Postbaccalaureate Program to Diversify STEM
The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is now accepting applications for Stowers Research Scholars, a mentored 1-year postbaccalaureate research fellowship. Through guided research experience and academic career mentoring, this program aims to increase the number of NIH-defined underrepresented students in fundamental biological research.
Along with guided research opportunities in one of our many laboratories, Stowers Research Scholars will be eligible to access courses and programming associated with our highly competitive PhD program. In addition, Research Scholars will have access to career development counseling and graduate school application mentoring from the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Dean and Vice Dean of the Graduate School.
- A passion for the basic biological sciences.
- BA or BS in a STEM field.
- Interest in pursuing an advanced research degree.
Prior lab experience is not required.
- Relocation and housing benefit of $3,400
- Travel allowance to attend a scientific conference
United States citizens or permanent residents with a BS or BA degree in a STEM field. Selection preference will be given to members of communities traditionally underrepresented in STEM as defined by the NIH. Degree must be conferred prior to the program start date.