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School of Public Health Summer Training and Research (UM STAR)Location: Maryland
Agency: University of Maryland School of Public Health
Due Date: February 10, 2017
Description: The University of Maryland School of Public Health Summer Training and Research (STAR) program is designed to provide traditionally under-represented and disadvantaged undergraduate students with two consecutive summers of a 10-week research training and career development program to enhance their potential to apply for and complete PhD degrees in biomedical and behavioral science relevant to preventing and treating cardiovascular disease. Some objectives of the UM STAR Program are to enhance research skills and experience necessary to be competitive graduate school applicants in cardiovascular and related disease research areas, prepare trainees for graduate school and a research career, increase knowledge of landmark and breakthrough research on the causes and prevention of cardiovascular and related diseases. To be eligible for this program you must be a sophomore or junior, have a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, come from under-represented minority group, have the desire to pursue a PhD in biomedical or behavioral sciences, and be Willing to commit to the program for 2 consecutive summers. The program runs from June 1 - Aug 7, 2015, and you will receive a stipend of $4,000 and paid on-campus housing.
Contact InformationContact: Mr. Ryan Sapp
Web Site: http://sph.umd.edu/content/school-public-health-summer-training-and-research-um-star