Skip Navigation LinksHome > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by Major > Biology Scholarships > Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The goal of the Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF) program is to increase the number of underrepresented undergraduate students who wish to, and have demonstrated the ability to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) in microbiology. Students from non-research intensive institutions will have the opportunity to conduct full time summer research with an ASM member at a research intensive host institution, and present research results at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students and the ASM General Meeting.



Applicants will:
- Agree to participate in an undergraduate summer research program at a U.S. based institution
- Conduct a research project for a minimum of 10 weeks beginning in the summer of 2011
- Work with a faculty mentor who is an ASM member
- Submit a research abstract to the 2011 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
- Submit a research abstract to ASM for presentation at the 2012 ASM General Meeting

Applicants must also:
- Be U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
- Be enrolled as full-time matriculating undergraduate students during the 2011-2012 academic year at a non-research intensive U.S. institution
- Be either freshmen with college-level research experience, sophomores, juniors, or seniors who will not graduate before the completion date of the summer program
- Be members of an underrepresented group in microbiology
- Have taken introductory courses in biology, chemistry, and preferably microbiology prior to submission of the application
- Have strong interests in obtaining a Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. in the microbiological sciences
- Have lab research experience

Don't Go, There's More!!

View all the details and perhaps even apply for this scholarship. Not only that, but you will find even more scholarship opportunities and financial information along the way.
Register or log in by selecting the appropriate button below.
  

Biology Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Register and Win $500 from Scholarships.com

by Suada Kolovic

Looking for a way to pay for your college education that includes free money? Well, you’re in luck! Here at Scholarships.com, we provide users with the most relevant scholarships and educational information out there. By registering at Scholarships.com, you’ll have access to more than 2.7 million local, state and national college scholarships and grants worth $1.9 billion...and did [...]

Udacity Discontinues Free Certificates

by Suada Kolovic

With the cost of a college education continuing to skyrocket, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become increasingly popular. If you’re not familiar with MOOCs, they provide students with the opportunity to study high quality courses online with prestigious universities – we’re talking Harvard, Yale and Stanford – for free. Well, at least, that used to be the case: Udacity, one of the [...]

Some High Schools Allow Students to Opt Out of Lunch for More Class Time

by Suada Kolovic

Today's high school students have to face some serious obstacles when applying to college. With ballooning numbers of applications and fierce competition, educators and college counselors have long sung the praises of AP courses to stand out but for those students looking for an even bigger leg up on the competition, some high schools are allowing students to skip lunch in order to take [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed