Bridges to Doctorate Program Fall 2016 Application

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Bridges to Doctorate Program Fall 2016 Application

Postby rcrews » Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:15 pm

Attention Faculty:

Please share with your students. Fresno State in partnership with University of California Merced has a new NIH funded Bridges to Doctorate Graduate Fellowship program. It is funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to promote the participation of underrepresented minority students in biomedical and behavioral sciences. Application to the program are available at

Please note the deadline to apply is Monday, April 18 2016.

WHAT are the benefits?
• Student stipends annually for two years
• Paid summer internship at UC Merced
• Tuition and fees paid (up to $3,000/year)
• Individualized faculty mentoring and coaching
• Participation in professional conferences and meetings
• Links to research and professional opportunities
• Enriched academic services and support by dedicated Bridges Faculty
• Step-by-step mentoring for a successful transition

Applicants to the program are evaluated on their undergraduate record including professional performance and research experiences. The successful applicant will pursue the Ph.D. degree in a Biomedical or Behavioral Sciences. For more information please contact Dr. Krishnan or Ronna Crews below.

Dr. Krish Krishnan
Program Director
Bridges to Doctorate Program

Ms. Ronna Crews M.S.
Program Coordinator
Bridges to Doctorate Program
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