Rosalind Franklin University

Award / $50,000

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / North Chicago, IL Lake and Cook Counties of Focus

Grant Summary:

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science seeks support for our Pipeline to Healthcare Careers for Underrepresented Minority Students Program (Pipeline Program) a multi-track workforce development program that offers highly motivated high school, college and post-baccalaureate students from disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunity to enroll at no cost in a non-degree curriculum track. The purpose of the Pipeline Program is to give disadvantaged students the opportunity to experience medical school level coursework while preparing them to take or re-take standardized tests including the MCAT. The program provides academic support and programming designed to help students improve their competitiveness as medical or health professions degree applicants.