Summer Research Program Information
Institution: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Program: Short-term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP)
Academic Area(s): Medical & Life Sciences (General Medical & Life Sciences, Medical Sciences), Core areas of diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases.
Academic Eligibility: undergraduate, high school
Other Academic Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must also meet one or more of the following criteria: Come from racial and ethnic groups that have been shown by the National Science Foundation to be underrepresented in biomedical sciences on a national basis Have been diagnosed with a disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities Be the first generation in their family to graduate from a four-year college or university and/or come from a disadvantaged background as defined by annual family income
Underrepresented Groups: Underrepresented In Science Encouraged, Minorities Encouraged, Students With Disabilities Encouraged, Socially/Financially Disadvanted Students Encouraged
US Citizen: Yes
Permanent Resident: Yes
Deadline: End-Jan
GPA Minimum: 3.0
Duration: 8-10 weeks
Stipend: Yes
Other benefits: interns can do research at an institution and laboratory of their choice throughout the country
Contact Name: Rob Rivers, Ph.D.
Contact Title:
Phone #: 301-443-8415
City: various locations across the US