For Students


Thank you for your continued patience as we seek to hire the Program Manager for Chapters to better serve you.  We anticipate a new hire by the end of March 2016. Should you have immediate questions, please send us an email at [email protected] or email  Antonia, [email protected].    

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Student Opportunities - Research, Training, and Funding

Further your academic and professional career by applying for an internship, fellowship, or scholarship. Continue your education, fund your research, and achieve your goals.

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Resources for Students

Articles, videos, and tools created by fellow SACNISTAs to aid in career planning and professional development or to simply learn what other students in your field are up to. See student resources by topic, discipline, etc.

Travel Scholarships Available to attend the SACNAS National Conference

SACNAS is pleased to offer travel scholarships for the annual SACNAS conference. A SACNAS travel scholarship funds travel and lodging expenses. For more information go here: Travel Scholarships

Research Presentations at the SACNAS National Conference

SACNAS student programming is designed to help you reach scientific excellence and build a national network of peers and mentors. At the SACNAS National Conference you can present your research to a community of SACNAS scientists who are invested in your success. Present a poster on your research or take part in a graduate student scientific symposium and gain valuable feedback, develop your presentation skills, and network with professionals passionate about the SACNAS mission.

SACNAS Student Chapters

SACNAS student chapters are a great way to get involved with and stay connected to SACNAS. With over 72 SACNAS chapters nationwide you can be a part of SACNAS on a local level.

Featured Student Resources

On April 13, 2016 the SACNAS community lost, as one colleague described her, “the blazing comet that was” Dr. Maria Teresa Velez. A life member of SACNAS who served on the SACNAS Board of Directors from 2008 – 2011, Dr. Velez was the Associate Dean of the Graduate College at the University of Arizona (UA) and a mentor to students for more than 30 years. Read More >

Dr. Ernest MarquezMicrobial biochemist. Tenured professor. Senior scientist in biotech. Past president at SACNAS. Administrator at National Institutes of Health. Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy. These aren’t the job titles for six distinguished scientific professionals, but rather the dossier of Dr. Ernest Marquez, the new Director of American Indian Affairs & Science Policy at SACNAS. Read More >

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