The Walter A. and Laura W. Deutsch Research Endowment honors Walter “Andy” Deutsch, PhD, and was established by his wife, Laura, after her husband’s death in 2017. The fund supports PhD, MD/PhD students and postdoctoral fellows pursuing degrees in biomedical sciences who have demonstrated potential for conducting oncology research. Successful applicants are students or fellows with a strong academic record, outstanding character and well-defined professional goals. A single recipient will receive $5,000 for stipend, travel expenses and lab supplies.
Supporting scholars pursuing degrees in biomedical sciences
The application deadline is June 1, 2023.
2022: Dr. Dana Mitchell
Dr. Dana Mitchell, an investigator in one of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center’s research labs, is the 2022 recipient of the Deutsch Scholarship.
2021: Sarah Burns
Sarah Burns of Columbus, Ohio, became the second recipient of the Walter A. and Laura W. Deutsch Research Scholarship in July 2021.