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Name of Program:

The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars in Neurosurgery

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Open to undergraduate, graduate, MD and PhD students.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Able to conduct research in a laboratory directed by Keith L. Black, MD, during the agreed upon time. Students must be able to provide their own travel to and from Los Angeles and their own living accommodations during the research program period.

Who Can Apply:

Students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply.


Annual deadline for submission: April 15

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

The Ray Charles Foundation Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery provides a salary dependent upon the student's level of education, skills and research experience.

How to Apply:

See website on how to apply.

Additional Information/Comments:

This program aims to promote and enhance diversity in neurosciences by emphasizing student participation from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Samantha Phu,  Neurosurgery Education Manager

Agency name:

Cedars Sinai


127 S San Vicente Blvd, #A6600,
Los Angeles, CA 90048


(310) 423-1525


(310) 967-8591




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