Apply fall of junior year.
The United Negro College Fund and The Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Fellowship is intended to encourage African American undergraduate students in furthering their science education and pursuing biomedical science careers by providing tuition support and opportunities for research experience in a state-of-the-art industrial laboratory. The fellowship consists of a summer internship prior to your senior year and a second summer internship upon graduation. The award is up to a maximum of $35,000 that consists of a scholarship of up to $25,000 and two summer research internship stipends totaling at least $10,000.
Additional information may be found at UNCF-Merk Science Initiative.