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SACNAS Opportunities

Please note that as of June 2024, the University of Utah is reorganizing resources for students due to mandates from the UT State Legislature.  The list below of opportunities has been temporarily shortened during this restructuring.

More information on the legislation and the University's response can be found here:

HB 261 and the U

Along with the opportunities we have listed, we encourage you to check out funding opportunities compiled by Johns Hopkins University here.  

Level Opportunity Description
Undergraduate Bioscience PhD Program, University of Utah Information on how to apply for the PhD programs in the Biosciences within the University of Utah
Undergraduate, Graduate, Postdoctoral National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) Mentoring network promoting equal opportunity in science
Undergraduate Genomics Summer Research for Magnificence, University of Utah 10-week summer research program for undergraduate students interested in genomics research, personalized medicine and biosciences
Undergraduate Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) Intensive 10-week research experience mentored by a University of Utah faculty member
Undergraduate Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programs (UROP) Provides undergraduate students and mentors the opportunity to work together on research or creative projects
Undergraduate, Graduate Biomedical Engineering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. program, University of Utah Information on how to apply for educational programs in Biomedical Engineering within the University of Utah
Undergraduate, Graduate, Postdoctoral Pathways to Science Database for opportunities within science
Undergraduate Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship STEM scholarship
Undergraduate, Graduate, Postdoctoral Center for Native Excellence and Tribal Engagement Advocates for American Indian and Alaskan Native students through recruitment and retention projects that lead to graduation
Undergraduate, Graduate, Postdoctoral SACNAS National Opportunities Board Database of opportunities for students and post-docs
Undergraduate Native American Summer Research Internship (NARI) 10-week paid summer internship with a member of the Health Sciences campus at the University of Utah
Graduate University of Utah Bioscience PhD Program Information about the graduate program and how to apply
Graduate Training Grants and Initiatives List of training grant funding opportunities at the U
Undergraduate, Graduate, Postdoctoral National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) Provides researchers across all career stages in the sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development training
Graduate NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information for applying for the funded fellowship opportunity
Graduate, Postdoctoral Ford Foundation Fellowship Fellowship aimed at increasing equal opportunity in the nation's colleges and universities
Graduate HHMI Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study Fellowship for exceptional graduate students committed to increasing equal opportunity, especially those who will become faculty members at colleges and universities
Graduate NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) Encourage and retain outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers
Graduate, Postdoctoral Science Postdoctoral Opportunities List of open postdoctoral fellowships opportunities
Postdoctoral NSF Special Programs for Postdoctoral Fellows NSF-related fellowship opportunities for postdoctoral fellows
Postdoctoral HHMI Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program Fellowship supporting equal opportunity early career life scientists in academic labs across the U.S.