Stipends, allowances, and benefits.
Service fellows shall be entitled to such stipend as is authorized by the Secretary for each service fellowship or series of service fellowships.
(b) Travel and transportation allowances.
Under conditions prescribed by the Secretary, an individual appointed as a service fellow may be authorized personal travel allowances or transportation and per diem, travel allowances or transportation for his or her immediate family, and transportation of household goods and personal effects, in conjunction with travel authorized by the Secretary.
From place of residence, within or outside the continental United States, to first duty station,
For any change of duty station ordered by the Service during the term of the fellowship, and
From last duty station to the place of residence which he left to accept the fellowship, or to some other place at no greater cost to the Government.
A service fellow shall be entitled to travel allowances or transportation and per diem while traveling on official business away from his or her permanent duty station during the term of the fellowship. Except as otherwise provided herein, a service fellow shall be entitled to travel and transportation allowances authorized in this part at the same rates as may be authorized by law and regulations for other civilian employees of the Public Health Service. If a service fellow dies during the term of a fellowship, and the place of residence that was left by the service fellow to accept the fellowship was outside the continental United States, the payment of expenses of preparing the remains for burial and transporting them to the place of residence for interment may be authorized. In the case of deceased service fellows whose place of residence was within the continental United States, payment of the expenses of preparing the remains and transporting them to the place of residence for interment may be authorized as provided for other civilian employees of the Public Health Service.
In addition to other benefits provided herein, service fellows shall be entitled to benefits as provided by law or regulation for other civilian employees of the Public Health Service.
Service fellows are eligible for training at Government expense on the same basis as other civilian employees.
[31 FR 12098, Sept. 16, 1966, as amended at 63 FR 9950, Feb. 27, 1998]