# of Recipients:
To support research that may contribute to the protection of human health and the environment.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents; must be scientists interested in conducting high priority research that contributes to protecting human health and the environment. Only in the absence of qualified U.S. citizens will permanent residents be considered, and permanent resident applicants must be seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B).
Selection of candidates will be based on the aforementioned qualifications and compliance with the application details.