St. Edward's University student receives Harvard internship
The goal of the program is to expose minority college science students to the rewards of laboratory research directed towards solving important public health problems such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, infections, etc. The internship is an intensive 10-week research program under the direction of a Harvard faculty member. Participating students receive a stipend of $3,100, a travel allowance and free housing.
Grummon, who is pursuing her bachelor's degree in biology at St. Edward's, was one of 16 students across the country accepted into this prestigious program.
St. Edward's University is an independent Catholic liberal arts university of 4,100 students in Austin. It was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross from which it acquired distinguishing characteristics: the courage to take risks, an international perspective and the commitment to provide educational opportunities for students of varied cultural, religious, educational and economic backgrounds.