Friday, December 11, 2020

Apply for the NIEHS Scholars Connect Program for training in biomedical research

Applications are now being accepted for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' (NIEHS) Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) scholarships for students interested in areas related to human health and the environment to receive training in biomedical research. The application deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.
Apply for this human health scholarship!

Applications are now being accepted for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences' (NIEHS) Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) scholarships for students interested in areas related to human health and the environment to receive training in biomedical research. 

The application deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021.

The NSCP program was designed to encouraged highly-motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)-focused undergraduate students to pursue careers in scientific investigation, both basic and clinical. Students accepted into the program will be a part of research teams working toward the NIEHS research mission in areas related to human health and the environment.

NSCP is dedicated to providing training in biomedical research so participants can apply their knowledge outside the classroom and gain career-changing experiences, and is committed to increasing diversity in environmental health science. Career mentoring from NIEHS investigators, networking, and federal career exploration opportunities also will be available.

Scholars can receive a stipend of $2,300 per month for full-time Connections and $850 per month for part-time Connections. Scholars should live within commuting distance of the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina area.

Eligibility:
  • Must currently be enrolled full-time or part-time as a junior or senior in an undergraduate STEM degree-granting program
  • Must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and preferably a 3.5+ GPA in STEM courses
  • Must have a strong interest or pursuing studies in disciplines related to biomedical research
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Must must live within commuting distance of Research Triangle Park, North Carolina area
Selection criteria:

Criteria used by the scholarship committee as the basis for selecting the scholarship recipients includes, but is not limited to: 
  • Current resume or cirriculum vitae, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publications list
  • Essay on goals, experience, and skills relevant to this opportunity
  • Two educational or professional letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Zintellect profile
For complete information and application instructions, visit the Zintellect NIESH Scholars Connect Program website or the National Institutes of Health (NIH) NIEHS Scholars Connect Program website.

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