Undergraduate

APS Awardee Responsibilities and Tax Rules


  • David S. Bruce Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
  • David S. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Awards
  • Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology Fellowships
  • Short-Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons Fellowships
  • Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research Fellowships
  • Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowships
  • Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships
  • Video Contest: APS Presents…Phantastic Physiology Voyage: “Function Follows Form”

    Click on the button below to apply for any of the Awards listed above:

     



    David S. Bruce Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awards


    The David S. Bruce Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awards provide funds to undergraduate students ($400) who are presenting their research at the Experimental Biology meeting. To be considered for the awards, the candidate must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of the application; be the first author on a submitted abstract for the EB meeting; be working with an APS member, and have received the Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award. The recipients must attend and present a poster at the meeting. Selection of awardees is based on the quality of the poster and oral presentation of the poster to the David Bruce Award Selection Committee.

    See below for link for additional information and requirements.

    Deadline is January 12.





    David S. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Awards


    The David S. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Awards provide $100 and a 2-year complimentary membership with The American Physiological Society to undergraduate students who are presenting their research at the Experimental Biology meeting. To be considered for the awards, the candidate must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of the application, be the first author on a submitted abstract for the EB meeting, and be working with an APS member. Selection of awardees is based on the abstract, letter of application, and letter of support from the research host.

    See below for link for additional information and requirements.

    Deadline is January 12.





    Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology Fellowships


    The APS Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology (IOSP) Fellowship provides hands-on summer research experience for undergraduate underrepresented students interested in exploring comparative and evolutionary biology research careers. The program provides exposure to IOS mission areas of comparative and evolutionary research.

    See below for link for additional information and requirements.

    Deadline is February 1.


    Short-Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons Fellowship

    The APS Short-Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) Fellowship provides hands-on summer research experiences for undergraduate students who are from groups underrepresented in science. The program helps students explore biomedical research careers and provides exposure to the core NIDDK mission areas of diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition, obesity, and digestive, liver, urologic, kidney, and hematologic diseases.

    See below for link for additional information and requirements.

    Deadline is February 15.



    Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research


    The APS Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (STRIDE) Fellowship provides hands-on summer research experience for underrepresented undergraduate students interested in exploring biomedical research careers. The program provides exposure to the core National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) mission areas of cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, and sleep disorders research.

    See below for link for additional information and requirements.

    Deadline is February 1.


    Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowships 

    The Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowships (UGREF) are to support up to 6 full-time undergraduate students ($4,000 stipend, $1,300 EB travel support, $300 grant to research host) to continue work in the laboratory of an established investigator. The intent of this program is to encourage students with significant research experience to continue pursuing a career as a basic research scientist. Students and research hosts must be members of APS in good standing.

    See below for link for additional information and requirements.

    Deadline is February 1.



    Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships 

    The Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships (UGSRF) are to support up to 24 full-time undergraduate students ($4,000 stipend, $1,300 EB travel support, $300 grant to research host) to work in the laboratory of an established investigator. The intent of this program is to excite and encourage students with little or no research experience to pursue a career as a basic research scientist. Research hosts must be members of APS in good standing.

    See below for link for additional information and requirements.

    Deadline is February 1.





    APS Presents…Phantastic Physiology Voyage: “Function Follows Form”

    APS Presents…Phantastic Physiology Voyage: “Function Follows Form” video contest encourages undergraduate and graduate students to creatively connect with physiology and engages them with the broader public through a short video contest.

    Videos should creatively demonstrate and/or explore a specific physiological function in five minutes or less (including credits). The target audience is the general public. Video can be staged as a short play, commercial, news broadcast, talk show, music video, documentary etc. No professional assistance can be provided to produce the video in any manner.

    See below for link for additional information and requirements.

    Deadline is December 15.

     


Resources

Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (STRIDE)

The APS Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research (STRIDE) Fellowship provides hands-on summer research experience for underrepresented undergraduate students interested in exploring biomedical research careers. The program provides exposure to the core National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) mission areas.

David S. Bruce Awards for Undergraduate Students

Awards for undergraduates who submit a first-author abstract to the Experimental Biology meeting and for those who present their research as a poster at the meeting.

Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology (IOSP) Fellowship

The APS Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology (IOSP) Fellowship provides hands-on summer research experience for undergraduate underrepresented students interested in exploring comparative and evolutionary biology research careers.

Physiology Video Contest

APS Presents…Phantastic Physiology Voyage: “Function Follows Form” video contest encourages undergraduate and graduate students to creatively connect with physiology and engages them with the broader public through a short video contest.

Short-Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP)

APS STEP-UP Program helps undergraduate students from groups underrepresented in biomedicine to increase understanding of and exposure to careers in biomedical research, experience biomedical research in NIDDK-related area and develop research and presentation skills, and become part of professional research community.

Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowships (UGREF)

The Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowship program funds undergraduate students with significant prior laboratory research experience to work for the summer in the laboratory.

Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program (UGSRF)

Summer research fellowship for undergraduate students interested in physiology research.

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