1. We currently have the following
Departments/Institutes that provide funding for student slots in the Research
Track. We are only accepting applications for projects that fall within these
Departments/Institutes and for projects with approved mentors (see #2 below).
· The departments currently
available for funding include:
1. Biochemistry and Molecular
2. Cancer Center
3. Child Psychiatry
5. Immunology and Microbiology
9. Regenerative Medicine
· You can view current projects
by department here.
2. Identify potential mentors. To
do this, please click here, and see the list of
approved mentor names, their affiliated Departments/Institutes, and the current
projects they are working on. You must work with one of the approved mentors on
3. Download a copy of the Research Track Application.
4. Meet with potential mentors to
discuss possible projects. Come to a mutual decision with a mentor to apply and
then work with that mentor to complete the application.
5. Submit application
materials electronically (by emailing email@example.com). The
deadline for submitting applications is 11:59 pm
on October 5, 2018. Required materials to submit include:
· A completed application form
· Both a student and
mentor's CV or NIH-format biosketch (please make sure the mentor highlights, or
otherwise designates, past or current mentees on the list of publications in
the mentor’s CV).
· A separate Email from the
mentor confirming their willingness to serve as the student’s mentor. The
mentor should include that he/she is aware that a core requirement of the
Research Track is that the student will submit a first authored publication to
a peer reviewed journal by Febraury 1st of their fourth year.
· Student project preference
sheet (if applicable)
6. Applications will be reviewed
by the Research Track Steering Committee and results announced by late
Here is the link to the rubric that the
selection committee uses to evaluate applications: Research Track Application Rubric.
If you have questions about this process,
please email Caitlin Zoghby at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for the Research Track comes from a
variety of sources, each of which has separate requirements. As such, the
number of applications funded may vary across Departments.