Research Mentors


For selection as a MERIT Research Mentor, the interested individual must be a full-time faculty member and hold a tenure-track appointment. He/She must submit a CV to the MERIT Program Executive Committee for review at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Criteria for selection include strength of publication record, depth of training record, commitment to the training of MERIT Scholars, and current funding resources; MERIT Research Mentors must demonstrate current R01 funding or equivalent grant support to host and train a MERIT Scholar. MERIT Reserach Mentor applications are re-evaluated every three yers for evidence of current training and funding.

Click for a list of MERIT Research Mentors.