Frequently Asked Questions:
1. How do you qualify to be a Fellow?
a. Accomplished instructors with strong leadership potential, high impact & an interest in learning/sharing
new insights from the bioscience industry
b. Minimum of one year’s experience teaching at the HS, CC, or University level
c. Currently in good standing with their home institution
d. A full-time or part-time employee of their home institution
e. Nominated by their administration
f. Candidates must exhibit a willingness to share data on the outcomes of this experience
2. How do I apply?
a. Complete the online application (link to the application can be found online at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3VL2N32 or at www.biotechworkforce.org)
b. Supply a current resume
c. Supply 2 professional letters of reference
d. Schedule and complete a telephone interview with the Selection Committee
3. Is there any compensation for participants?
Meals, transportation, lodging, and in some cases, an additional $350 per week training stipend will be
furnished for eligible participants.
4. Is past training in the biosciences required?
No, all disciplines are encouraged, but an interest in science and laboratory work will be extremely valuable.
If you do have bioscience industry experience, you must have been out of the industry for at least five years.
5. When and where will the program occur?
The Fellowship experience will take place in North Carolina and is based in Winston-Salem. The fourth
cohort will take place June 5-29, 2017.