Off-Campus Research Opportunities, Funding, and Graduate Programs

This page is a live document: we will post links to external research programs, internships, fellowships, as they become available.

National Programs and Search Engines
Opportunities specifically for indigenous students
Resources for immigrants, refugees, and undocumented students
  • Twitter thread of opportunities for non-citizens or undocumented students
  • Immigrants Rising: List of Undergraduate Scholarships contains scholarships for undergraduate studies that don’t require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency. Other resources also available.
  • Summer Research and Professional Development Programs for Undocumented College Students in the USA in STEM Fields
  • Twitter thread of post-baccalaureate programs in biosciences that accept undocumented or DACA students

US Forest Service Temporary and Summer Job Openings
University of Minnesota
Veterinary
Medical/Clinical Focus
Outside Minnesota
Post-Bac and PREP programs -these programs are to prepare bachelor’s degree graduates for biomedical PhD or MD-PhD programs.
Grad School “Preview Weekends” – these are fully funded visits to a campus to learn about grad school.  The host school’s goal is to increase the diversity of their applicant pool.
Grad School Fee Waivers
National Scholarships
Shorter workshops, conferences, etc

SUMMER INTERNSHIP FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN GENOMICS (SING) [one week workshop in July]

ANNUAL BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE FOR MINORITY STUDENTS

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) – National Organization with an annual conference


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