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STUDENT PROGRAMS

 
Minority Access to Research Careers - Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (MARC-U*STAR)
A research training program that assists underrepresented undergraduates gain quality research experience and training to prepare them for doctoral education in the biomedical and chemical sciences.
www.utsa.edu/marc/

Minority Biomedical Research Support - Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (MBRS-RISE)
A research training and support program designed to increase the number of students from groups underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research who complete Ph.D. degree programs in these fields.
www.utsa.edu/mbrs/ugRISE/ugRISE.htm - MBRS-RISE Undergraduate Program
www.utsa.edu/mbrs/phdRISE/phdRISE.htm - MBRS-RISE PhD Program

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Bridge to the Doctorate (LSAMP-BD)
A fellowship program that provides support to former LSAMP baccalaureate degree participants or students from undergraduate institutions with an LSAMP program for the first two years of doctoral studies in STEM fields.
www.utsa.edu/lsamp-bd/

Generating Educational Excellence in Math and Science (GE²MS)
A teaching preparation program that allows college students to explore the possibility of a career in teaching math or science in high schools.
www.utsa.edu/gems/

Hispanic Leaders in Agriculture and the Environment (HLAE)
An M.S. and Ph.D. fellowship program whose mission is to increase the number of Hispanic leaders in governmental and non-governmental organizations, colleges and universities, and private industries related to agriculture and the environment.
www.utsa.edu/crts/hlae/

Teaching and Research in Environmental Ecology (TREE) / Educating Youth in Ecology (EYE)
A model to integrate mentoring between community entities to promote and enhance career development for underrepresented minorities in agriculture and natural resources.
www.utsa.edu/ecology/tree/

U.S. Forest Service (USFS)
An M.S. student forestry research and training program

UTSA Rising Researchers Program and Award
A research training and support program designed for first semester freshmen to provide an introduction to laboratory research and aid in a successful transition into College Life.
www.utsa.edu/mbrs/rr/riseres.htm

Work Study Research Training Program (WSRTP)
A research training program that allows work-study-eligible undergraduates to be paid for performing research in a UTSA research laboratory.
www.utsa.edu/mbrs/wsrtp/wsrtp.html

The Sloan Scholarship Foundation
A scholarship program that offers financial support to minority doctoral students who are working in labs of participating UTSA faculty.
www.utsa.edu/crts/sloan/

SAAF - Armored & LNase-Loaded Biodegradeable Nanoparticles for Childhood Leukemia
PI: William Haskins, Ph.D.
 

STUDENT SUMMER PROGRAMS

 
UTSA COS Summer Research Experience
A 10-week summer research program held on the UTSA main campus that exposes students to cutting edge resources, expertise, and training in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
www.utsa.edu/crts/sumres/
 

FACULTY PROGRAMS

 
Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI)
A research support program that enhances UTSA's research capabilities through the development of research core facilities and faculty research projects.
www.utsa.edu/crts/rcmi/

Minority Biomedical Research Support - Support for Competitive Research (MBRS-SCORE)
A research support program that assists eligible UTSA faculty with research grants to develop their research program.
www.utsa.edu/crts/score/
 

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

 
ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair (EMTSEF)
A state science fair that brings together the winners of regional science fairs from across Texas. Students showcase their research projects, competing for top honors and the chance to represent Texas and their hometowns in the International Science and Engineering Fair.
emtsef.utsa.edu/