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YEAR ROUND RESEARCH PROGRAMS


I-Discover
Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or Physics undergraduate students; Chemistry graduate students
A research training and support program collaboration between UTEP, UTSA, and New Mexico State University focused on science and engineering for a sustainable future.
http://utsa.edu/crts/idiscover/

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) - Undergraduate
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics majors
Provides underserved/underrepresented student groups with opportunities to participate in on-going research projects at UTSA and gain skills for doctoral education.
http://p20.utsa.edu/programs/category/outreach_programs/

Maximizing Access to Research Careers-Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (MARC-U*STAR)
Biomedically oriented College of Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Behavioral Science (Psychology) juniors/seniors
Two-year research training program that assists underrepresented undergraduates gain quality research experience and training to prepare them for doctoral education.
www.utsa.edu/marc/

Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Biomedically oriented College of Sciences and Biomedical Engineering sophomores through seniors
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

Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program (McNair)
All majors, sophomores through seniors
The Scholars Program exposes students who desire to pursue a Ph.D. to graduate work and research.
http://trio.utsa.edu/programs/post-baccalaureate-ronald-e.-mcnair/ronald-e.-mcnair-scholars-program/

Teaching and Research in Environmental Ecology (TREE)
Environmental Science oriented undergraduate students
A model to integrate mentoring between community entities to promote and enhance career development for underrepresented minorities in conservation and natural resources.
www.utsa.edu/ecology/tree/

UTHSCSA South Texas Advanced Research Training Undergraduate Program (START-UP)
Neuroscience oriented juniors/seniors
Pre-PhD research training program for undergraduates hosted by the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio; some research takes place at UTSA.
http://start-up.uthscsa.edu/index.asp

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