Case Study I (continued)

The specific objectives of the proposed MARC U*STAR program are to:

  1. Support 6 juniors and 6 senior honors students with stipends and a strong research experience with college faculty who are outstanding mentors

  2. Provide the students with mentored research experiences at intramural and extramural sites

  3. Provide an enriched curriculum with an interdisciplinary strength in the neurosciences with special MARC courses developed for MARC trainees

  4. Expose the MARC Trainees to role models and provide career guidance through a seminar series

  5. Have at least 33% of the MARC graduates enroll in graduate school and go on to receive a PhD