AoC Fellows Program (Call For Nominations)

Acceptance of nominations due August 31, 2022.
Students: To apply for this fellowship, you must be nominated by a faculty member.

Goals of the AOC Fellows Program

  • Provide funding opportunities for students who are engaged in biomedical research projects that impact community health.
  • Provide professional development for students in biomedical sciences who are engaged in social justice work 
  • Connect students to a wider network of professionals and students working to support social justice in biomedical science 

How will the AOC Fellows program benefit me in my career?

  • Support your career trajectory in the biomedical field (e.g. Master’s, Ph.D., MD/Ph.D., MD, MPH) 
  • Supply financial support for academic and professional development activities
  • Provide networking, peer mentoring, and community building
  • $5,000 for the semester 

Program Requirements and Expectations

  • Participate in one AOC workshop a semester 
  • Participate in monthly reflections through iLearn 
  • Culminating report back project (ie. final reflections, social media post)

Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or master’s student at SFSU in a biomedical major, or recently graduated from SFSU within 1 year.
  • Intent to pursue graduate or professional school within 1-2 years
  • Interested in biomedical research relevant to community health
  • Nominated by BUILD faculty 
  • Committed to social justice through the use of science 
  • Currently involved, or previously participated, in supporting community-engaged research.

How to Apply

1. SF BUILD Faculty Nominations - Rolling acceptance for Summer 2022: May 18, 2022 until Aug 31, 2022

For faculty nominations, email a Letter of Support for your student nominee to Carol Umanzor at cumanzor@sfsu.edu.

2. Student Nominee Acceptance due by Aug 31, 2022

Student nominees send acceptance of nomination and CV to Carol Umanzor at cumanzor@sfsu.edu.