Application

Basic Research Immersion Training Experience (BRITE)


APPLICANT'S CONTACT INFORMATION

 

APPLICANT'S AFFILIATION

I am currently in the class of:


APPLICANT'S CERTIFICATION OF US CITIZENSHIP

I certify that I am a United States citizen or have permanent residency status in the United States. (NOTE: The NIH requires US Citizenship or permanent residency status for participants in the BRITE program)


APPLICANT'S STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT

Initial each statement below to indicate that, if selected as a BRITE Scholar, you agree to the following commitments.

I will commit to the full program without interruptions. (Standard vacation time will be available)
I will commit to work on my project and publish my research results under the direct guidance of my research mentor.
I will present the results of my research at KSU-CVM Phi Zeta Research Day.
I agree to follow the university rules and regulations pertaining to my work.


APPLICANT'S ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Please indicate previous degree(s) received:

Are you currently in a combined DVM-Masters(MS or MPH) Program?
Are you currently in a combined DVM-PhD program?

APPLICANT'S TRANSCRIPTS

Please provide copies of your transcripts from undergraduate and professional coursework. Also provide copies of your MCAT or GRE scores (if taken). Unofficial copies are acceptable. These may be either attached here or emailed to lenaym@vet.k-state.edu.

Please include: "Transcript_Name of School" as filename if transcripts.
 

 

 

 
If you are a DVM student, please provide your current DVM GPA:


APPLICANT'S REFERENCES

Please ask two individuals familiar with your research potential to submit letters of reference to Dr. Bruce Schultz (c/o Lenay Marteney: lenaym@vet.k-state.edu). References may include faculty members from the veterinary college, undergraduate or other academic institutions attended by the applicant, as well as industrial scientists and/or other supervisors/employers. Please provide the names and contact information for your references in the spaces provided.

Reference: 1

 

Reference: 2

 

APPLICANT'S RESEARCH INTERESTS

Faculty members representing six departments/units at Kansas State University have agreed to participate in the BRITE veterinary student program.

Students may also seek training experiences with additional faculty members at Kansas State University or other institutions if prior approvals are obtained from the proposed research mentor, the BRITE program director (Dr. Schultz), and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Schultz is available to facilitate laboratory placement for interested students.

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A) Research Focus

Please Indicate the research foci that interest you:

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B) Mentor Preference

Please select the appropriate statement in reference to your mentor selection for this program.



MENTOR DEPARTMENT & RESEARCH AREA





















If you are interested in working with a specific mentor who is not listed in the table. His/Her contact information is:


 

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C) Past Experience and Long-Term Goals

Have you had any prior research experience?


If Yes, Please attach a brief (one-paragraph or 1/2-page) description of your past research experience.

 

In one to two pages (12-point font, single-space, 1-inch margins) please address the following issues:

  • What is your interest and motivation for applying to the program?
  • What are your expectations about the program and what do you hope to accomplish?
  • Expand on your area of research interest.
  • What do you think makes you an outstanding candidate for this opportunity?
  • What are your long-term career goals?
 

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PLEASE NOTE:

- BRITE Scholars are paid through a stipend and are not an employee of the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. This means no taxes are taken from the payment and the scholar will be responsible for income taxes as required by state and federal laws.

- GRA insurance is not available to scholars through the BRITE program

- The amount paid for the scholar’s tuition and fees is determined by their residency status.

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APPLICANT'S RESEARCH INTERESTS

I have:






By signing this document you are granting permission to obtain your academic record from CVM and share your application with faculty participating in the program, funding sponsors, and the program advisory committee.

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If you would like to manually fill out this document and email it in, you can find a printable version here.