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

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 Research Mentor applications are re-evaluated every three yers for evidence of current training and funding.

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