their performance, participation and success in
the Ph.D./RISE Program, selected trainees
receive the following benefits:
Salary of $20,000 per year,
paid tuition, and annual funds for lab supplies.
travel to attend one domestic, scientific
conference per year.
Participation in: biomedical seminars, lunch
with the speaker, regional scientific
structured mentoring team comprised of a faculty
advisor, a research mentor and a student peer
mentor to provide advice, support and guidance
Continuous and enhanced “hands-on”
professional and research training in
multiple topics related to career
development and technical skills.
Advanced instruction in communication and
in annual Philosophy of Science retreat and
other developmental workshops.