National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship- Up to $20,000

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive academic scholarships up to $20,000 per academic year to students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed for up to 4 years. Please visit our website at: for additional information. We ask that you share this announcement with your colleagues or candidates who may be interested in this award.


UGSP offers:

Scholarship support

Paid research training at the NIH during the summer and after graduation


Eligibility requirements:

-U.S.A. citizen or U.S.A. permanent resident

-Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America

-Undergraduate University Grade Point Average of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0-point scale or within the top 5 percent of your class


Key dates for admission consideration in fall 2017-2018 academic year

(Dates updated 1 November 2017)

The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.
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