Aiding Students of Biology
BS/MD Program: The BS/MD program..........
Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program: The MARC Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program has been funded by the National Institutes of Health since June 1, 1980. The objective of the program is to increase the number of well-prepared minority students who can compete successfully for entry into graduate programs leading to the Ph.D. degree in the biomedical sciences.
Minority Biomedical Research Support - Support of Continuous Research Excellence
(MBRS/SCORE): The MBRS-SCORE program has received continuous funding since 1973 from National Institutes of Health, the National Institute General Medical Sciences. The primary goals of the program are to increase the number of minority scientists in biomedical research and to enhance the infrastructure which supports biomedical research at institutions that serve large numbers of minority students.
Project Tiger Teach (PTT
): The TSU PTT program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert
Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program that seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers. It provides funds to institutions of higher education to support scholarships, stipends, and academic programs for undergraduate STEM majors and post-baccalaureate students holding STEM degrees who earn a teaching credential and commit to teaching in high-need K-12 school districts. (Phone 615-963-5769; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
TSU PTT Press Release 082813
Undergraduate Research and Mentoring (URM
) in Ecology and Environmental Science Program: The TSU URM Program is a new program supported the National Science Foundation. The objective of the program is to mentor and prepare minority undergraduate students to pursue graduate degrees and successful careers in Ecology and Environmental Science.
URM Grant Press Release 080709
URM Program Flyer
By affiliation agreement with the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, a wide range of marine biology courses may be taken for resident credit by Departmental majors. In addition, the department maintains a listing of available summer research and training programs in the MARC program office.