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Activity I, Student Participation in Research

Current Research Opportunities

Activity I, Student Participation in Research

 

Activity Coordinator

Idali Martínez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
Tel. (787) 758-2525 ext. 1354
idali.martinez@upr.edu

 

Current Funds

  • The RISE program has funds for 35 graduate students/year to participate in research projects in funded research laboratories. Students will be paid for the research activities conducted under the RISE program at a rate of $21.56. Graduates student are paid up to a maximum of 80hrs/month.

 

Program Requirements

  1. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national.
  2. The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student in any of the University of Puerto Rico Campuses.
  3. The applicant must have a grade point average, and a science grade point average of 3.0.
  4. Graduate Students must provide copies of their GRE General and Subject scores, as well as their transcripts, applicant must have a grade point average 3.0.
  5. Student Mentors must provide evidence of external research support and submit the NIH Other Support form.
  6. Students who expect to complete their degree in a 6 month to 1 yr period must provide evidence of postdoctoral position applications.

 

How to apply

  1. Download application forms
  2. Deadline for applications: May 15, 2017