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Post-Baccalaureate Research Experiences for LSAMP Students in Puerto Rico (PRELS-PR) aims to provide students with the opportunity to gain meaningful experiences in research and professional development within a supportive research environment. Achieving this goal will have a huge impact on the life of the trainees and consequently increase the number of students from historically underrepresented groups in science to continue STEM careers and integrate into the STEM workforce.

Participant Benefits

  • One year of mentored research in an interdisciplinary research project.
  • Participation in workshops on the use of computational tools for research.
  • Workshops on career development, proposal writing, ethics in research and more.
  • Yearly stipend of $25,000
  • Funds for travel and research materials

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be or have been an active PR-LSAMP student in good standing
  • Have obtained a B.S. degree no more than 24 months before June 2023
  • Not be enrolled in any postgraduate program
  • Have an interest in pursuing graduate studies or employment in STEM careers
  • Have an interest in doing research for one year at UPR Río Piedras

Eligibility Requirements

  • Create or update your electronic profile on our website
  • Submit a statement of purpose
  • Student transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation

Apply Now!

DEADLINE: March 15, 2023

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