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UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowships will help African American graduate students complete coursework, conduct research, and prepare the dissertation required for a doctoral...
UNCF/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowships will help African American graduate students complete coursework, conduct research, and prepare the dissertation required for a doctoral degree in the biomedically relevant life or physical sciences and engineering. Awards up to $53,500. At least 12 dissertation fellowships will be awarded in 2014. Each fellowship provides up to a maximum of $53,500, which includes a Stipend of up to $43,500 for the Fellow and a Research Grant of up to $10,000 to support the research needs of the Fellow. The fellowship stipend is intended to cover from 12-24 months of fellowship tenure. A maximum of $30,000 in stipend may be received in any 12 month period. The Fellow must be engaged in and within 1-3 years of completing the dissertation research having successfully completed all qualifying exams by September 1, 2015. Each UNCF Merck Graduate Fellow will be paired with a mentor/s and will be expected to maintain regular contact with his/her mentor. Each Fellow will present a progress report of research work during the last half of the fellowship tenure. Each Fellow must also submit a two-page research summary of their fellowship research and updated Curriculum Vitea to UNCF at the end of their fellowship tenure. UNCF must be notified upon receipt of the degree.
Population: Undergrad
Interests: Grant/Scholarship/Fellowship
Participation: Application
Location: National
The Visiting Elective Scholarship Program supported by the UCSF Department of Medicine's Residency Diversity Committee and UCSF CTSI was established to encourage fourth year medical students who are...
The Visiting Elective Scholarship Program supported by the UCSF Department of Medicine's Residency Diversity Committee and UCSF CTSI was established to encourage fourth year medical students who are underrepresented in medicine or are interested in working and conducting research with diverse populations to apply for a clinical elective in at UCSF.
Population: UCSF Learners, Undergrad
Interests: Grant/Scholarship/Fellowship
Sponsor/School: UCSF Medicine, CTSI
Contact: Rena� Salazar
Participation: Application
Location: San Francisco
Annually faculty, medical students and/or staff visit undergraduate campuses to talk about medical school admissions or the UCSF Post Baccalaurate Program. Schools/conferences included in these...
Annually faculty, medical students and/or staff visit undergraduate campuses to talk about medical school admissions or the UCSF Post Baccalaurate Program. Schools/conferences included in these visits include UC Berkeley (featured speakers, post bac program panelist, Minorities in Health Conference speakers), Stanford University (SUMMA conference--targeted to minority students), CSU East Bay, SFSU, LMSA and SNMA national/regional conferences (tabling)
Population: Undergrad
Population: Open to All, Underrepresented Minorities, First Generation to College
Interests: Outreach, Informational Session
Sponsor/School: UCSF Medicine
Contact: Valerie Margol,MD
Phone: 415-502-1646
Location: Bay Area, National
The Women in Academic Medicine group was formed at UCSF Fresno in 2014 to create a supportive community to help foster and support women pursuing academic careers in medicine at all stages of their...
The Women in Academic Medicine group was formed at UCSF Fresno in 2014 to create a supportive community to help foster and support women pursuing academic careers in medicine at all stages of their careers. The group meets quarterly (October, January, April and July) to provide career development and networking opportunities.
Population: UCSF Learners, UCSF Faculty, Undergrad
Population: Open to All
Interests: Academic, Outreach, Research, Community Building, Mentorship
Sponsor/School: UCSF Dentistry, UCSF Nursing, UCSF Medicine, UCSF Pharmacy, UCSF Graduate Division, Office of Diversity & Outreach
Contact: Lori Weichenthal, MD
Phone: 559-499-6440
Duration: Quarterly Meetings
Participation: Open Invitation
Location: California
The Innovators in Young Women's Health Program (Innovators) is a 10-month health and leadership training program which empowers young women to create a project that uniquely addresses young women's...
The Innovators in Young Women's Health Program (Innovators) is a 10-month health and leadership training program which empowers young women to create a project that uniquely addresses young women's health needs specific to their school community. Innovators are hired by the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health. Innovators is based on a positive youth development approach that emphasizes each girl's strengths and / assets. Working in teams, students develop a project for their school and implement it with the assistance of an adult ally in the school (wellness center staff, nurse, teacher, etc.). Innovators concludes in May with a celebration during which each team presents their projects.
Population: K-12
Population: Underrepresented Minorities, LGBT, First Generation to College, Female, People with Disabilities
Interests: Community Building, Education/Training, Mentorship
Sponsor/School: UCSF Medicine
Contact: Kimberlynn Acevedo
Phone: 415-885-3848
Participation: Application
Location: UCSF Mt. Zion

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