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­­CCCR Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program

The Center for Colon Cancer Research (CCCR) at the University of South Carolina is leading the development of innovative and groundbreaking research in colorectal cancer. One of the primary goals of the CCCR is to foster the progression of young scientists, and we are seeking undergraduate students to participate in research internships in a cancer-related field (e.g., biological sciences, pharmacy, public health).

Program details:

  • 10 week program: May 22, 2016 - July 28, 2016
  • $4,000 stipend, on-campus housing, and up to $1,000 travel expenses
  • Summer research symposium
  • Professional development workshops and research seminars

Eligibility:

  • Rising juniors and seniors
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Any major related to biomedical or public health research
  • Underrepresented minority: African-American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander

To apply, please submit the following by February 17th:

  • a personal statement describing your interest in cancer research (no longer than one page)
  • a current transcript (Official transcript should be mailled)
  • two letters of support from science professors
  • preferences for up to 3 potential faculty mentors (see our list here.)

 

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