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UC Santa Cruz Genomics Undergrad Awarded Prestigious NIH Research Scholarship

Portrait of Stefanie Brizuela
Portrait of Stefanie Brizuela
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Alexis Morgan

Genomics Institute Scholar Recognized with NIH Scholarship, Paid Summer Training

UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute Office of Diversity scholar and BD2K Summer UP participant Stefanie Brizuela has been selected by the Scientific Review Committee of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) as a UGSP Scholar. 

As a UGSP Scholar, Brizuela will receive a scholarship for qualified educational and living expenses up to $20,000 for the 2017-2018 academic year. Brizuela will also be paid to participate in research training  at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland for the next two summers. After graduating from UC Santa Cruz, Brizuela will obtain one year of employment at the NIH as a research trainee in exchange for each year of scholarship support received.