Info for STC-CCC Faculty & Students

For graduate students in Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry.

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
  • 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

UCSF-SFSU STC Center for Cellular Construction




To access UCSF resources:


Getting to UCSF:


Intercampus exchange program:

  • San Francisco Consortium for UCSF cross-registration, HERE and HERE


STC CCC monthly scholarship checks:

Click here for instructions on Direct Deposit for checks


Other Documents and Articles: