The UNCF/Merck Science Initiative is dedicated to supporting the training of world-class African American biological and chemical scientists and engineers toward achieving the complementary goals and national economic competitiveness and social diversity.
This initiative provides scholarships and fellowships to at least 37 outstanding African American students per year – 15 at the undergraduate level, 12 at the graduate level and 10 at the postdoctoral level. This year’s scholarship/fellowship can be from $30,000 to $92,000. It continues the initiative which began in 1996 and will be renewed through 2015.
Applications should be submitted online at UNCF.org/umsi. Applications must be submitted no later than December 3, 2012. Please direct all questions to Carita Marrow at 202-810-0331