Apply to RISE

Eligibility Requirements

Haskell Indian Nations University students in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Students who are accepted into the program must be seeking an undergraduate degree in the sciences and have an interest in pursuing a career in biomedical research. Summer Science Academy participants will be given first priority.

Application Instructions

Please contact the RISE program coordinator for an application:

Becky Welton
Program Coordinator
Haskell Indian Nations University
155 Indian Avenue
133 Ross Hall
Lawrence, KS 66046


Applications are accepted throughout the year. Upon receipt, each application is reviewed by a steering committee consisting of faculty and staff from Haskell and KU, and offers are extended on a monthly basis. To inquire about the status of your application, please contact the RISE program coordinator.

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