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Underrepresented students in STEM can now apply for summer research under the NSF-funded MnDRIVE program.
To be eligible for the MnDRIVE program, students must:
-be a United States citizen or permanent resident
-be enrolled in an undergraduate STEM degree program
-self-identify as a minority or underrepresented group (Black, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific
Islander, Alaska Native)
-complete and submit all application materials by the deadline.
The MnDRIVE program represents a partnership between the Minnesota Discovery and Research Innovation Economy (MnDRIVE) initiative and the North Star STEM Alliance (NSSA) to provide summer research internship experiences to undergraduates. MnDRIVE has summer internship opportunities in four general research areas: Robotics, Global Food, Environment and Brain Conditions. Students should be available for research during Summer 2019 and have access to housing in the Twin Cities metro area. The NSSA provides $4,500 for the research opportunity.
The MnDRIVE application deadline is Monday, February 25th, 2019. Faculty reference letters are due Monday, March 4th.
For more information and to apply, please see: https://northstarstem.org/MnDrive
We encourage interested students to make an appointment with Sabrina Doré of STEM Programs to discuss program eligibility, the application process, and the North Star STEM Scholars program, in general before applying. To set up an appointment with Sabrina, please send an email to: email@example.com.