UNC SOLAR Summer of Learning and Research

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Summer of Learning and Research is a 10-week program for underrepresented college students from across the nation who want to participate in cutting-edge biological and biomedical research at UNC-Chapel Hill, a top research institution. MARC and RISE Scholars are encouraged to apply.

UNC-Chapel Hill is the nation's oldest public university and ranks 7th among private and public universities for NIH funding. 

The SOLAR Program includes

  • 10 weeks of mentored research
  • Competitive stipend and housing
  • Weekly journal clubs
  • GRE preparation course
  • Weekly professional development workshops
  • Sponsored social activities
  • Final poster presentation

2019 Dates

May 19 – July 26

Apply by February 20. 

Email Juanita Limas if you have questions.

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