Michigan Biology Academy Scholars Program (M-Bio)The mission of the Michigan Biology Academy Scholars Program (M-Bio) at the University of Michigan is to strengthen and diversify the cohort of students who receive their baccalaureate degrees in the biological sciences. M-Bio students will be well prepared to seek career opportunities or to pursue graduate or professional training in the biological sciences.
- Residential program housed in UM residence hall
- Specially tailored courses covering the math, chemistry, biology and writing
required for success
- Opportunities to strengthen collaboration and communication skills
- Workshops on personal and professional success strategies
- Fun and engaging community-building and social activities
- Stipend upon successful completion of summer program
YEARS ONE & TWO
- Comprehensive financial aid opportunities for eligible students
- Well supported by academic coaches, advisors and peer mentors
- Co-curricular activities that enrich academic pursuits
- Weekly study groups for science courses
- Opportunities to engage in paid or credit-based research and internship experiences
AFTER YEAR TWO
- Supported by concentration advisors and research mentors
- Scholarship opportunities
- Opportunities to engage in paid and/or credit-based research and internship experiences
M-Bio wraps up second successful summer
"The 2012 cohort of 18 talented and promising first-year students worked hard and accomplished a great deal this summer as they began their participation in the M-Bio Program," said Claire Sandler, managing director of the M-Bio Program. "For eight weeks, they faced a challenging schedule of classes, study sessions, community meetings and field trips, along with a variety of social and cultural activities." Read more.
Great start: M-Bio Summer Program
"The M-Bio scholars are thriving as they tackle four intense summer courses, attend weekly lectures from prominent University of Michigan faculty, and participate in a variety of academic, social and cultural activities" said Joe Salvatore, assistant director, Science Learning Center and M-Bio Summer Program Coordinator.