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Office of Faculty Affairs & Faculty Development Funding Opportunities

The deadline for proposals for the Mary DeWitt Pettit, MD, Fellowship for the 2019–2020 academic year has passed.

Fellowship Overview

Originally established jointly by the Trust Fund of the Alumnae/i Association of WMC/MCP and the estate of Mary DeWitt Pettit, MD, and donated by the Trust Fund to Drexel University in 2015, this $10,000 fellowship supports research or other special projects of junior female faculty members at the Drexel University College of Medicine.

The fellowship is intended to provide the recipient with the opportunity to acquire additional credentials necessary to advance in academic rank. Applicants are encouraged to address an area of particular interest to the donor, for example, but not limited to: general women’s health or OB/GYN, mother and child/children or family issues, or medical education.

Eligible Faculty

The fellowship is available to female faculty members of the Drexel University College of Medicine for research to be conducted at Drexel University College of Medicine. The recipient does not have to be an alumna of the College of Medicine. The fellowship recipient must be a faculty member until the completion of the project.

See all fellowship guidelines and criteria [PDF]

Fellowship Timeline

Notification of awards: June 2019

Funding for activity: July 1, 2019–June 30, 2021

Final report required: At the completion of the project, a full written report, including a financial statement, must be submitted to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development.

More Information

If you have general questions regarding the fellowship, please do not hesitate to contact Michele Taylor at or 215.762.4661.

Richard Huneke, DVM, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology at Drexel University College of Medicine.

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