Requirements

  • In accordance with NSF guidelines, applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Applicants should have a strong interest in pursuing a graduate degree (MS or PhD) in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) discipline and not a professional degree (MD, PharmD, DDS, etc.).
  • Applicants who are planning to receive a Bachelor's degree before the end of the program are ineligible. 
  • Participants are prohibited from taking courses or working while participating in the program.
  • Participants must have health insurance coverage while participating in the program.
  • Participants must be available to begin the program on the start date.
  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor campus) students are NOT eligible. 
  • Applicants should come from non-R1 doctoral institutions or institutions with limited resources for research (4 year colleges, liberal arts institutions, Master’s colleges/Universities, community colleges, etc.).

Preference will be given to...

  • Students majoring in biochemistry, biology, biophysics, chemistry, computer science, engineering (chemical/biomedical), mathematics or a related discipline. 
  • Students with limited research experience.

Applications are encouraged from…

  • Students from groups that are historically underrepresented in graduate education in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines, including first-generation college students and US military veterans.

Listing Row

Monday, September 9, 2013
Monday, September 9, 2013