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Rising BME Scholars Regional Conference 2024

June 19 - 21, 2024

The 2024 Rising BME Scholars Regional Career Conference is part of a collaborative effort to recruit, strengthen, and diversify the next generation of academic researchers and educators in biomedical engineering.

This event will give participants the opportunity to learn from faculty and from each other about pathways to professional success and reward in academic careers.

Faculty and career sponsors from partnering institutions will be on-site to answer questions about academic careers in BME. Networking events and poster sessions will allow time for faculty-scholar interactions across a broad range of BME departments and universities.

Participants will have their travel and lodging covered and will receive an honorarium.

Apply by March 1, 2024

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Rising BME Scholars will be early to mid-stage doctoral students, at least one year prior to graduation. They will receive an honorarium and travel award for participation.

Nominations and applications are especially welcome from students at our partner institutions and from those that are traditionally underrepresented in engineering. Nominations and applications are welcome from individuals of any ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability, veteran status, socio economic status, first generation to college status, and religion.

Apply at button below by March 1, 2024.

Important details before you apply:

  • Complete application at link below, include a statement, and upload your resume.
  • Participants will have their travel and lodging covered and will receive an honorarium.

Apply Now!

This conference was a great educational and networking event. The lecture series covered a wide range of amazing topics and the networking events gave trainees a great opportunity to get to know future colleagues in the field.

Suzanne Alvernaz  |  2023 Rising Scholar

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University of Arkansas

University of Illinois Chicago

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Iowa

University of Kansas

University of Michigan

University of Minnesota

University of Wisconsin–Madison

Washington University in St. Louis

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Have questions?

Email risingscholars2024@uic.edu