MARC U*STAR Fellowship Program

MARC U-STAR is a research training program for junior level undergraduate students majoring in biomedical and behavioral sciences. The program is designed to increase the number of individuals from groups that are underrepresented in biomedical sciences by preparing students for high-caliber graduate training at the Ph.D. level.

• Rising juniors (current sophomores)
GPA 3.3 or above
• U.S. citizen or permanent resident
• Enrolled full time (12 credits minimum each semester excluding summer)
• Majoring in STEM
• Interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in the biomedical or behavioral sciences

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Monthly stipend of $1114, 60% tuition and fees
College of Arts, Sciences, and Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a Statement of Purpose
  2. Please upload Official Transcripts (FIU Transcripts may be unofficial)
  3. Upload a current resume
  4. Please request 2 letters of recommendation
    • Letter of Recommendation 1
    • Letter of Recommendation 2