Juliet Santiago receives UF McNair scholarship

Congratulations to Juliet Santiago, an undergrad in Dr. Gordon Mitchell’s lab. Juliet has been selected to participate in the University of Florida’s Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program for 2017-2018.

The University of Florida (UF) Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and serves a diverse group of talented UF juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing graduate education and earning a doctorate.

Award: UF McNair provides scholars with a $2800 research stipend, GRE preparation course, travel money to attend the program’s conferences and prospective graduate institutions (amount not disclosed), and application fee waivers for graduate school.

Requirements: Students must demonstrate a true commitment to pursuing doctoral studies and agree to participate in all of the following: intensive faculty-guided summer research program, ongoing research/scholarly activity during the academic year, summer research methods & writing course, summer GRE prep classes, seminars, workshops, and advisement meetings with McNair staff. Participants are required to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.