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About the MARC Program

The MARC Program is funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) (T34 GM008074).

Benefits of the Program

  • student in labThe opportunity to conduct original research with faculty mentors and interact with professors and graduate students
  • A monthly stipend to assist with living expenses while conducting research
  • Partial support of tuition
  • Funds for conducting research with faculty mentors
  • An opportunity to interact with outstanding researchers from other institutions through seminars and workshops
  • Opportunities to present research at national and international conferences (all expenses covered by the program)
  • Participation in summer research internships at institutions nationwide (all expenses covered by the program
  • Training in preparing a competitive application package for applying to graduate and PhD programs