MBRS-RISE (Minority Biomedical Research Support
- Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)
program is designed to assist underrepresented students to attain their
doctoral degrees in the biomedical and
The UTSA RISE grant consists of both undergraduate and doctoral training components and was recently renewed for August 2012 - July 2017. Our RISE Ph.D. program supports 15 students to obtain their degrees in Cell and Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer
Science, Psychology, or Physics. RISE Trainees, who are selected
financial support, mentoring, travel funding for conferences,
professional development and leadership training, and instruction in grant writing. It is our mission to assist our students to develop as exceptional leaders and researchers and launch into successful careers in biomedical or behavioral sciences.