MARC: Maximizing Access to Research Careers
The MARC-WSU program is an NIH-funded unique opportunity for undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds to embark on a two-year program of scientific research, leadership development, and graduate-school preparation.
Application Deadline for 2022
We will begin reviewing MARC applications on March 15, but we will continue to accept applications until all positions are filled.
All MARC-WSU students:
- Receive stipend and partial-tuition coverage for two years
- Gain valuable research experience
- Get a 10-week summer research experience at a research-intensive university
- Attend a national scientific meeting
- Experience academic, career, and personal guidance
- Pursue a career in biomedical research
About the MARC-WSU Program
MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers)
This program is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (project number 1T34GM141971-01) and is a partnership of the Office of the Provost, the Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement, the Graduate School, with WSU’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture and the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Alla Kostyukova is an associate professor in the Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering.
Samantha S. Gizerian is a scholarly associate professor in the Dept. of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN).