"As an undergraduate researcher, I am learning things that I am so excited about. I finally get to use my education and put it to use. It isn’t just pictures and text in books anymore."
-Brittney McKenzie, GenOM ALVA 2008
The GenOM Project is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and in part by the Genentech Foundation. The program provides educational and research opportunities as well as academic support for underrepresented minority students interested in genomics and life sciences research at the University of Washington.
GenOM Project News
UW GenOM Summer Undergraduate Research Program»
The UW GenOM Summer Undergraduate Research Program application is now available. This program provides research funding for University of Washington undergraduate students for summer 2014. Applicants are responsible for finding and confirming their own laboratory placements. The application deadline is April 15, 2014.
UW GenOM ALVA Summer 2014»
The UW GenOM ALVA Summer Research Program is a 9-week residential program for incoming freshmen at the University of Washington's main campus. The application period for this summer's program has now closed. Admission decisions will be made by April 14, 2014.
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Monday, March 31, 2014
Leadership 1000 Scholarship
This scholarship is for Washington residents that plan to attend or are currently attending a 4-year university in Washington state and meet the income requirements. The application closes at 5pm PST.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program Application Deadline
This program is for low-income, first generation undergraduate students interested in research spanning a variety of fields.
Friday, May 17, 2014
17th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium
This is a great opportunity to learn about the great research undergraduates are doing at UW. It will be held in Mary Gates Hall.