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The Rochester Institute of Technology Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RIT-RISE)

Scientists-In-Training Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Undergraduates

Dare to Dream

Are you a Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing undergraduate student at RIT? Do you want to become a scientist? With the RIT-RISE Scientists-In-Training Program, getting a doctorate (Ph.D.) degree is now more possible than ever.

We Need More Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Scientists

There are not enough Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing scientists. As a result, the scientific workforce is not able to adequately include the ideas and perspectives of deaf and hard-of-hearing people. This lack of diversity makes science less efficient in serving all populations. Therefore, the National Institutes of Health is collaborating with RIT/NTID to develop the RIT-RISE program to increase the number of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing scientists!

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