NSF STC Center for Cellular Construction

For Graduate students in Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry.

UCSF website: http://ccc.ucsf.edu/

Purpose: To prepare students from underrepresented groups (African-American, Native American, Hispanic American and Pacific Islanders) and students with disabilities for biomedical careers by providing academic support and a stimulating research experience. The goal of the program is to prepare each participant for entrance into a competitive graduate program and successful completion of a PhD in the biomedical sciences.

  • $21,000/year plus in-state tuition
  • Summer and Academic year research
  • Graduate placement activities
  • Travel to a major scientific meeting to share research results

Applicant eligibility:

Must be a SF State student (or have applied to become one)
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Must commit to research for one year or more

Admissions Qualifications

For the admission qualifications to the Biology Department, see the graduate programs website HERE.

For admission qualifications to the Chemistry and Biochemsitry Department, see the gradaute programs website HERE.

For the SEO application, apply using the MA-MS/PhD Bridge or MS RISE application HERE. There is one application for all of the SEO gradaute programs.