Diversity, Respect, and Inclusion are Vital for Excellence (DRIVE) in Research Pathway
The Diversity, Respect, and Inclusion are Vital for Excellence (DRIVE) in Research Pathway aims to improve the diversity of the research workforce underrepresented in maternal and child health-related research while supporting mentorship and training. This program is intended to maintain and grow the pathway of diverse students interested in pursuing biomedical research careers. DRIVE is funded by the LPFCH Children’s Fund and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education.
The DRIVE in Research Pathway Program provides summer research experience and mentorship opportunities in maternal and child health research to underrepresented minorities (URM) / and first-generation and/or low-income (FLI) Stanford undergraduates.
This award provides a stipend to underrepresented minorities (URM) and first-generation and/or low income (FLI) Stanford undergraduate students currently enrolled in their sophomore year to work over Summer 2024 with established investigators with either extramural funding or substantial MCHRI funding on maternal and child health related research projects. Students must be available for 10 weeks from June 24, 2024 through August 30, 2024.
DRIVE Student Application Deadline: January 31st 2024
2023 DRIVE in Research Pathway Summer Research Program
The 2023 DRIVE in Research Pathway Program kicked off on June 26, 2023! Congratulations to the 2023 cohort of the DRIVE in Research Pathway program!
22 Stanford undergraduate students were selected and matched individually with an MCHRI faculty mentor to work on a maternal and child health research project over the summer.