Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative – College Enrichment Program

University of Connecticut Health Center
Health Career Opportunity Programs
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3920

P: (860) 679-3483
F: (860) 679-1875

Director: Marja Hurley

Contact: Jan Figueroa
P: (860) 679-3483
F: (860) 679-1875

Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative – College Enrichment Program

Year Program started: 1996

Max. Participants/Year: 5

Application Deadline: April

Program Timeframe: summer (six weeks)

Academic Level Targeted: College,

Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Any racial/ethnic group, Native American

Type of Program: Career/academic planning, Education

Program Attributes: For credit, Meals provided, Housing provided, Books/supplies provided, Stipend provided, Mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (college freshmen and sophomores who are enrolled at the University of Connecticut), disadvantaged status (economically/educationally disadvantaged), GPA/academic standing

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: bio (cellular), chemistry, dentistry, medicine, physics, calculus, PhD programs in biomedical or behavioral health research

Additional Comments: Applicants must meet all eligibility criteria, and have a high probability of fulfilling the social and educational goals of this program. Primary consideration is given to students who have participated in the Uconn Health Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative and Rowe Scholars Program.