November 25, 2013 - 2:52pm -- chartwel

The UNCF Merck Science Initiative is an innovative approach that creates opportunities in the biological, chemical and engineering sciences for African American students throughout the country.  You can apply online at http://umsi.uncf.org/applyonline by December 5. 

Contact information:  phone 202-810-0331; fax 202-234-0225; or email uncfmerck@uncf.org .

Undergraduates can receive up to $25,000 in Science Research scholarships with internship, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Eligible criteria:  college juniors with science or engineering majors and 3.3 GPA.

Graduates  can receive Science Research Dissertation Fellowships up to $53.300 with mentoring and networking opportunities.  

Eligible criteria:  Ph.D. or equivalent degree candidates engaged in dissertation research in the biological, chemical or engineering fields.

Class: 
Returning/Upperclassmen
Major: 
Biochemistry