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Biomedical Research Apprenticeship ProgramLocation: St. Louis, Missouri
Agency: Washington University in St. Louis
Due Date: February 1, 2017
Description: The Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BioMedRAP) is a 10-week summer research program for exceptional students interested in pursuing biomedical research careers (Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D.) at Washington University in St. Louis. As a BioMedRAP participant, you will conduct independent research with outstanding faculty mentors, receive individualized career counseling and develop your career interests, participate in workshops, seminars and journal clubs, prepare to apply to the best Ph.D. and M.D. /Ph.D. programs in the United States, among others opportunities. BioMedRAP seeks applicants who have challenged themselves and excelled academically; demonstrate experience overcoming substantial educational, cultural or economic obstacles; are first-generation college students, or can demonstrate a strong interest in bringing diverse people together. Prior research, strong letters of recommendation and an interest in Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. training in preparation for a career in biomedical research is recommended for a successful application. The stipend for the 2015 program is $4000, housing, travel and many meals throughout the summer. A free public transportation pass for travel within the St. Louis Metro area is also provided. The program will conclude with a symposium featuring research presentations by participants.
Contact InformationContact: Lorren Z. Buck
Web Site: http://dbbs.wustl.edu/divprograms/SummerResearchforUndergrads/Pages/BiomedRAP.aspx