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NIEHS Scholars Connect Program

Registration for Scholars Connect Program

Apply for the NIEHS Scholars Connect Program. Applications accepted from November 24, 2015 through March 14, 2015. Register here.

NSCP is designed to provide an opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students from the surrounding community colleges, Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and other nearby academic institutions with students from underrepresented groups to solidly connect with NIEHS and engage in many of its educational, informational, training, and career-oriented outlets.

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Scholars will be selected by a mentor/lab, and will:

  • Define a project
  • Construct a hypothesis
  • Test the hypothesis
  • Analyze the results/draw conclusions
  • Report the results

Scholars will also:

  • Attend workshops and seminars, including a mandatory orientation week
  • Meet weekly with the OSED director and/or Program Coordinator
  • Present their project at the end of each semester (Connection)
  • Submit additional assignments

Stipend: ~ $2000/month (Summer Connection); ~ $800/month (Fall and Spring Connections)  
Time Commitment: Full-time internship (40 hours/week) during the Summer Connection; Part-time (15 hours/week) during the Fall and Spring Connections 

The 2016-2017 application will open November 24, 2015 and close on March 14, 2016 – please submit your application by then, as none will be accepted after the closing date.

Please note that the application form must be filled out and submitted in one session. A partially completed form cannot be saved and finished later.

Questions? Please contact Dr. Ericka Reid (NSCP Director) or Dr. Erica Rogers (NSCP Coordinator) at

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