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SMART PREP- Paid Mentored Biomedical Research

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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has awarded SMART PREP Scholar grants to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences for Baylor College of Medicine to help under-represented college graduates prepare for biomedical Ph.D. study. Scholar's will complete the program within nine to 12 months, depending on each scholar's individual development plan. There are seven positions available each year.

The program features:

Paid mentored biomedical research at one of the nation's top institutions

A molecular and cellular biology course designed for the program

Weekly Introduction to Graduate Research workshops

Standardized Test Preparatory Course

Graduate school application workshops

Individual counseling on applying to Ph.D. programs

Individual tutoring and development in specific areas

Interaction with a vibrant community of more than 80 under-represented students Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. students

Participating Institution(s):
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Baylor College of Medicine (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Computational Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology
Pharmaceutical Sciences

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

Page last updated 2/3/2017
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