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Short-Term Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (STRIDE) Fellowships


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
The APS STRIDE program is designed to help undergraduate students nationwide from disadvantaged backgrounds, individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, and individuals with disabilities to complete 10-weeks of research in the laboratory of an established APS investigator. The summer research focus must be in the fields of cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, or sleep disorders research.

STRIDE Fellows receive a $4,000 stipend, two years of complimentary APS membership, and additional travel funds to attend and present at the Experimental Biology meeting.

STRIDE Fellows participate in hands-on research and learn to develop a hypothesis, design and troubleshoot experiments, collect and analyze data, and write and present results. In addition, Fellows have the opportunity to:

-network with other APS Fellows interested in and conducting biomedical or basic research,

-explore the nature of research and the scientific process,

-investigate physiology career options and what it takes to find career success,

-learn about scientific writing and draft a meeting abstract,

-learn about common ethical issues in figure and text preparation, and

-pose their career questions to APS members.
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Application Deadline: 2/1/2019

Participating Institution(s):
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American Physiological Society (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Cellular Biology
Medical Sciences
Physiology

Keywords:
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Physiology
Experiment Design and Analysis

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


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