Wright State University’s IMSD BioSTAR program offers mentored research opportunities, academic enhancement courses and enrichment activities that include seminars, journal club, visits to area research facilities and travel to regional and local scientific meetings. BioSTAR participants enter the program at the junior or senior year and should be available to commit at least one academic year to the program. Participants entering the program as juniors are encouraged to continue the program during the summer between the junior and senior year.
The IMSD BioSTAR program will better prepare eligible undergraduates to pursue a career in the biomedical sciences through an experience that demonstrates the excitement and rewards of clinically-relevant research.
- Wright State University student majoring in a biomedical or biobehavioral science and entering his/her junior or senior year at the time of application
- US citizen or permanent resident
- Member of an underrepresented minority group (i.e. African-American, Native American/Alaskan Native, Hispanic, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander), an individual with a disability or an individual from a disadvantaged background
- Interested in graduate study (PhD) and research in biomedical or biobehavioral field upon completion of the undergraduate degree
Program Details and Activities
Participate in additional program activities including seminars, journal club, workshops, poster presentations and visits to regional and local research facilities
- Perform “hands-on” research with faculty mentors in the Boonshoft School of Medicine, the College of Science and Math or the Department of Biomedical, Industrial and Human Factors Engineering of the College of Engineering and Computer Science.
- Work 15 hours/week during the academic year and 40 hours/week in the summer
- Receive compensation of $10.20/hour
- Maintain acceptable standard of academic achievement
GRAD-PREP - Biomedical Graduate Preparation Program,
Boonshoft School of Medicine - Wright State University,
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Summer Undergraduate Research/Scholarship/Creative Activities Program 2013
Who: Undergraduates in all disciplines, no GPA requirement, research experience is not needed.
When: May 6 -July 12, 2013
Application deadline: Monday, March 18, 2013
Award: $4,500 per student (for the duration of the summer), $500 for each faculty member
- Students with a GPA of 2.5-3.4 (preferred)
- Currently enrolled undergraduates who will graduate no sooner than December, 2013
- Students majoring in any discipline
Student Application (.docx)
Please include faculty recommendation and official transcript (if you have trouble getting the official transcript, please contact Dominique Belanger)
May 6, 2013: Organizational meeting
Undergraduate Research and Independent Project Support Grant (For Academic Year 2012-2013)
note: this will be a recurring program for each semester.
Fall Application due date: Sunday, September 30, 2012
Spring Application Due Date: Friday, December 14, 2012
This grant is available to faculty members who have undergraduates working with them on independent projects. Late and/or incomplete application will no longer be considered for the award.
- Faculty member must complete the Faculty Information Form (only once)
- Faculty member must write a letter of support
- Student researcher must complete the application fom and submit a research summary (1-2 pages, written by the student))
- The application must include a budget as of Dec. 2012.
- Students are only eligible for one grant per year
- Faculty are only eligible for one grant per semester
Application Form for Students
Faculty Information Form for faculty
Fund transfer form
- Sophomores and juniors on the Dean's List at all universities in the United States with a cumulative grade point average of greater than or equal to 3.5 (4.0 scale).
- Students from a broad field of study under the STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) fields.
- US Citizens (or permanent residents)
For More information and application: https://www.engineering.wright.edu/ee/wright-edge-scholarship.phtml