Requirements to apply to be a MARC trainee
Must be a U.S. citizen or hold Permanent Resident Status (i.e., a green card).
Must belong to a group under-represented in biomedical and behavioral research (these include but are not limited to African-American, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander).
Must be an undergraduate majoring in Science, Biomedical Engineering, or Psychology, and indicate an intent to pursue graduate training (Ph.D.), NOT a clinical career.
IF YOU INTEND TO APPLY TO MEDICAL SCHOOL YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE!
Must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher and be a full-time student.
Must have completed at least 60 credits, and earned no more than 90 credits in the semester or application (i.e. ideally you will be a Junior).
- Must not have other federal grant support (this does not include scholarships like Pell grants).
To apply to the program, download and complete the application form. You must also have 2 faculty members submit reference letters on your behalf. These should be submitted directly to the MARC program director Prof Jonathan Levitt. (jlevitt AT ccny DOT cuny DOT edu)
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