Diversity Scholarship Resources

The State of Connecticut African-American Affairs Commission, (AAAC) has put together a Scholarship Book. The book contains information about scholarships, grants, resources and other useful information to enable students to have easier access to resources.
To access the AAAC Scholarship book, click this link http://aaac.cga.ct.gov/aaac/content-files/File/2015-2016%20Scholarship%20Book%20Final.pdf

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Variety of Scholarships for Hispanic or Latino students
Deadline: varies by award
Application: http://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/scholarship-guide-for-hispanic-students/

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Young Investigator Program

The Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS) at the University of Connecticut is pleased to announce an exciting research opportunity, the Young Innovative Investigator Program (YIIP).  YIIP provides academic training to underrepresented minority students who are dedicated to pursuing careers in biological and biomedical science while increasing the pipeline among the pool of academic scientists. By fulfilling the program requirements, YIIP Scholars will acquire the expertise to become a competitive candidate to enter a MD, MD-PhD or PhD program.

To learn more about YIIP and to apply, please click here.

For questions about YIIP, please contact Lana Angelo, YIIP Program Coordinator at langelo@uchc.edu or 860-679-7661.