Subject: Higher Education, Career Training, Workforce Development
Deadline: May 24, 2018
"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 Ph.D. degrees in biomedical research fields and ultimately to contribute to the diversification of the nation's scientific workforce."
Funder: National Institutes of Health
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, for profit organizations, small businesses, private institutions of higher education, public and State controlled institutions of higher education, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, city or township governments, county governments, special district governments, independent school districts, state governments, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Native American tribal governments (federally recognized), others.