Fellowships and Scholarships

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AoC Leaders

Agents of Change Leaders Program

The AoC Leaders Program seeks 4 leaders for our pilot year program. We are piloting a peer mentorship program that will leverage the navigational skills of our students to support other students in the health and biomedical pathways. Please see application for more details. Feel free to email Carol Umanzor with any questions at cumanzor@sfsu.edu

Due May 17th

AOC Fellow Travel Award, student presenting to two other students

Agents of Change (AoC) Travel Award

The AoC Travel Award is a $2,000 award to support SF State students currently involved in community engaged biomedical research projects who will be presenting their research at a research conference.

Application Due Date: Rolling acceptance through May 31st 2024 (based on funding availability)  

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Agents of Change (AoC) Merck Fellows Program - Nominations and Renewals

The AoC Fellows Program provides funding opportunities for students who are engaged in biomedical research projects that impact community health. Open to undergrads, grads, and post-bacs that have graduated up to 1 year. 

Update SUMMER 2024: Deadline 6/23

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Agents of Change (AoC) SF BUILD Merck Scholarship

The AoC SF BUILD Merck Scholarship provides an academic scholarship for students who are engaged in biomedical research projects that impact access to community health. Open only to enrolled grad and undergrad students.


Deadline for Spring 2024 was on February 12, 2024.