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Wolves to Rams NIH Paid Research Internship

This internship provides training and experience in biomedical and behavioral research for 6 FRCC students per year. The program lasts for two full years, outlined below. Interns receive CSU transfer advising, research skills training, W2R community support, peer mentoring, monthly stipends, and tuition payments. In total, interns receive financial support of up to $40,000 over 24 months between FRCC and CSU.

This internship requires a commitment from students over two academic years, including two summers. Having paid research experience is critical for students pursuing behavioral and biomedical fields such as psychology, biomedical engineering, health and exercise science, microbiology, medical school, pharmaceuticals, biology, neuroscience, and many other human health fields. See a list of labs W2R interns will work in in summer 2021 here.

FRCC Fall     2021

FRCC Spring 2022

CSU Summer 2022

CSU Fall 2022

CSU Spring 2023

CSU Summer 2023

Full-Time Classes 12-15 Credits
15 hours of workshops per semester
up to $780/month stipend
up to $2,400 tuition payment
Full-Time Classes 12-15 Credits
15 hours of workshops per semester
up to $780/month stipend
up to $2,400 tuition payment
40 hours/week 10 weeks for research lab work
up to $780/month stipend
$300/week for travel and food costs
Full-Time Classes 12-15 Credits
15 hours of workshops per semester
up to $1,000/month stipend
up to $3071 tuition payment
Full-Time Classes 12-15 Credits
15 hours of workshops per semester
up to $1,000/month stipend
up to $3071 tuition payment
40 hours/week 10 weeks for research lab work
up to $1,000/month stipend
$300/week for travel and food costs

Eligibility Requirements

  • Have already earned a high school diploma or GED prior to fall semester 2021
  • Have not previously earned a bachelor’s degree (it’s ok if you have attended a university)
  • Currently enrolled at FRCC (any campus)
  • Plan to be enrolled at FRCC for fall 2021/spring 2022, and plan to transfer to CSU for fall 2022/spring 2023
  • US citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee/asylum status
  • Eligible for federal financial aid with FAFSA on file at FRCC for 2021-2022 academic year (FRCC FAFSA code is 007933)
  • Pursuing any of the following eligible CSU majors: biomedical sciences (pre-med), psychology, health & exercise science, nutrition & food science, microbiology, public health, any engineering degree, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, or zoology. 

How to Apply

  1. Bookmark the application page and write down your password, so you can log in and out of the application
  2. The application will be due Sunday, April 4 2021 @ 11:59 pm
  3. Type your essay responses into a word document so you don’t lose your work – then copy and paste into the application
  4. Questions? Come to our zoom drop-in application help workshops – we will review your essays and answer questions:
  5. We expect to notify all applicants prior to summer break about whether they have been selected
  6. Now you are ready to apply here: https://apps.natsci.colostate.edu/scholarships/w2r/ 

This program is funded by the National Institutes of HealthHistory of the NIH Logo | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Learn more about the summertime component of the W2R NIH Research Internship here.