The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Science for Life Graduate Student Mentor Award recognizes graduate students who participate in research and publication opportunities in the life sciences in collaboration with undergraduates.

Graduate students who receive awards will be recognized during a UF commencement ceremony each year.

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled at the University of Florida as a graduate student in the semester in which they apply for the award. The deadline to apply is February 27, 2012 at 5pm.

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Benefits include:

  *   $500 Award for continued research and involvement with undergraduates.
  *   Participation in award ceremonies
  *   Opportunity to mentor additional students in the Science for Life Program is possible.
  *   Involvement in events designed to share and discuss their work with the public