Announcing the MBRS - RISE* Graduate Scholarship Program

*Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)
For Graduate students* in Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Applicant Profiles are being accepted for Academic Year 2012-2013

The application deadline is March 19, 2012

Program starts: September 1, 2012

Purpose: The MBRS - RISE Scholarship Program is designed to prepare students from underrepresented groups (African-American, Native American, Hispanic American and Pacific Islanders) for biomedical careers by providing academic support and a stimulating research experience.

Program Activities: Summer and Academic Year Research
Minority Seminar Speaker Series
GRE workshops
Graduate School (PhD) Placement Activities

Application Procedure/Requirements

  1. Complete the "MBRS/RISE Applicant Profile" form.
  2. Write a 1-2 page "Statement of Purpose" describing your career goals and interests.
  3. Request at least 2 (no more than 3) letters of recommendation from science faculty that address:
  4. Provide unofficial copies of your transcript(s)
  5. Complete the "All Science Transcript Form"

You mut also complete the individual Department graduate applications:
Computer Science

Student Enrichment Opportunities (SEO) Science 200
Department of Biology (415)338-1305 ph
San Francisco State University (415)338-0927 fax
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

Go to RISE Graduate Program Description

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Last modified February 2, 2012