National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

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 Deadline: 

March 18, 2020
   

Start Date: 

Varies
   

Duration: 

Summer, 10 weeks with a one year post-baccalaureate assignment
   

Location: 

Bethesda, Maryland
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Scholarships
   

Description: 

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers:

Scholarship support
Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation
In order to determine if you meet the financial need eligibility guidelines, you must complete the Certification for Exceptional Financial Need (EFN) Form and submit it to your financial aid office. Subsequently, you will be responsible for collecting and submitting the EFN Form to us via FAX (301-594-9606) or email (ugsp@od.nih.gov). T
   

Benefits: 

The NIH UGSP will pay up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years.

   

Major(s): 

Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Aerospace Engineering

   

GPA: 

3.5

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Disadvantaged background, certified with "exceptional financial need"
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Dr. Darryl Murray
Undergraduate Scholarship Program, National Institutes of Health
2 Center Drive, Building 2 / Room 2E24
Bethesda, MD 20892-0230
Phone: 301-594-2222     Fax: 301-594-9606
Email: ugsp@nih.gov

 

Program Website: 

https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp
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