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Food Science & Nutrition


STEM programs, research opportunities, and contacts in Food Science & Nutrition.


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High School Students


Biotech Partners

(Berkeley, CA)
• Biotech Academy: Earn a Certificate of Achievement in Bioscience
To provide underserved youth with personal, academic and professional development experiences that increase participation in higher education and acce ... read more


Tuskegee University

(Tuskegee, AL)
• AgDiscovery Summer Program
The AgDiscovery Summer Program is an outreach program to help students learn about careers in agriculture and related sciences, including animal scien ... read more

• AgriTREK/SciTREK Summer Institutes
The Tuskegee University AgriTREK and SciTREK Summer Institutes are residential two -week summer outreach experiences in agricultural and related scie ... read more


Undergraduate Students


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

(Seattler, WA)
• Fred Hutch Summer Undergraduate Research Program
The Fred Hutch Summer Undergraduate Research Program [SURP] is an intensive, nine-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorsh ... read more


Georgia Southern University

(Statesboro, GA)
• NSF-REU: CollaborativE Multidisciplinary Investigations Through Undergraduate Research Experiences [CEMITURE]
The Georgia Southern Chemistry Department invites science majors to apply for our NSF-Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)-CollaborativE Mult ... read more


Iowa State University

(Ames, IA)
• Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2) Research Experiences for Unergraduates
The Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2) is offering a new Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site designed to provide undergradua ... read more


Kansas State University

(Manhattan, KS)
• Bridges to the Bachelor’s sponsored by the National Institutes of Health is aimed at under-represented minority students who wish to pursue careers in the Biomedical Sciences

Welcome! If you are African-American, Hispanic or Latino, Native American, or member of any other ethnic/racial minority group that is under-repre ... read more



Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED)

(Portland, ME)
• Innovate for Maine Fellows
The Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine's most ex ... read more


Maine Technology Institute

(Gardiner, ME)
• Innovate for Maine Fellows
The Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine's most ex ... read more


Tuskegee University

(Tuskegee, AL)
• Integrative Biosciences REU
Tuskegee University IBS-REU site offers undergraduates (rising juniors and seniors in the STEM majors, but particularly in Biology, Chemistry, Animal ... read more


University of Arizona

(Tucson, AZ)
• The Minority Health Disparities Undergraduate Summer Research Program (MHD/SROP)
The University of Arizona Graduate College offers a prestigious summer research opportunity focused on health issues that affect minority communities ... read more


University of Delaware

(Newark, DE)
• College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Summer Institute
The University of Delaware's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources offers a 10-week Summer Institute for UD and non-UD undergraduate students w ... read more


University of Maine

(Orono, ME)
• Innovate for Maine Fellows
The Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine's most ex ... read more


University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

(Houston, TX)
• CPRTP Summer Research Experience in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) Summer Research Experience at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an intensiv ... read more


University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, VA)
• Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) Program
The MHIRT (Minority Health International Research Training) program is an NIH funded initiative providing under-represented and minority undergraduate ... read more


University of Wisconsin, Madison

(Madison, WI)
• Biosciences Graduate Preview Weekend at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host a Biosciences Opportunities Preview (BOPS) Weekend on September 29-October 2nd, 2016. This is a great a ... read more


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

(Blacksburg, VA)
• Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates - Polymers for Performance in Emerging FEWS Technology
Future scientific leaders must effectively communicate across disciplinary boundaries relating to food, energy, and water, with a 'molecules to manufa ... read more


Washington State University

(Pullman, WA)
• Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2) Research Experiences for Unergraduates
The Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2) is offering a new Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site designed to provide undergradua ... read more


Post-Baccalaureate


Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED)

(Portland, ME)
• Innovate for Maine Fellows
The Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine's most ex ... read more


Maine Technology Institute

(Gardiner, ME)
• Innovate for Maine Fellows
The Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine's most ex ... read more


University of Maine

(Orono, ME)
• Innovate for Maine Fellows
The Blackstone Accelerates Growth (BxG) Innovate for Maine Fellows program connects the best and brightest Maine college students with Maine's most ex ... read more


University of Wisconsin, Madison

(Madison, WI)
• Biosciences Graduate Preview Weekend at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host a Biosciences Opportunities Preview (BOPS) Weekend on September 29-October 2nd, 2016. This is a great a ... read more


Postdoc & Early Career


American Physiological Society

(Bethesda, MD)
• Travel Fellowship Awards in Physiological and Biomedical Sciences
The APS offers travel awards for individuals who traditionally have been underrepresented in science to attend APS meetings and conferences.

The ... read more



Baylor College of Medicine

(Houston, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


Harvard University

(Cambridge, MA)
• Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Health
The Yerby Postdoctoral Fellowship Program draws on the rich research environment and intellectual resources of one of the world’s premier public healt ... read more


Purdue University

(West Lafayette, IN)
• Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Community and Population Based Research
Dr. Eicher-Miller seeks applicants for a highly motivated full time post-doctoral research fellow who will be responsible for the development of rese ... read more


Rice University

(Houston, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


Texas A&M University

(College Station, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

(Washington, DC)
• Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: NIFA Fellowships Grant Program
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), established by Congress in the 2008 Farm Bill, is the nation’s premier peer reviewed competitive ... read more


University of Massachusetts, Amherst

(Amherst, MA)
• Initiative for Maximizing Student Development
The STEM Diversity Institute is host to several NSF and NIH/GMS funded programs for post-baccalaureate students from underrepresented groups who wish ... read more


University of North Texas, Dallas

(Dallas, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston

(Houston, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

(Houston, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas Medical Branch

(Galveston, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, Arlington

(Arlington, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, Austin

(Austin, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, Brownsville

(Brownsville, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, El Paso

(El Paso, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, Pan American

(Edinburg, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, Permian Basin

(Odessa, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, San Antonio

(San Antonio, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

(Dallas, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more


University of Texas, Tyler

(Tyler, TX)
• Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) at MD Anderson, prepares health scientists & clinicians assume leadership roles as research in ... read more

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The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. Click here to learn more and apply!

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