Program Policy

Guidelines for administrative and academic activities

The following are specific set of guidelines for both administrative and academic activities related to the NeuroID program.

  1. NeuroID is a NIH-NIGMS supported program that is under regulation of all federal laws subscribed in/to the RFA number MH-10-070. []
  2. All participants on the NeuroID program, from Program Directors to mentors and mentees, are required to observe the highest level of ethical and responsible scientific conduct.
  3. A stipend will be offered to the student participants. The undergraduate student will be supported for no more than 15 hours/week during the academic year and not more than 40 hours/week during the summer. The hours/week effort will be certified by the student’s mentor.
  4. All documents requested from the administrative office of the NeuroID program needs to be fulfilled by the participants in a timely manner. Failure to response in a timely manner will result in a change of the student’s standing in the Program to probation status.
  5. The students will be traveling to National Meetings and summer research experiences outside the country. The students are expected to maintain a responsible and professional attitude during these trips and not to engage in any extracurricular activities outside of the goals of the intended trip that put in jeopardy his/her safety and/or the reputation of the NeuroID Program.
  6. The Program will be under constant assessment to evaluate the progress of the students and to identify the best practices on undergraduate research training. The participants of the NeuroID program will be required to fulfill a series of questionnaires and evaluation instruments during the course of their tenure in the Program. It is expected that all student participants response in a timely and effective manner to the evaluation process. The outcome of this assessment program is very important for the continuation of the NeuroID program and the benefit of future generations of undergraduate students.