Minority Health Disparities Summer Research Opportunities Program (University of Arizona)

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 Deadline: 

February 1, 2014
   

Start Date: 

Not Specified
   

Duration: 

10 weeks
   

Location: 

Tucson, AZ (University of Arizona)
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The objective of the program is to help prepare, motivate, and support students who aspire to obtain a Ph.D. and pursue a career in research. Each student is paired with a faculty mentor who conducts research in the biomedical sciences (particularly pulmonary, heart and vascular, and blood diseases and disorders) in which they have a specific interest, participate in weekly seminars offered by UA faculty on health issues disproportionately affecting minority populations, attend weekly workshops on graduate school preparation and presentation skill development, attend a GRE Prep Workshop, and present their work at the University of Arizona's end of summer research symposium.
   

Benefits: 

$4,000 stipend, round-trip airfaire provided to Tucson from anywhere within the US and Puerto Rico, six units of upper division research credit, and housing at University of Arizona.

   

Major(s): 

Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Chemistry

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Member of group traditionally underrepresented in biomedical careers
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Stephanie Adamson
University of Arizona, Graduate College Diversity Program
1031 N. Mountain Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0102
Phone: (520) 626-0095     Fax: 520-626-3590
Email: adamsons@email.arizona.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://grad.arizona.edu/mhd
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