PRCEN student fellowship
Only full-time students that are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents, and are enrolled in a pertinent academic graduate program from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), or in our educational partner, the Metropolitan University (UMET) are eligible for the program fellowships. A minimum of a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA and GPS) in the bachelor´s degree and in the applicable graduate program are required.
Students interested in applying need to identify a principal investigator (PI) who is willing to sponsor them. Students sponsored by Participating PIs in the program will have preference, but student application with a sponsoring-PI who is submitting a self-initiated project with a strong environmental and neuroscience component that fits into the PRCEN aims and objectives, will receive full consideration.
The participating PI will need to write a recommendation letter for each sponsored student with a short description of the research project in which the student will participate in, highlighting how it fits into the aims and objectives of the PRCEN. Applications by non- participating PIs should present more comprehensively the research project (abstract, specific aim page, research strategy, available resources...) that will have to be approved by the scientific committee prior any decision by the educational committee about the student admission into the fellowship program.