Augusta University Student Training and Research Program (STAR)

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 Deadline: 

February 3, 2020
   

Start Date: 

May 18, 2020
   

Duration: 

9 Weeks, May 18 - July 17, 2020
   

Location: 

Augusta, Georgia
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The Summer STAR (Student Training And Research) Program is designed to provide biomedical research experience for undergraduate students with a sincere desire to pursue a graduate education in biomedical sciences.

This program provides opportunities for highly motivated and talented undergraduate students to develop skills as young scientists and to further explore their interest in biomedical research. During the course of the nine-week program, STARs actively participate in a biomedical research project under the guidance of a Augusta University faculty member.

In addition, STAR participants attend workshops, discussion groups and laboratory demonstrations that expose them to a broad range of biomedical research techniques, approaches and laboratory experiences available at Augusta University. The Summer STAR program provides excellent preparation and relevant experience for students planning to pursue a PhD or MD/PhD in the biomedical sciences.
   

Benefits: 

$4,500 salary; participants will be responsible for travel, meals, housing and other personal expenses.

   

Major(s): 

Biomedical Engineering
Biological Sciences
Aerospace Engineering
See Web site for more information

   

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: Health Insurance Coverage for the Duration of the Program
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Director STAR Program
Georgia Regents University, The Graduate School
STAR Office: CJ2201, 1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912-1500
Phone: (706) 721-9516     Fax: (706) 721-6829
Email: STAR@augusta.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.augusta.edu/gradstudies/star/
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