We are Currently
Accepting SECOND ROUND applications for the Research Track Class of 2021!
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:
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Physiology and Biophysics
You can view current projects by department here.
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 this list.
Download a copy of the Research
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.
Submit application materials electronically (by
emailing firstname.lastname@example.org). The
deadline for submitting applications is 5:00 pm on December
13, 2017. 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 December 1st
of their fourth year.
Student project preference sheet (if applicable)
Applications will be reviewed by the Research Track Steering
Committee and results announced by late February.
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 email@example.com.
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