Local Triangle PhD Students Receive Funding from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Monday, September 23, 2019
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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – Several PhD graduate students from local universities received professional development support to help ensure their success in predoctoral graduate studies. The Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program (GDEP) provides $5,000 over two years to support underrepresented Ph.D. candidates enrolled in a North Carolina university and conducting biomedical research.

Funds will support the following:

  • Support for travel to participate in conferences, workshops, courses, and training.
  • Costs associated with the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies related to their research, presentation, short course enrollment, workshops, and training.
  • Participation in a peer network system of diversity and/or underrepresented graduate students.

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