Purdue fellowships designed to open door to scientific research for those with physical impairments
February 22, 2012
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new research center based in Purdue University's Discovery Park will award undergraduate and graduate fellowships for students who dream of studying science but face hurdles because of physical impairments.
The Institute for Accessible Science (IAS) will grant summer fellowships to six undergraduate students with disabilities to perform independent biomedical research at Purdue. The program, lasting eight weeks and set to begin in June, will provide students with a stipend valued at $4,000, in addition to covering travel and housing expenses. Read Full Story