University of North Texas Health Science Center has received prestigious recognition for its longstanding history of programs aimed at increasing diversity within the scientific community. These awards include the Award for Excellence in Minority Recruitment from the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals, designation as an NIH-Minority Access Role Model Institution, and the President's Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering from the National Science Foundation.
The GSBS Office of Outreach administers programs whose principal goal is to increase the numbers of under-represented, disadvantaged or first-generation college students entering the health professions and the biomedical sciences. The programs currently in place are:
Primary School Outreach Programs:
Summer Programs for Undergraduate Students:
Programs for Graduate Students: