Petit Institute Seeking Mentors for Incoming Class of 2013 Petit Scholars

Accepting project submissions through Friday, October 19, 2012

The Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience is accepting project submissions from graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are interested in mentoring a member of the incoming class of 2013 Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars.  

The Petit Scholars program is a competitive scholarship program that offers highly innovative research opportunities to top undergraduate students for a full year.  The Petit Scholars mentoring program offers the mentor a unique, full-year mentoring and project management experience while simultaneously furthering their own research interests.  Mentors also receive travel funds and funds for materials and supplies.

Interested candidates must be currently conducting their own research in an IBB laboratory and must be available from January through December of 2013.  Faculty approval will be required.

Online project submissions will be accepted through Friday, October 19, 2012 and should outline an independent research project for a potential undergraduate scholar.   For full details about the Petit Mentor program, visit the website below.

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  • Kevin Parsons and Matthew Nipper, Petit Scholar and Mentor

For More Information Contact

Colly Mitchell, Program Administrator
Todd McDevitt, PhD, Program Faculty Advisor


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