The Michael D. Hayre Fellowship

Peer Education About Research

The Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach

The Michael D. Hayre Fellowship in Public Outreach, established by Americans for Medical Progress in 2008, promotes peer education about animal research among students and young professionals.. Named in memory of AMP’s former Chairman, Michael D. Hayre, DVM, ACLAM, the Fellowship provides support for outreach and education projects in the United States.

Read more about programs supported by AMP’s Hayre Fellowship. The AMP/Hayre Fellowship program seeks to identify and support young adults in the United States who are committed to making a case for the vital role of laboratory animals in the pursuit of treatments and cures

Fellowships are open to all young adults who support necessary and humane animal research and who offer innovative proposals for peer education on research issues.

AMP/Hayre Fellows, develop innovative advocacy/outreach programs, to guide others in making an informed decision about this issue, and to help secure the future of medicine.

Fellows receive a $5,000 stipend and up to $2,000 of support for their projects. Fellowships are open to all young adults who support necessary and humane animal research and who offer innovative proposals for peer education on research issues.

Apply online.  Please send your questions to paula@amprogress.org.

Requirements for Application

Potential Fellows must submit a proposal detailing their concept, plan and budget. Proposals may include traditional campus or community organizing approaches, new methods of reaching peer groups (such as those utilizing social media), or combinations of outreach methodologies.

All proposals must include:

  • A budget, not to exceed $2,000;
  • A time/resources plan;
  • A description of the audience(s) reached under the proposal;
  • A method to evaluate the success of the proposal.
  • A summary letter detailing their reasons for applying, and related qualifications and experience
  • A curriculum vitae or resume;
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Potential Fellows will be judged both on their knowledge of the issues, qualifications and experience, and on the strength and feasibility of their proposal.

For more information about the Fellowship click here.