Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biology
Long Island University is
proud to offer students the opportunity to become leaders in the
exciting field of biomedical research. The RISE
and Bridge programs, funded by the National
Institute of Health, are open to outstanding students from
under-represented minorities who wish to build the future by conducting
life saving research in all areas of biomedical science.
Making for a better tommorw: Biomedical research
Come to LIU and RISE to New Heights!
|The RISE program provides
research opportunities and monetary support to
both undergradaute and graduate
students from historically under-represented
minorities who wish to pursue careers in biomedical research.
Specialized training and coursework is designed to help
prepare students for performing two full years of research.
During the academic year, the student performs research
under the expert guidance of the LIU faculty member
of his or her choice. During the summer months, the
student will be sponsored to perform extra-mural research
at a leading biomedical institution. Students
are also given extensive preparation for the Graduate Record
Exam, and will gain valuable experience in preparing material
for publication and in making public presentations of their
- A twelve month stipend totalling
$15,000 per year
- Academic scholarships from
$5,000 - $10,000 annually in tuition, depending
- A stipend starting at
$9,000 per year for freshman and rising to $11,000
per year by your senior year.
All applicants must be a member
of a historically under-represented minority, as defined
by sections 301 and 405 of the Public Health Service Act.
Also, applicants must have a genuine interest in pursing
a Ph.D. in a biomedical field of study. Undergradute
applicants must possess an SAT score of 1100 or
higher and have a high school average of 85 or
better (GPA of 3.00 or above for transfers).
Graduate applicants must hold a bachelors degree
in either a chemical or biological discipline and
possess and undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or better.
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to the Doctoral Degree
In conjunction with Albert Einstein College of Medicine
of Yeshiva University
(Graduate Students Only)
Biology Departments at Long Island University, Brooklyn
Campus have established a program to help minority students
gain admittance to the Albert
Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM) in nearby Bronx,
NY, to pursue Ph.D. programs in the biomedical sciences.
In collaboration with a mentoring laboratory at the Albert
Einstein College of Medicine, students will also pursue
research at Long Island University, Brooklyn in one of several
areas, gaining valuable research experience in a nurturing
environment with a high faculty-to-student ratio. Tutoring
will be available from full-time faculty and student progress
will be closely monitored. Like all graduate students
at Albert Einstein, they are guaranteed a full scholarship
on admission. The scholarship will cover all tuition costs
and a monthly stipend during their training at Albert Einstein.
- Full tuition remission from
LIU for your M.S. studies
courses designed to satisfy the dual requirements of
an LIU M.S. degree and the admissions requirements for
the Ph.D. programs at Albert Einstein.
- M.S. research assistant stipend
of $15,000 per year.
- Ressearch at LIU is done in
full collaboration with a mentor at AECOM, allowing
you to become familiar with the people and facilities
at your future Ph.D. school.
students will be given preferential admission to the Graduate
Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine!