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Program for Excellence & Equity in Research (PEER)


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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)

Description:
The Program for Excellence & Equity in Research (PEER) is an initiative to increase the number of exceptional underrepresented students graduating with doctoral degrees in STEM disciplines at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. PEER seeks to advance a doctoral student's competitiveness and interest in their chosen career field by offering professional development, ambitious research and impactful mentoring opportunities. Among the resources given, only 8 incoming graduate students at UT are selected each year for a two-year fellowship that provides salary, travel funding, tuition and health benefits.


Participating Institution(s):
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemistry
Ecology & Evolution
Genetics & Genomics
Microbiology
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Mentoring
STEM Education
Workforce Development

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)


Page last updated 7/18/2016
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