Outreach Programs

2013 Summer Interns Welcome Dinner

The UNT Health Science Center created a novel Coordinated Plan to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in biomedical education and research. The plan includes funded and non-funded programs designed to: 

  1. Enhance awareness of educational opportunities for students in K-12
  2. Provide training in academic skills and in focused biomedical research for underrepresented college students and faculty from partner institutions
  3. Increase financial and economic opportunities for graduate students during both masters and doctoral studies.

The programs currently in place include:

Primary School Outreach Programs:

Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences (TABS)

Summer Programs for Undergraduate Students:

Summer Multicultural Advanced Research Training ( SMART)

Summer Training Among Research Scientists (STARS)

If you'd like to receive more information about summer internship opportunities please complete our information request form

Programs for Graduate Students:

Minority Opportunities in Research and Education (MORE)

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has received recognition for its longstanding history of programs aimed at increasing diversity within the scientific community. These awards include the Award for Excellence in Minority Recruitment from the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals, designation as an NIH-Minority Access Role Model Institution, and the President's Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering from the National Science Foundation.

This page last updated 10th Dec 2013