May 13 - August 1, 2014
Chapel Hill, NC
Priority Deadline: February 15
This 11-week scholarship program hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, introduces undergraduate minority students, disadvantaged students and students with disabilities to the field of biophysics.* The program includes lectures, seminars, lab work, team-building activities and field trips. The Summer Research Program is designed to reflect a graduate-level research program. Students who are US citizens or permanent residents and who have a strong quantitative background in basic or applied sciences are encouraged to apply.
All tuition and fees during the Course are covered, and participants receive a stipend for living expenses throughout the summer.
Why apply? Check out the the Summer Program Director's post on the BPS Blog and read what a 2012 Summer Program student has to say about his experience.
Are you a pre-med student or studying biomedical engineering? Learn how biophysics research is impacting the world of medicine here.
Required application materials:
- Complete online application, which includes items below
- Personal statement, addressing how the Course fits into your future plans, what you will bring to the program, and your eligibility
- Unofficial transcript
- Two letters of recommendation
- Two faculty evaluation forms
- Proof of US citizenship or permanent residency (examples: Driver's license & Social Security Card, Passport, or Green Card)
Download the 2014 Summer Research Program Flyer.
For information about Summer Course faculty, visit the UNC-Chapel Hill Biochemistry & Biophysics faculty research page. For questions about the application process, contact Ellen Mackall, the summer research program administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 240-290-5611.