Rutgers Youth Enjoy Science (RUYES) Research Program (New Brunswick, NJ)

Friday, Jan 29, 2021

Students in the RUYES program will:

  • Receive hands-on training in cutting-edge cancer research.
  • Conduct research in mentor-supervised laboratories for 10 weeks per summer for two consecutive years.
  • Prepare a poster and a 10-minute talk based on their research experience for presentation at the Annual Research Day.
  • Participate in educational seminars addressing key concepts in cancer and exploring the research literature.
  • Receive compensation for their time and other possible expenses.

Who Is Eligible?
To be eligible for the RUYES program a student must be:

  1. A rising high school junior/senior or rising freshman/sophomore undergraduate
  2. From one of the following underrepresented backgrounds:
    • African American
    • Hispanic/Latino
    • Native American
    • Alaska Native
    • Pacific Islander
    • A first generation college student
    • From a lower socioeconomic background
  3. A citizen or permanent resident (green-card holder) of the United States
  4. Willing to commit to two full years of participation in the program
  5. Highly motivated and academically able to pursue a career in biomedical/cancer science

Read more and apply by March 31