National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Summers of Discovery Program

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 Deadline: 

March 1, 2013
   

Start Date: 

Not Specified
   

Duration: 

8 to 12 Weeks (May-September)
   

Location: 

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

Intramural Research Training Awards (IRTAs) are given to outstanding high school, college undergraduate and graduates students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical/ biological sciences. Scientific disciplines within the DIR include neurosciences, biophysics, genetics, carcinogenesis, reproductive and developmental biology, chemistry, pharmacology, pulmonary pathobiology, classical and functional toxicology, clinical research, statistics, biomathematics, epidemiology, computer modeling and risk assessment.
   

Benefits: 

Monthly stipend of $1,900-$2,100, depending on year in school.

   

Major(s): 

Developmental & Cell Biology
Chemical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
ICS, 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: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcript
 

Contact: 

Ms. Debbie Wilson
Summers of Discovery, DIR/NIEHS/NIH (A2-09)
PO Box 12233
Reseach Triangle Park, NC 27709-2233
Phone: (919) 541-3205    
Email: dewilson@niehs.nih.gov

 

Program Website: 

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/summers/
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