Emerging Scholars Program, National African American Child and Family Research Center

Emerging Scholars Program, National African American Child and Family Research Center

A one-year-long research internship designed to increase knowledge and skills of students interested in community-based participatory research around economic/social mobility, early childhood education, childcare, fatherhood, or social determinants of health for African American children and families.

Scholars will recieve: 

  • Personalized cross-disciplinary training to strengthen their capacity to design and implement research that impacts African American children and families.
  • Personalized mentoring from experienced researchers who will create an Individual Development Plan (IDP) for success.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the evidence-base through peer-reviewed manuscripts and scientific presentations.
  • $20,000 stipend and additional financial support for professional development and travel to present research findings

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program
  • Majoring in social work, public administration, public health, education, or related fields
  • Current junior, senior, or graduate student
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.9 or higher
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident currently residing in the U.S

*Black/African American males strongly encouraged to apply

APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 4, 2022
Program Start Date: June 2022

For more information, please email aacfrc [at] msm [dot] edu

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