The Summer 2021 UBRP cohort consists of 117 students and 82 mentors. Students are conducting research at the University of Arizona Tucson Campus, the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, and Barrow Neurological Institute.
The UBRP Ambassadors aim to strengthen the UBRP community by providing a number of opportunities for students to interact with each other and with others outside the UBRP community. Get involved with the UBRP Ambassadors. Find a list of upcoming events here.
Currently, UBRP has two different scholarships available for active students, the Travel Award and the Basics Needs Scholarship.
These awards are designed to support current UBRP, ASPET, EHS-TRUE, and NACP students in presenting their research at a scientific conference. A typical travel award amount is $500. Applications must be received at least one month prior to your conference. See the application for more information and the full set of requirements.
Basic Needs Scholarship
Thanks to the generosity of our donors, UBRP is able to distribute several small (~$100) scholarships to UBRP, ASPET, EHS-TRUE, or NACP students who are in financial need due to COVID-19 or other hardships, to help cover basic needs (food, utilities, transportation, medical expenses, etc.). Scholarships will be distributed directly to students’ Bursar’s accounts; recipients should be aware that if they have any outstanding dues with the Bursar’s Office, the scholarship will first be applied to those dues. To apply, simply e-mail Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org with a short description of your financial need and how the funds would benefit you (2-3 sentences). Recipients will be selected based on level of financial need; if approved, disbursement of the scholarship is anticipated to take place within a month’s time.
Applications for the Travel Award and Basic Needs Scholarship are accepted on a rolling basis; funds are limited, and decisions will be made on a first-come first served basis.