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Eligibility Criteria

  • An overall GPA of 3.4 or higher

  • Rising sophomore to junior-level students are eligible to apply

  • Committed to pursuing a Ph.D. degree in a STEM discipline or a combined MD/PhD degree

  • Additional consideration given to applicants with documented/anticipated research and leadership experience

How to Apply

The LINCS Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for its fourth cohort of LINCS Scholars. The application deadline is Monday, February 13, 2023 @ 11:59PM EST

LINCS 23-25 Application Flyer

Quick Points

  • The LINCS Scholars Program is a Living and Learning in an Interdisciplinary Networked Community of STEM Scholars.

  • The goal of the program is to improve access to STEM research careers for women of color by leveraging professional and social networks through social justice empowerment.

  • LINCS Scholars are two-year cohorts of STEM students who are interested in careers in biomedical sciences.

  • The 2023-2025 cohort of LINCS Scholars are the fifth and current cohort.

  • Interested students should be sophomores, juniors, and seniors majoring in STEM disciplines at Spelman College.

  • LINCS Scholars will participate in monthly meetings with directors and their fellow scholars to include workshops as well as bonding activities and trips.


LINCS Scholars Program

Kimberly Jackson, Ph.D.



Mentewab Ayalew, Ph.D. 


Patrice Cuff, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator