Eligibility for program participation:

  • Currently enrolled University of Michigan undergraduate student
  • Graduate students enrolled at accredited U.S. academic institutions
  • U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Permanent Resident
  • Minimum cumulative 2.9 GPA
  • Meet the NIH eligibility requirements:
    • Identify as a member of an underrepresented group in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences (including Black/African American, Latinx, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander); rural; and low socio-economic groups
  • Must demonstrate Spanish language proficiency (spoken, written, and reading) for Chile and Nicaragua sites
  • Please note: PhD and Post-docs, if you are currently funded through NIH, you are ineligible to receive a stipend though MHRT. However, all other costs would be covered by the MHRT program.