Project STRIDE - We expose and engage high school students in clinical research

Project STRIDE 
 (Students Training in Research Involving Disparity Elimination)

Qualifications and Requirements for acceptance into Project STRIDE are as follows: 
1.Applicant must have a 3.0 or better grade point average in general and in math and science courses in particular.
2. Applicant must be a current high school student in 11th or 12th grade (in order to minimize  clinical care accreditation issues of students being too young in a clinical research environment).
3. Completion of application form and application essay.
4. Signed Parental Consent Form for applicants under the age of 18.
5. Official copy of high school transcript in a sealed envelope.
6. Two letters of recommendation from current high school instructors or guidance counselors, with original signatures on high school letterhead.
7. All hard copies of required documents must be submitted and received no later than March 15, 2012.

If you meet the criteria for this program please submit this 
application electronically:
Mail hard copies of the Required Materials to: 
    Mrs.Dolores E. Caffey-Fleming
    Project STRIDE Program Coordinator
   Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
    Research Satellite Office
    11705 Deputy Yamamoto Place, Suite B
    Lynwood, CA  90262

  Required Documents to be mailed: 
  1. Signed hard copy of application
  2. Official High School Transcripts (sent directly from school)
  3. Two Letters of Recommendation - One letter must be from    Faculty/Academic Counselor  
All documents must be received no later than March 15, 2012

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Caffey-Fleming at