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Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (UNCP RISE)

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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

UNCP-RISE is a new program for students who are considering a career in the area of biomedical research.

The goal of this program is to help create a more diverse research work force by working to:
' Prepare UNCP students to be the research scientists of the future
' Support and enhance an atmosphere conducive to undergraduate research in the sciences at UNCP

Students accepted to the RISE program will participate in activities designed to enhance their confidence, academic skills and technical abilities.

Reasons to Participate Include:
' Help with difficult "core" science courses
' Hands-on research training with a faculty mentor (check out the faculty research interests by clicking HERE)
' Hourly wages for participating in program activities
' Career counseling
' Interactions with successful biomedical researchers
' Funds to attend scientific meetings
' Help with graduate school applications

The UNCP-RISE program is open to students of all classifications' majoring in biology, chemistry, physics or a related field with plans to pursue a graduate degree. Applicants must be US citizens, or permanent residents.

This program is designed to prepare students for a research career. This program is not designed to support those who plan to attend medical, veterinary, dental or other professional schools.

The RISE program is funded by NIGMS/NIH. NIGMS' Division of Minority Opportunities in Research (MORE) administers research and research training programs aimed at increasing the number of minority biomedical and behavioral scientists.

Participating Institution(s):
(Click an institution to see all programs it hosts)
University of North Carolina, Pembroke (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Computational Sciences
Molecular Biology

Analytical Chemistry
Applied Physics
Microbial Ecology
Molecular Genetics
Organic Chemistry

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

Page last updated 3/9/2022
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