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UMMC-GTEC Application Information

Who should apply

  • Students who meet eligibility criteria
  • Students enrolled in doctoral programs in the social sciences, health sciences, or STEM-related fields
  • Students enrolled in health professional programs
  • Students interested in biomedical research
  • Residents and fellows enrolled in health-related Master's degree programs

Eligibility criteria

  • Doctoral and health professional students enrolled AND in good standing at one of the following institutions: Jackson State University (JSU), Mississippi State University (MSU), University of Mississippi (UM), University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), or University of Southern Mississippi (USM)
  • An individual from a group identified by the National Institutes of Health as an underrepresented minority in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social sciences (See NIH Notice NOT-OD-20-031)
  • A citizen of the United States OR a permanent U.S. resident

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in our program. The application for the Robert Smith, MD Graduate Scholars Program can be accessed by clicking here.