Students selected for the BBTSP will receive:
- Special academic advising.
- Early research opportunities.
- Opportunities to attend on-campus biology colloquia and special meetings with the guest lecturers.
- A BBTSP scholarship, which will vary in amounts, but typically ranges between $10,000 and $25,000, and are renewable for four years.
WPI's Biology & Biotechnology Department exposes all of its students to authentic research. Our course and project offerings help students become acquainted with cutting-edge techniques and sophisticated equipment. Students may begin working in faculty-directed research labs well before their senior year. You will be assisting researchers in addressing some very real problems facing our society, whether it’s understanding the molecular basis of cancer, novel treatments for infectious diseases, how neuronal circuitry controls behavior, studying conservation & migratory behavior, or other areas, there are many opportunities awaiting you.