Project STRIDE

We expose and engage high school students in clinical research.

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:

Click to Add Title

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 the 11th grade (in order to minimize clinical care accreditation issues of students being too young in a clinical research environment).

Learn More

Click to Add Title

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 submitted electronically by school.

Learn More

Click to Add Title

6. Two letters of recommendation from current high school instructors or guidance counselors, with original signatures on high school letterhead.

7. All materials must be submitted and received no later than March 15. 

Learn More

Click Here to Add a Title

If you meet the criteria for this program please submit this application:

2019 Project STRIDE Fillable Application.pdf


Project STRIDE II is for Project STRIDE Alumni who are in undergraduate school. The application below is for Project STRIDE II

applicants only.

2019 Project STRIDE II Fillable Application.pdf


Email or bring hard copies of the Required Materials to:

Mrs. Dolores E. Caffey-Fleming

Project STRIDE Program Director

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

1731 E 120th Street Rm.111

Los Angeles, CA 90059

Click Here to Add a Title

  Required Documents to be mailed:

1. Signed hard copy of application

2. Official Sealed High School Transcript (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

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Caffey-Fleming at [email protected]