Who can apply
We are seeking current freshmen, sophomore and junior high school students who identify from racial and ethnic groups which are currently underrepresented in medicine and science (American Indian/native Alaskan, Black, or African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian/Pacific islander, underrepresented Asian populations (e.g., Vietnamese, Cambodian, Indonesian).
No background in scientific research is necessary, but solid academic performance and an interest in medicine and/or science is preferred. We will further consider preference for students who are from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Students must attend public or charter schools to be eligible; in addition, preference will be given to students who attend schools in the urban metropolitan Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas, school districts.