The BBS Summer Scholars Program is a fully funded 12-week program that provides successful applicants with cutting-edge skills training, mentorship, and career development opportunities in STEM. The program is open to students who live in Ontario (residents) and who are enrolled in a STEM postsecondary degree/diploma program and who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or 2SLGBTQIA+.
Through the Braley Fellows Program, trainees will gain a fulsome understanding of the complexity and challenges of diagnosing and managing AMR through a tailored educational experience using a case-study and problem-based learning approach. The program consists of two key components: a lecture-based academic course and a research project conducted during the summer practicum.
To encourage interest in infectious disease research, antimicrobial discovery, and solutions to antimicrobial resistance, the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR) and the David Braley Centre for Antibiotic Discovery (DBCAD) provide 10 annual $4,000 awards to undergraduate students, supporting specialized work in IIDR labs during the summer practicum (May-August).