UTEP Neurocience Summer Research Program for Undergraduates 2016
Summer Mentoring and Research Training: Methods in Neuroscience of Drug-Abuse (SMART MIND) held every summer at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). The SMART MIND program, funded by the National Institutes on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will provide a cohort of summer participants with a high quality experience that combines education, novel research in state-of-the-art facilities, training in bioethics, one-on-one and group mentoring, and training in other relevant professional skills.
The research projects will provide each participant with meaningful exposure to research methodology in neuroscience with a strong emphasis in drug addiction studies.
Applicants should be majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Psychology or related fields.
Undergraduate Students admitted to the program will receive:
Approximately $4,000 for 11 weeks
Shared housing accommodations (for out of the El Paso area participants only) in fully furnished apartments consisting of 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, kitchen and living area. Apartments include bed linens, high speed Internet, basic cable package, electricity, gas, water, and refrigerated air
Travel reimbursement of up to $600 (out of the El Paso area participants only)
Program dates: May 23- August 6, 2016. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2016.
For detailed information about the program, projects available, and application process, please visit our SMART MIND website at http://smartmind.utep.edu/. For additional questions, please contact
Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI)
The University of Texas at El Paso
Ph: (915) 747-6760