CTSI releases two research training RFAs for Minnesota students

Published by CTSI on January 1, 2018

CTSI will provide up to 10 undergraduate students and up to 10 doctoral-level students opportunities in its summer 2018 research career development programs.

Students from CTSI's Summer Research ProgramsProgram provides training through a structured core curriculum, mentored research projects, weekly seminars, and a final poster presentation. Funding is also awarded to outstanding poster presentations, so researchers can travel to present their research at a scientific conference.

Research program for undergraduate students

Students from populations underrepresented in research are encouraged to apply for CTSI’s Pathways to Research Program (PReP).  

The program is designed to give scholars knowledge, skills, and experience in translational science and health equity research, so they can begin or advance their research career.

Selected candidates will receive a stipend of $480/week for full-time engagement between June 4 and Aug. 24. Students enrolled in any Minnesota undergraduate program from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply by Noon, Monday, February 5, 2018.

View PReP program details and apply

Research program for doctoral-level health sciences students

In addition, CTSI’s Advanced Pathways to Research Program (A-PReP) is now accepting applications from University of Minnesota doctoral-level health sciences students interested in research.

Selected candidates will receive a stipend of $560/week for 8-12 weeks between June 4 and Aug. 24.

Applications are due by Noon, Monday, February 5, 2018. Applicants from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

View A-PReP program details and apply

About CTSI career development programs

PReP and A-PReP programs are part of CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-Ed) core that has helped train more than 200 faculty, students, and research professional staff across six programs since 2011.


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