Stipend Funds: Participants will receive a $35k/year salary 

They will be required to work as research postbaccalaureates in a lab.


Travel Funds: $1,200/year per participant

Travel Funds are set aside to travel to a scientific meeting (ABRCMS, SACNAS or SfN) to present your research, network with students and faculty from other institutions, and serve as ambassadors for our program with your peers.


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The Iowa Neuroscience Institute is committed to the inclusion of diverse voices and perspectives in our laboratories. We believe that the most impactful science is done when all members of the community feel a sense of belonging to discover.

Association of Multicultural Scientists

The Association of Multicultural Scientists (AMS) is a graduate student and Postdoctoral Scholar run organization seeking to promote the advancement of diversity and inclusion within biomedical sciences by supporting individuals from groups that have historically been underrepresented in biomedical research and science.