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Science Mentorship Institute: Neuroscience Mentorship Program

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Academic Level:
High School Students
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

The Science Mentorship Institute, each summer, provides a research mentorship program in neuroscience with the aim to bridge the barrier in science research education for underrepresented, marginalized high school students. We pair mentors with research experience at the college level and beyond with underserved students to lead, together, an independent research project that 1) supports the mentor's development towards independent investigation and mentorship skills, and 2) supports the mentee's interest in continuing in science.

The Neuroscience Mentorship Program (NMP) is a 5-week summer program that provides high school students the opportunity to develop areas of research interest within neuroscience. This free virtual program is a valuable tool for aspiring neuroscientists (like you!) to explore the world of neuroscience with resources that have been, and will always be, available. Each student will be paired with an accomplished mentor to pursue an independent research project.

The program is fully virtual and flexible. Students participating in NMP are expected to dedicate 10-20 hours per week on the program, but this requirement is very flexible. In addition, students must be available for most of the virtual program dates spanning mid June - Beginning of August (we will update specific dates on our website). There are absolutely no other requirements.

More details of our program is listed in our website.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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Science Mentorship Institute (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Computer Sciences
Medical Sciences
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Genetics
Behavioral Neuroscience
Cognitive & Neural Systems
Cognitive Neuroscience
Computational Neuroscience
Neurological Disorders

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Page last updated 6/10/2023
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