SPUR students will receive $4,000 to assist in the cost of lodging, meals, and other expenses.
On-campus housing is not available at UT Health; however, there are several extended stay hotels and other options nearby.
NINDS R25 - SPUR 2021 Application Requirements
-Must be a student in an undergraduate science degree program (U.S. institutions only).
-Must have successfully completed one year in an undergraduate degree program to include at least general biology and/or introductory chemistry.
-Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
***UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITIES, STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AND UNDERPRIVILEGED BACKGROUNDS WITH A STRONG DESIRE TO PURSUE PHD/MD-PHD ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
-Completed application form.
-Transcripts (official and/or unofficial to reflect courses taken and in progress).
-Two letters of reference from sources that are familiar with your academic capabilities and scientific knowledge. Recommenders can email letters to email@example.com.
-Please write a brief essay (500 words total) explaining why you are applying for this program. Please include:
A personal statement describing your career goals, how the program will help you move toward those goals, any experience you have had in a lab setting.