National Institutes of Health—Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Overview

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research. The program offers scholarship support, paid research training at the NIH during the summer as well as paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation.

Deadline

March

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States.
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0-point scale or be within the top 5 percent of their class.
  • Have 'Exceptional Financial Need' as certified by their undergraduate institution financial aid office.

How to Apply

Campus Liaison