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Summer ResearchThe Leadership Alliance's Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) extramural summer research experience at participating institutions
Pre-IMSD Undergraduate Research Program UC Berkeley Pre-IMSD Undergraduate Research Program is designed for those undergraduates who want to explore their interest in pursuing a research career. The overall goal of the NIH-sponsored IMSD Program is to increase the number of students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences who go on to earn Ph.D.s in those fields
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF, SURF/Rose Hills) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship/L&S program (SURF/L&S) is designed to allow undergraduates enrolled at UC Berkeley in the College of Letters and Science to spend the summer doing concentrated research in preparation for a senior thesis or another major capstone research project.
SMART Program Graduate Division’s innovative SMART Program enables doctoral students to provide mentored research opportunities to undergraduate students. It is designed to broaden the professional development of doctoral students and to foster research skills and forge paths to advanced studies for undergraduates at UC Berkeley. -Great for graduate students!
Summer Academic Enrichment Program @ Virginia Commonwealth University Summer Academic Enrichment Program is an intensive, six-week inter-professional academic enrichment program designed to enhance the academic preparation of junior and senior undergraduate students, and post-baccalaureate students, actively pursuing enrollment in a health professions school.
SUMMER MEDICAL AND DENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM SMDEP program offers students a variety of academic and career experiences that will support their dental and medical school career preparation.
HCC Summer Internship Health Career Connection (HCC) internship is a paid, full-time summer internship that connects undergraduates, recent graduates, and HCC alumni with several leading health organizations in 4 California regions and in New England, New York/ New Jersey, and North Carolina. This internship is a great opportunity to work alongside and learn from health care professionals
Semester ResearchAmgen Scolars Amgen Scholars Program is a national program to increase research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the sciences. This program provides outstanding science undergraduates with research experience and increases participants’ competitiveness as candidates for admission to prestigious graduate and professional institutions. Additionally, this program encourages participants to pursue a Ph.D. or the joint M.D./Ph.D. degree and research careers in the sciences and biotechnology. Applicants from diverse populations and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Available in all participating institutions
UC Leads chosen as UC LEADS scholars, the students embark upon a two-year program of scientific research and graduate school preparation guided by individual Faculty Mentors. Scholars are provided with an excellent opportunity to explore their discipline, experience a research environment, and improve their opportunities for future study in their chosen field. The scholar gains valuable educational experience, the University a better prepared and more diverse graduate applicant pool, and the state, well-educated future leaders. Each scholar is mentored by a member of the UC faculty, who assists the student in designing a plan of research and enrichment activities fitted to the individual interests and academic goals of the scholar.Available in all UC participating institutions
HAAS Scholars selected, Haas Scholars receive close mentoring from members of the UC-Berkeley faculty, seminars and workshops to assist them in the research and writing process, the opportunity to present their work at a professional conference, and up to $12,600 each in financial support.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) institutional postings for different undergraduate research opportunities
Biology Fellows Program (BFP) Biology Fellows Program (BFP) is a semester-long program open to all UC Berkeley students that provides financial support for students doing research, as well as seminars and professional development workshops on biological research-related topics.
Beinecke Scholarship Beinecke Scholarship provides $34,000: $4,000 prior to graduate study and $15,000 per year for two years of graduate study in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Eighty colleges and universities from across the U.S. (including UC Berkeley) are invited to nominate one student for a Beinecke Scholarship; twenty scholarships are awarded nationwide.
Goldwater Scholarship Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship provides $7,500 per year for educational expenses to sophomores and juniors majoring in math, science, and engineering. The purpose of the award is to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers and advanced degrees in these fields. The foundation awards up to 300 Goldwater Scholarships nationwide; UC Berkeley can nominate four students for the award.
Minority access to research careers (MARC) MARC Scholars will participate in a two-year program that includes academic, scientific and professional preparation leading to competitive eligibility for admission into Ph.D or M.D./Ph.D. programs.
ENDURE Undergraduate Training Program goal is to provide such individuals with training at the undergraduate level, so that they are prepared to enter and successfully complete neuroscience Ph.D. programs. ENDURE will provide this undergraduate training through partnerships between research-intensive institutions and institutions with a substantial enrollment of neuroscience majors from diverse groups. This includes individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups; individuals with disabilities; and individuals from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
OutreachInside UCSF UCSF is an annual outreach program geared towards students at two- and four-year degree schools who are interested in pursuing careers in health and science.
ConferencesSACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science.-Travel awards, undergraduate poster and graduate oral presentation abstracts accepted. Must be a member before registering.
