Monday, September 28, 2009

NIDDK StepUp -- Deadline: February 15, 2010

NIDDK Short-term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons


High School Program

PLEASE NOTE: The application deadline is February 15, 2010. No applications will accepted after this date.

Program Purpose:

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease’s STEP-UP Program is designed to provide short-term research education for high school students from racial and ethnic minority or disadvantaged backgrounds to expose them to research within the mission area of NIDDK.

The Program exposes students to research in areas of diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition, obesity, digestive, liver, urologic, kidney, and hematologic diseases.

The Program provides support for 8 full-time consecutive weeks of basic or clinical research education and training during the summer provided by experienced faculty currently active in research related to the mission of NIDDK.

Additional Information and how to apply (click link)

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