Students are eligible to apply for the BP-ENDURE program if they meet the following criteria:
Be members of diverse group (as per NIH RFA MH-10-070), first-generation college students, economically disadvantaged, or have a documented disability
Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
Be committed to applying to a Ph.D. program in a neuroscience-related area
Be a college sophomore or junior
To request a Word format application & to submit supporting documentation, please contact Kizzy Vazquez
Deadline for all application materials: January 31st
One page essay required, describing your career goals, research interests/experience, the type of neuroscience doctoral program to which you would like to apply, and any other helpful information for the admissions committee.
Transcripts (Unofficial from home school & Official from transfer school)
2 letters of recommendation (sent by recommenders directly to program administrator)
You may find the SciMon network of interest. Partially funded via an Institutional Innovation through Integration (I3) award to Hunter College from the National Science Foundation, SciMON (the Science Mathematics Opportunities Network) is Hunter's I-Cubed project. If you do apply through the SciMon program, please be sure to complete both the "General Application" form and the supplementary "General Application Supplemental Form: BP-Endure Program".
Research in Neuroscience
Career Enrichment and Development
Summer Research Placements at partnering universities
You may apply to the program using: (1) this application form, (2) a paper application form (found under "Resources") or (3) via the SciMon portal . Please submit all supporting documentation (transcript(s), letters) to program administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BP-ENDURE at Hunter College of CUNY and NYU is supported by the National Institutes of Health