EMGS Undergraduate Research
Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: February 11

This scholarship program provides funding to encourage scientific research by underrepresented undergraduate students and supports their attendance at the EMGS annual meeting.

If you have questions or would like more information about this program, please contact Dr. Mike Kemp (mike.kemp@wright.edu).


  1. Financial support ($500 for materials and supplies) is provided for underrepresented undergraduate student awardees to conduct a research project in an EMGS member’s lab.
  2. Travel support (up to $2,000) for undergraduate student awardees to attend the annual EMGS meeting and to present their research findings as a poster and/or platform presentation. EMGS pays registration, three days lodging and per diem, and travel.

Application requirements:

  1. Applicant should seek sponsorship of an EMGS member
  2. Applicant typically conducts research project in his/her sponsor’s lab for at least one semester
  3. Application form: student identification information
  4. CV of applicant
  5. Provide a letter of recommendation from your EMGS sponsor:

    Using the Notice of NIH’s Interest in Diversity (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-031.html) as a guide, the letter of recommendation should address how the applicant qualifies as an underrepresented undergraduate student.

Awards will be announced on March 1.

Undergraduate Research Application Form

EMGS Undergraduate Research Scholarship Award Past Recipients:

Isabela Contreras
Albert Rivera

Nader Abdalla
Celeste Marin

Estefany Merino Rojas
Amanda Morin