Mount Sinai International Exchange Program – Apply by Jan. 31st

The Mount Sinai International Exchange Program for Minority Students is an internship program that selects the best minority students for fully-paid international research internships.  Selected students are matched with an international mentor and conduct research in any of various topics. Research projects can include many different disciplines such as public health, epidemiology, cell biology, community-based research or biostatistics.  The International Exchange Program emphasizes collaboration and the exchange of scientific and cultural knowledge in an atmosphere of support for diversity.
Who can apply:  Students must be minorities underrepresented in science and medicine.   Undergraduate, Master’s and Doctoral students and recent graduates (people who graduated no more than 18 months prior to participating in the program.  Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Benefits:

*         All paid travel expenses to attend Orientation Week in New York City (first week of June)

*         All expenses paid to and from host country for 10-12 weeks (June to August).  Participating research institutions are located in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Ireland, South Africa or Spain.

*         Emergency health coverage during their international travel

*         Monthly stipend of between $1,000 – $1,900, depending on level of training

 How to Apply:  For instructions on how to apply, click on the link below or follow the instructions in the enclosed attachment.  Deadline is January 31, 2014.
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