HHMI_Undergrad_appl

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Louisiana State University Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professors Program HHMI Professors Program Undergraduate Mentor Louisiana State University, leading the way in the advancement of knowledge and intellectual inquiry, is proud to announce its annual competition for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Professors Program Scholarship . This unique scholarship focuses on the productivity and success of underrepresented groups of students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) areas. The HHMI Professors Program targets undergraduate students in STEM areas with GPAs between 2.5 and 3.0. Successful applicants will be awarded a scholarship of $3,000 per year. Our goal is to empower students to gain knowledge about their own cognitive system through a combination of undergraduate research, mentoring, and new teaching strategies, and through the development of new models for undergraduate training, creating a self-perpetuating atmosphere that encourages students to advance into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). ________________________________________________________________________________________ Eligibility: HHMI Undergraduate Mentors will be chosen from candidates who demonstrate potential for success in a STEM undergraduate program, and who also show promise for success in a STEM doctoral program. Preference will be given to candidates who will enter the program as sophomores. ________________________________________________________________________________________ Minimum Requirements: Will contribute to the life and diversity of the STEM student body by supporting the goals of this program of respecting and learning from fellow students with diverse backgrounds and experiences Plans to pursue an undergraduate degree in a STEM discipline Academic record meets the following criteria: ¾ GPA must be between 2.5 to 3.0
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This document was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course CMST 2061 at LSU.

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