Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement


  • M.S. to Ph.D. Applications Now Available

    Applications for the M.S. to Ph.D. program are now available. Applications due April 1, 2019 by 5:00pm.

  • Fellows Applications for 2019

    Applications are available for the RISE Upper Division Program. Applications are due March 1, 2019.

Training the Next Generation of Biomedical Research Professionals

The Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program is designed to support motivated students interested in developing careers as professional research scientists in biomedical and behavioral science fields. Its goal is to increase the interest, skills, and competitiveness of students pursuing biomedical or behavioral research careers. The program supports the research and career development of undergraduate students starting in their sophomore year and Master's degree candidates who will pursue Ph.D. training following graduation.

Contact RISE

Lower & Upper Division Programs

Please include your student ID number in all email correspondence.

M.S. to Ph.D. Program

Please include your student ID number (if known) in all email correspondence.