The Leadership Alliance
Box 1963
Providence, RI 02912

P: (401) 863-1474
F: (401) 863-2244

Director: Medeva Ghee

Contact: Barbara R. Kahn
P: (401) 863-7994
F: (401) 863-2244

Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program

Year Program Started: 1992

Max. Participants/Year: 260

Application Deadline: February 1

Program Timeframe: June - August

Academic Level Targeted: college

Type of Program: research, internship/fellowship, mentoring

Program Attributes: non-credit, meals provided, housing provided, transportation provided, stipend provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: area of residence (U.S. citizen or permanent resident), two semesters of undergraduate education completed and at least one remaining by the beginning of summer

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, biology, bio (cellular), bio (molecular), biophysics, biotechnology, chemistry, economics, epidemiology, engineering, engineering (biomed), genetics, pathology, pharmacology, psychology, science (biomed), science (computer, mathematical), science (environmental health), science (social, behavioral), science (health), statistics/biometrics/biostatistics

Additional Comments: Twenty-two member institutions offer comprehensive summer programs. This is a full-time research assignment, under the guidance of a faculty mentor, designed principally for underserved and underrepresented students preparing for graduate school. All participants present their research at the Leadership Alliance National Symposium.