The Soros Fellowship for New Americans provides two years of support (up to $90,000) for any graduate or advanced degree program for “New Americans” (naturalized citizens, permanent residents, DACA recipients, child of naturalized citizens, foreign born adoptee of American citizens).
The Summer Undergraduate Research Training (SMART) Program provides frontier-level, biomedical summer research projects for undergraduates in a supportive environment with supplemental educational activities.
The program offers:
- Nine paid weeks of biomedically related research in a broad range of areas
- Research and professional development seminars designed for undergraduates
- Career development activities
- Designated housing near Baylor College of Medicine
The position is a real job, with a compensation package of approximately $5,000 for nine weeks. Depending on the funding source, compensation will be all salary or a combination of salary and allocation for housing or travel. In addition to everything you learn about science through research, daily seminars, discussion groups, and extra activities; the experience of getting to know the other participants and people here at Baylor College of Medicine is extraordinary.
We welcome students from all science and math majors, and even non-science majors with appropriate background and interest. Projects span the spectrum of biomedical science, including projects in bioengineering and computational biology.
The HGSC-G/GREAT (Genetics/Genomics Research Education And Training Program) provides funding for BIPOC undergraduates majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, electrical or mechanical engineering, or computer science. Summer research opportunities are available each summer for students who are interested in learning about genomic research and graduate school preparation. Students will conduct research projects in biomedical/genetic laboratories, bioinformatics, or robotics. Application deadline: mid-February
The G/GREAT provides:
- A competitive stipend
- Paid student housing
- Nine weeks of mentored research in a biomedical/genetics/bioinformatics or engineering research laboratory
- An opportunity to interact with undergraduate students in the BCM-SMART program
- Participation in a GRE Preparation Course
- Bioinformatics BootCamp Course
- HGSC-GREAT Genomics and Biomedical Review Course
- Biomedical research seminars and activities to assist with student career goals
- Graduate Career Counseling from the program mentor
A list compiled by Immigrants Rising of both undergraduate and graduate/post-graduate scholarships and fellowships that do not require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency.
The Davies-Jackson Scholarship Two years of study at the University of Cambridge (England) for first generation college students with exceptional academic records (3.7 min GPA) in select non-science fields (Archaeology; Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; History and Modern Languages; History and Politics; Human, Social, and Political Sciences; Mathematics; Modern and Medieval Languages; Music; Philosophy; or Psychological and Behavioral Sciences.