14 February 2008

STEP-UP Summer Research

STEP-UP logoThe institution: Various. The research experience is provided nationally by experienced investigators in their laboratories for 8 to 10 consecutive weeks during the summer. Students are with a research mentor at their choice of a research institution when possible.

The program:
  • Research in areas of diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition, obesity, digestive, liver, urologic, kidney, and hematologic diseases

  • Ten to twelve weeks of basic or clinical research education and training provided by experienced faculty

  • Student participation allowance and housing allotment ($4000)

  • Education-related expenses fee provided to the research mentor

  • All travel expenses to the Annual Undergraduate Research Training Symposium in May and the Annual Undergraduate Scientific Session and Research Presentations in August at the NIH

  • Limited housing is available under special circumstances (paid from the student's participation allowance)
  • Undergraduate students who have completed at least one year at an accredited institution

  • U.S. Citizens, non-citizen nationals, or legal permanent residents
Deadline: 1 March 2008

More information: http://stepup.niddk.nih.gov/

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