Start Date: March 15, 2018 08:00 PM
End Date: March 15, 2018 09:00 PM
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive academic scholarships up to $20,000 per academic year to students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed for up to 4 years. Please visit our website at: https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp for additional information. We ask that you share this announcement with your colleagues or candidates who may be interested in this award.
Paid research training at the NIH during the summer and after graduation
-U.S.A. citizen or U.S.A. permanent resident
-Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America
-Undergraduate University Grade Point Average of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0-point scale or within the top 5 percent of your class
-Having 'Exceptional Financial Need' as certified by your undergraduate institution financial aid office (UGSP's Exceptional Financial Need Form (EFN) can be found on the OITE/UGSP website)
KEY DATES FOR ADMISSION CONSIDERATION IN FALL 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR
(Dates updated 1 November 2017)
January 2, 2018 - Application Opens
March 15, 2018 - Application Deadline
March 30, 2018 - Letter of Recommendation Deadline
May 11, 2018 - EFN Form with 2016 Tax Year Information Deadline
Mid-June 2018 - Invitations to Phone Interview Distributed
Mid-July 2018 - Phone Interviews for Admission
Late-July 2018 - Selection of Scholars
Please contact Adrian D Warren or Dr. Darryl Murray (Director of the UGSP) @ email@example.com if you have any questions regarding the UGSP award.