Agents of Change (AoC) SF Build Merck Scholarship

  • Awarding Department: SF BUILD
  • Scholarship Intent: Professional development in biomedical research.
  • Criteria:
    1. Intent to pursue a biomedical research career relevant to community health.
    2. Interest in working with historically underrepresented communities.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Freshmen, Sophmore, Junior, Senior and Graduating Senior and 2nd BA Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing and Entering SFSU Students.
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A (No minimum GPA Requirement)
  • Contact Person: Audrey Parangan-Smith
  • Campus Address: SF BUILD/ Biology Department Hensill Hall
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2742
  • Email: sfbuild@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: https://sfbuild.sfsu.edu/
  • Number of Awards: varies
    Amount of Awards: varies
  • Requirements and Expectations
    Participate in one SF BUILD AoC (Agents of Change) Workshop or asynchronous online module.
    Complete an essay reflecting on the impact of this scholarship on your academic path at the end of the semester.

Award
$2,000
Scopes
Biology
Deadline
10/17/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. This scholarship requires that you have an intent to pursue a biomedical research career that impacts community health. Share more about your aspirations in this area and what you hope to achieve. Please respond in 250-500 words
  2. List all of your recent work experience (within the last 18months). This can include volunteer work, internships, employment, research, service learning, ect.
    • Employment (if none please type none)
    • Internship Work (if none please type none)
    • Research (if none please type none)
    • Service Learning (if none please type none)
    • Service Learning (if none please type none)
    • Volunteer Work (if none please type none)
  3. Please describe your current, or recent, involvement with biomedical research projects that impact community health. This can be one of the work activities you described in the previous question. Please respond in 250-500 words
  4. Choose one of the following topics to read about
  5. Which topic area did you select and why? Please respond in 250-500 words
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