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Amgen Foundation Announces $2.5 Million Expansion of Amgen Scholars Program to Europe
Date:11/10/2008

Hands-On Science Research Program Expansion Brings the Amgen Foundation's

Total Commitment to Amgen Scholars to $27.5 Million

Applications for 2009 Amgen Scholars U.S. Program Now Available

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, hundreds of students from across the United States (U.S.) participate in the Amgen Scholars Program under renowned faculty members at the country's leading universities. Now, the same opportunity will be extended to undergraduates throughout Europe. As part of its mission to advance science education, the Amgen Foundation, in partnership with three of Europe's leading universities, today announced the launch of the Amgen Scholars Program in Europe.

"With the launch of the Amgen Scholars Program in Europe, undergraduates from many nations will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the real world of research and experience firsthand what it takes to contribute to the advancement of knowledge," said Jean J. Lim, president of the Amgen Foundation. "Under the guidance of distinguished faculty mentors, we hope the Scholars will be inspired to discover their potential as future scientists."

The initial expansion of Amgen Scholars to Europe is a $2.5 million, two-year program that will provide research experience for students interested in pursuing a graduate degree and a career in science. The three European university partners are the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen in Germany.

For the first phase of the program, which extends through 2010, each of the three university partners will receive funding to host the summer research program, selecting undergraduate participants from colleges and universities across Europe. Similar to the Amgen Scholars U.S. Program, students will participate in an annual three-day symposium where they will hear firsthand from leading scientists working
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