Scientist.com is excited to offer a new scholarship to US-based university undergraduates participating in academic research. The NCAA’s passage of its NIL rule in 2019 enables college athletes to get paid for usage of their name, image and likeness and was intended to compensate those students for contributing to their universities. Unfortunately, undergraduates and graduate STEM students are often unpaid for their research. If the pandemic has taught us anything it is that we need to identify, nurture, incentivize and reward our future world problem solvers.
As a result of these recent developments, Scientist.com will be offering our own NIL grant of $50,000 to be divided among 10 promising junior or senior undergraduate researchers ($5,000 each). If you know of any potential applicants, they should apply below.
Our team believes that supporting people in entering STEM fields is crucial to the future of innovative scientific research. We make it a point to mentor and support individuals that are early in their education and career. In the spirit of the NIL, we look forward to collaborating with the students that are chosen to receive the award so they can work as brand ambassadors for Scientist.com.
Must be a junior or senior currently enrolled in a STEM program in undergraduate university based in the United States
Must have a confirmed position working in a lab in the spring of 2023
Must submit the application by December 14th, 2022
Must agree to their Name, Image, and Likeness being shared in promotional material
Must collaborate as Scientist.com brand ambassador for 9 months following the dispersement of the award.
Scientist.com’s mission is to empower and connect scientists worldwide. Our digital research platform combines sophisticated AI technology with white-glove Research Concierge® support to enable scientists to run more innovative experiments in less time and at lower cost. Scientist.com operates private enterprise marketplaces for most of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies, over 100 biotechnology companies, and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). For over a decade Scientist.com has connected global research organizations with laboratories and contract research organizations (CROs) to simplify decentralized R&D. The marketplace saves researchers time, reduces costs, provides access to the latest research innovations and ensures regulatory compliance.
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