Students are strong candidates for the fellowship program if they are:

  • undergraduate students who can identify with a group that is historically underrepresented in science and medicine.
  • interested in one of the research areas mentioned on this site, or a career in the health sciences.
  • in good academic standing with a strong GPA.
  • currently attending a university or college local to the St. Louis metro area, including Southern Illinois.

Recent undergraduates who have obtained their baccalaureate within the last 6 months are also eligible to apply.

All application materials must be submitted no later than 12 noon CST on February 15, 2021. Rolling consideration of applications will proceed through the end of February 2021.