Travel awards and mentored experiences in University of Arizona Cancer Center member’s research groups are available to undergraduates through several programs.
ACTIVITIES LED BY THE OFFICE OF CANCER RESEARCH TRAINING & EDUCATION COORDINATION
Travel Awards - Provide funds for trainees to present at cancer-relevant conferences, learn new techniques in collaborator's laboratory, or attend workshops or short courses
Native American Cancer Prevention Program (NACP) Summer Research Internships - A paid internship designed to facilitate the entry of Native Americans into biomedical research and healthcare professions while engaging communities in research and training relevant to their needs.
Student Transformative Experiences to Progress under-represented Professionals (STEP-UP) - A 12-week summer program that provides undergraduates and graduates with a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention and control.
Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) - Participants work with a mentor to conduct original, self-directed research.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) - A group of ten research programs that provide participants with excellent research training in preparation for graduate school.