Ivy Plus Symposium to interact with faculty and hear about cutting-edge research from the world’s leading institutions of higher education. You’ll present your work, get feedback, and network with students and alumni from (Ivy league) each sponsoring school.-All paid, undergraduate poster and oral presentation abstracts accepted
Society for Neuroscience 2013 is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, forge collaborations with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers. Join more than 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience.-Some travel awards, undergraduate/graduate poster and oral presentation abstracts accepted, must be member to register. Graduate and doctoral travel fellowship:
Summer Program in Neuroscience, Ethics & Survival Summer Program in Neuroscience, Ethics & Survival (SPINES) provides a rich experience in neuroscience. The core of the program is an intensive one-month experience, in which students are exposed to neuroscience laboratory techniques, contemporary neuroscience research, ethics and survival skills (including grant writing, teaching, public speaking, and others). Lecture, lab, workshop and discussion formats are used. In a second optional month, students may apply to work full time in a research laboratory at the MBL, especially those funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Emerging Researchers National Conference in STEM (ERN) objectives of the conference are to help undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their science communication skills and to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce.
California Alliance for Minority Partiipation year, the CAMP program brings the brightest undergraduate researchers to UC Irvine for a weekend full of presentations and workshops.UC Riverside students
National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) mission of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is to promote undergraduate research scholarship and creative activity done in partnership with faculty or other mentors as a vital component of higher education.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)’s Annual Conference provides a unique forum for the sharing of information and ideas for the best and most promising practices in the education of Hispanics.
Association for Psychological Science Convention Association for Psychological Science's Annual Convention brings together psychological researchers and academics for an exciting program that covers the entire spectrum of innovative research in psychological science.
New England Science Symposium New England Science Symposium, established in 2002, provides a forum for postdoctoral fellows; medical, dental and graduate students; post-baccalaureates; college and community college students (particularly for African-American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian/Alaska Native individuals) to share their biomedical and health-related research activities through oral or poster presentations, to engage in discussions related to career development in the sciences, to exchange ideas and to expand their professional networks.
FellowshipsNeuroscience Scholars Program and doctoral travel fellowship for SfN, along with other benefits
GEM Scholars's fellowship programs span the entire recruitment, retention, and professional development spectrum. GEM's principal activity is the provision of graduate fellowships at the MS and Ph.D. levels coupled with paid summer internships. GEM also offers programming on the importance of graduate school and tools for access and successful matriculation. Additionally, GEM produces publications for graduate and undergraduate students, university and industry administrators to assist in the education process of how to obtain a graduate STEM education. GEM is devoted to increasing access and success in engineering and science graduate education and practice.-For MS and science or engineering oriented PhD
Capital Fellows Program in each program work for 10 - 11 months, receive health benefits and a monthly stipend of $1972 and are employees of Sacramento State. They work as full-time members of a legislative, executive, or judicial branch office, and are typically given assignments with a significant amount of responsibility and challenges. Fellows also enroll as graduate students at Sacramento State and receive graduate units from the Sacramento State Government Department or Public Policy and Administration Program. The enrollment fees are paid by the programs.
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Research Programs
Guided research is a foundation of the MMUF program. The research opportunities listed here are administered by Mellon Affiliates, primarily during the summer months, to help prepare Mellon Fellows for advanced scholarly work.
Mellon Mays Summer Programs
With an emphasis on research, these Mellon Mays Summer Programs are administered by MMUF Institutions. They help strengthen bonds among cohorts while providing a thorough introduction to the life of the academic.
Scholarships & Fellowships
As high-achieving members of academia, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows are encouraged to consider the prestigious Scholarships & Fellowships listed here.
-Undergraduate and graduate opportunity
The National Academies fellowships Fellowships Office (FO) of the National Academies administers predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior fellowship awards on behalf of government and private/foundation sponsors; these fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers and scholars for the academic, federal, industrial and international workforce. -3 distinct fellowships :
Research Associateship Programs mission of the NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) is to promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U. S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions.-Graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities
Ford Foundation Fellowship Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.-Predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral
Jefferson Science Fellowship Jefferson Science Fellowship is open to tenured, or similarly ranked, faculty from U.S. institutions of higher learning who are U.S. citizens. The application period opens each fall and closes in mid-January. Selected Jefferson Science Fellows spend one year on assignment at the U.S. Department of State or USAID as science advisors on foreign policy issues. Assignments are tailored to the needs of the hosting office, while taking into account the Fellows’ interests and areas of expertise. As part of their assignments, Jefferson Fellows also have the opportunity to travel to U.S. embassies and missions overseas. At the conclusion of the fellowship year, and upon return to their home institution, Fellows continue to serve as a resource to the State Department and USAID for an additional five years. -Faculty
The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship is a 10–12 month fellowship for medical students who have completed their second or third year of medical school.
Assorted Scholarships a structured curriculum and hands-on experience, the program provides medical students with skills and knowledge of the following:
Academic Opportunity Fund Academic Opportunity Fund awards grants for academic travel that enhances student access to valuable educational experiences beyond the classroom. The program provides opportunities for individuals and student groups to represent and further UC Berkeley's academic prestige and dedication to education. While most ASUC funding is restricted to on-campus activities, the Academic Opportunity Fund subsidizes off-campus academic pursuits - professional meetings, research conferences, academic competitions, and independent research.
Post-bac opportunitiesPostbaccalaureate Research Education Programs (PREP) role of epidemiology in medicine and health
UNC MED Program role of physicians in the public health system. The fellowship is held at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia and begins in August. Fellows receive a stipend for living expenses.