Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Maximizing Access to Research Careers – Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research

Posted: 11/7/2017 (Conference)

Sponsor: NIH
Program: Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate – Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) (T34)
Program number: PAR-17-068
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-068.html

Number of applications UW can put forward: 1
OR internal deadline: 11/30/17
OSP deadline: 5/14/18
Sponsor deadline: 5/24/18

Program Description

The Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) program is designed to provide structured training programs to prepare high-achieving, underrepresented students for doctoral programs in biomedical research fields. Programmatic activities should include authentic research experiences, academic enhancements, skills development, and mentoring. The long-term goal of the program is to enhance the pool of underrepresented students earning baccalaureate and PhD degrees in biomedical research fields and ultimately to contribute to the diversification of the nation’s scientific workforce.

Pre-proposal instructions

Please submit:

  1. a one-page letter of intent with a description of proposed aims and approach
  2. Biosketch or CV of the PI
  3. A letter of support from the Dean or Chair. This letter of support signifies that the Dean or Chair have ensured that the nominee and application are likely to be of sufficient quality to be competitive nationally

to research@uw.edu by 5:00 PM Thursday, November 30, 2017. Full proposals are due to the sponsor 5/24/18, so you will need to have your materials in to OSP by 5/14/18 for processing if given the go-ahead by the review committee. Other open limited submissions opportunities, as well as the internal proposal review committee review and selection process outline, are here: http://www.uw.edu/research/funding/limited-submissions/.  Please feel free to email us at research@uw.edu with questions or information on any limited submission opportunities that should be but are not already listed on that page.

 

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Deadline: 11/30/2017

Location: National Institutes of Health