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The admissions cycle for students to enter Auburn University’s Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement, or G-RISE, is now open. If you are interested in applying to Auburn for enrollment in fall 2022, in a biomedically related doctoral program and might be qualified for G-RISE, please consider applying to the G-RISE program.

Advantages of the G-RISE program include an enhanced stipend of up to $40,000 for up to 3 years, and support in your studies through a wide variety of resources, including a mentoring constellation designed to provide authentic experiences and hands-on mentoring to enhance the graduate education experience. Auburn G-RISE Scholars will be among the top graduate students at Auburn.

Interested students can find more information about applying for the G-RISE at Auburn program by reviewing this information sheet.

The application deadline is Nov. 19, 2021.

Program requirements:
A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a biomedical related field
U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Student must enroll in a doctoral program, related to biomedical research
Students can have been accepted to an Auburn doctoral program, but cannot have matriculated (in other words, students accepted for fall 2022 are eligible to apply)
Students must belong to an under-represented group in biomedical research as defined by the NIH 
For more information, please contact Dr. Bruce Smith