National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP)

Degree Level: Undergrad

Enrollment Status: Full-time

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

GPA Cutoff: 3.5

Special Consideration: Extreme financial need

Location: United States

Duration: One year, or Multi-year

Deadlines: February. Please check website below for the specific date.

Description:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers Scholarship support, Paid research training at the NIH during the summer, Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation.

ugsp.nih.gov/

Presentation:Fellowship Opportunities for Biomedical Students video

Award Details

Amount: Up to $20,000/year plus Summer Laboratory Experiences

Duration: One year award, renewable up to four years

Fields of Study: Biomedical, behavioral, social science health-related fields

Additional Qualifications: Must show exceptional financial need. Requires commitment to work at NIH one year for each year of funding.