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“I really enjoyed being part of the MSTAR program and am very glad that I chose to participate at UNC. I found my research exciting and the clinical rotations immensely useful. My mentor was wonderful and the staff/faculty coordinating MSTAR clearly care about MSTAR students.”

Program Overview

  • Administrators
  • Program Duration
  • Student Scholar Stipend

Expectations & Checklist

Preparation for the Program & Project

  • Contacting Your Mentor
  • Familiarization with the Project
  • Create a Research Plan & Calendar
  • CITI/OSHA/Ethics
  • NC TraCS Free Online Research Training

What to Expect Your First Day

  • Program Orientation, ID Cards,
  • Medical Campus Tour
  • Gym Membership (approx $45 pr/mo)
  • Keys & Workspace

Educational Sessions

Clinical Experiences

  • Benefits & Options
  • Site Data/Maps

Research Report

Applying For the MSTAR Program

  • MSTAR Application 2022
  • Deadline: January 31, 2022
  • After this date you will not be able to submit your application, whether or not it is complete.
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.