The following criteria are used in selecting RISE students:
- Full-time enrollment at Barry University.
- Majors in biology and chemistry.
- Grade Point Average of 3.0 or above.
- Desire to pursue a biomedical research career (PhD) that will ultimately prepare you for the diverse workforces.
- US Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Strong letters of recommendation from science faculty (3 required).
- Compliance with the national goals of the NIH RISE Program (www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/RISE/Pages/default.aspx)