The Dates for the 2021 summer research program are May 24, 2021 – July 30, 2021. Outreach Scholars will complete one week of orientation followed by a nine-week mentored internship to gain experience in community-based research. Outreach Scholars are expected to be present on campus approximately 32 hours/week. At the end of the program, Outreach Scholars will prepare an abstract and a research poster to present at both the Mississippi IDeA Conference and the Mississippi Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting. Applications due by January 29, 2021.

For more information and application please visit https://msinbre.org/outreach-scholars/. For questions about the internship, please contact Mrs. Sermin Aras at sermin.aras@usm.edu or at 601.266.4384.

** Applicants must be a Mississippi or Louisiana resident and a valid US citizen to be eligible to apply. ** *Please note that all program training and internship dates are subject to change due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

** Please also note, the Mississippi INBRE Outreach Scholars Program is prepared to offer a virtual summer research program in place of the in-person internship should COVID restrictions resume for Summer 2021.