NSF STC Center for Cellular Construction (CCC) Scholars

For Graduate students in Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry.

UCSF website: http://ccc.ucsf.edu/


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.

  • $23,000 stipend + In-state Tuition per year of the program for 2-years contingent on successful research progress and completion of academic course work
  • Summer and Academic year research
  • Weekly colloquium
  • Graduate placement activities
  • Travel to a major scientific meeting to share research results

Applicant eligibility:

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