Junior Scientific Masterclass (JSM) students of Medicine and Dentistry can combine their master with scientific research. This enables them to go through an accelerated PhD program during their studies.
Three UEF JSM Talent Grants of € 7,000, made possible thanks to a telephone fundraising campaign among alumni in the spring of 2017, went to Niels Grote Beverborg, Valerie Collij and Sebastiaan Lambooij. Five other Talent Grants ranging from € 7,000 to € 10,000 and funded by the Van der Meer-Boerema Foundation, were awarded to Rico Bense, Hagma Workel, Thijs Stutvoet, Marloes Nies and Bart van Dijken. For more information about the JSM.
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