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A Statistical Overview of the MARC Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program
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... In fiscal year l985, the projected budget for the Honors Undergraduate Research Training Program was 4.93 million dollars. Adjusting for inflation, the annual rate of growth in MARC Honors funding from l977 through l984 was l7.6 percent.
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... At the present time, there are no administratively collected data on the race or ethnicity of MARC Honors Undergraduate trainees. Grants are made to institutions with "substantial minority populations," and the institutions themselves select the trainees from among their student applications.
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... was 3.3. TABLE 2.2 Distribution of MARC Trainees by Major Field Field Number Percent Biological Sciences 405 59.3 Chemistry l63 23.9 Psychology 46 6.7 Mathematics & Computer Sciences 4l 6.0 Physics l6 2.3 Other l2 l.8 Totala 683 l00.0 aExcludes cases with missing or unreported major field.

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