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Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program


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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)

Description:
The goal of the program is to increase the number of students who receive their Ph.D. in the biomedical and behavioral sciences and who are interested in the advancement of underrepresented minorities in the sciences, particularly at the graduate level.

The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program began at UMBC in 1996 with an MBRS-IMSD (Minority Biomedical Research Support - Initiative for Maximizing Student Development) grant from the National Institute of General Medical Science. In 2007, the Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program expanded its efforts the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Graduate Programs in Life Science (GPILS). The program is open to all U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Students do not apply for the Meyerhoff Graduate Fellowship. Once you have been accepted in to a participating Ph.D. program, you are recommended for the fellowship by the department. Fellowships are awarded until all of the positions are filled.The fellowship is currently a 12-month fellowship.

Feel free to contact the Director of the Program, Dr. Michael F. Summers at summers@hhmi.umbc.edu or Associate Director Justine Johnson at j.johnson@umbc.edu or 410-455-3124.
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Participating Institution(s):
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University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Cellular Biology
Chemistry
Epidemiology
Genetics & Genomics
Microbiology
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Diversity
Workforce Development

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


Page last updated 9/1/2018
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