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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 15, 2021 @ 11:59 P.M. EST


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 2019-2021 LINCS Scholars are the third and current cohort.
  • Interested students include sophomores, juniors and seniors who major in STEM disciplines at Spelman.
  • Participate in monthly meetings with directors and bonding activities/trips.

CONTACT US

LINCS Scholars Program
lincsscholars@spelman.edu

Kwadernica Rhea, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator
404-270-4125
kwadernica.rhea@spelman.edu


Kimberly Jackson, Ph.D.

Co-Director

404-270-5792
kjackson@spelman.edu


Mentewab Ayalew, Ph.D. 

Co-Director
404-270-6200
mayalew@spelman.edu