Laney Graduate School's Summer Opportunity for Academic Research (LGS-SOAR) program

This opportunity has already passed.

Seeking emerging researchers interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in one of over 40 academic programs at Emory including humanities, arts, social sciences, and natural, physical and biomedical sciences for a 10-week research-intensive experience. Additional program details, eligibility requirements and online application can be found on the web at LGS-SOARhttp://www.gs.emory.edu/diversity/programming/lgs-soar/index.html 

The program is unique in that all scholars will be mentored by Emory Faculty and teams of postdocs, research technicians, graduate students, and other undergraduates. SOAR researchers receive a housing award for residence on the Emory campus and a stipend to support their full-time attention to research training and developing professional development skills on:

  • Communicating research to a variety of audiences
  • Problem-solving
  • Interpreting results
  • Participating in novel research
  • Navigating difficult ethical situations
  • Network building 

Application deadline is January 28.

Questions?  Contact Assistant Dean Amanda Marie James at laney.edge@emory.edu.

The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.