Office of
Research

College of Human Medicine




Office of
Research

  1. This list of opportunities is updated periodically.  The list may not represent all potential opportunities available to medical students. Note that most applications are due in the mid-late fall through early Spring semester.  Due dates that say "check site" indicate that the application deadlines have not been announced yet, or have been announced after the most recent website update.  Due dates with bold, red font indicate active deadlines. 

 

IMPORTANTIf the award you wish to apply for is a grant or scholarship for which funding will be routed through MSU, you must obtain approval from MSU via the process on this page: 

https://research.chm.msu.edu/research-administrators/proposal-timeline

 Note that this process should be started several weeks prior to the actual application deadline. 

 

Short-Term OpportunitiesLink

INTERNAL OPPORTUNITY: MSU-CHM Office of Research Scholarships (due date: 03/04/2018)

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INTERNAL OPPORTUNITY: REPID Program (Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health Researchers) (due date: 10/15/2018)

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INTERNAL OPPORTUNITY: Blake Smith Scholarship for Primary Care or Community Oriented Medical Education (emphasis on international settings or underserved areas of U.S.) (due date: 11/30/2018)

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External Opportunities, Short-Term

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Program  (due date: 04/01/2018)

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Alpha Omega Alpha Kuckein Student Research Fellowship (due date: 01/31/2018)

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AFAR/Glenn Scholarships for the Biology of Aging  (NOTE: Program not being offered in 2018) View Opportunity
AMA Foundation Invites Applications for Seed Grant Research Program  (Site dead, check back in Spring 2018)  View Opportunity

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Summer Medical Student Fellowship (due date: 03/02/2018)

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American Association of Physiatrists Medical Student Summer Clinical Externship (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) (due date: 02/01/2018) 

Note: clinical experience, not a research experience

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American Association for Thoracic Surgery Summer Intern Scholarships (due date: 01/15/2018)

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American Brain Tumor Association Medical Student Summer Fellowship program (due date: 01/24/2018)

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American Diabetes Association (check site; programs not announced)

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American Federation for Aging - MSTAR Program (due date: 01/26/2018)

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American Heart Association - Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (due date: 03/30/2018)

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American Heart Association Medical/Graduate Student Fellowships (due date: check site)

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American Parkinson Disease Association Summer Student Fellowships (due date: 12/04/2017)

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American Urological Association Summer Medical Student Fellowships (due date: 01/11/2018)

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American Society of Hematology Minority Medical Student Award program (due date: 1/15/2018)

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American Society for Nutrition Clinical Nutrition Internship program (due date: 03/12/2018)

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American Skin Association Medical Student Grants - Hambrick Medical Student Grants Targeting Melanoma and Skin Cancer (due date: 10/01/2018)

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American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Student Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine (due date: 02/28/2018)

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Arnold P. Gold Foundation Student Summer Fellowships for Community Health (due date: 03/16/2018)

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ASTRO Minority Summer Fellowship Award in Radiation Oncology (due date: 02/02/2018)

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Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students for addiction and substance abuse disorders (due date: 03/01/2018)

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Boston Children's Hospital Summer Student Research Program in Neonatology (due date: 01/15/2018)

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Campagna Scholarship in Neurological Surgery (Neurosurgery) (due date: 02/09/2018)

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Carolinas Healthcare System Summer Research Scholars Program (due date: 02/28/2018)

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CDC Epidemiology Elective Program (Public Health, Global Health) (due date: 03/30/2018)

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CDC Fellowships, Internships and Learning Opportunities for Medical Students (check site: variable application deadlines)

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Children's Hospital of Los Angeles/USC Summer Oncology Fellowship (due date: 12/19/2018)

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Children's Mercy Kansas City Summer Scholarships in Pediatric Orthopedics (due date: 12/15/2018)

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Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CSNS/CNS) Medical Student Summer Fellowship in Socioeconomic research (neurosurgery)(due date: 02/15/2018)

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Cleveland Clinic Center for Reproductive Medicine Summer Internship Program (due date: March 16, 2018; volunteer opportunity, student must have own funding)

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Student Research Awards (due date: 03/15/2018)

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David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award for research on community health or needs of disadvantaged or underserved populations (due date: 01/25/2018)

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Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowships (due date: 12/07/2017)

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Ferdinand C.  Valentine Medical Student Research Grants in Urology (due date: 01/25/2018)

Note: research much be conducted in greater New York City area

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Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship (MSARF) (due date: 01/31/2018)

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Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grants in Cardiovascular Research (due date: 01/25/2018)

Note: research much be conducted in greater New York City area

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Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students for Health Professionals - in Colorado (due date: 02/01/2018)

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Harvard Catalyst Medical Student Visiting Research Internship Program  (due date: 12/21/2017)

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Harvard-Longwood Short-Term Research Training in Vascular Surgery (due date: 01/15/2018)

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Heart, Lung and Blood Summer Research Program at Case Western Reserve University (due date: 03/01/2018)

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Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools Graduate Fellowship Training Program (due date: 02/09/2018; 10am EST)

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HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Scholar Program for African-American and Latinx Medical students (due date: 01/03/2018)

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Hospital for Special Surgery Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship (due date: 01/21/2019) 

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Infectious Diseases Society Medical Scholars Program (due date: 03/15/2018)

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Jeanne Spurlock Research Fellowship in Substance Abuse and Addiction for Minority Students (due date: 03/02/2018)

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Kaiser Permanente Summer Clinical Otolaryngology OR Ob/Gyn Research Program (SCORE) (due date: 01/21/2018)

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Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Program in Cancer Research - Washington Univ in St. Louis (due date: 01/16/2018)

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Lupus Foundation Gina M. Finzi Memorial  Student Summer Fellowship Program (due date: 04/09/2018, 5:00pm)

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Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Summer Research Program (due date: 02/19/2018)

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Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowships in Health Policy (due date: 04/09/2018)

Note: research much be conducted in greater New York City area

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Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research Training Program (due date: 01/29/2018)

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Mayo Clinic Summer Fellowship in patient-oriented research (due date: 03/1/2018. Early applications are encouraged)

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Dermatology opportunity: Melanoma Research Foundation Medical Student Research Grant (final due date: 11/06/2018)

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Summer Fellowship Program (due date: passed)

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MD Anderson Cancer Center Summer Research Program for Medical Students (due date: 01/19/2018; 11:59pm)

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NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP) (due date: 03/01/2018)

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NIH Clinical Center Summer Internships (due date: 03/01/2018)

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NIH/NIDDK Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity (due date: 01/29/2018)

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National Medical Fellowships (NMF) for underrepresented minority students (check site for due dates and eligibility rules)

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National Medical Student Injury Research Training Program (due date: 02/05/2018)

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Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship (due date: 02/01/2019, 11:59pm)

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NYU Summer Externship in Orthopaedics (due date: 02/16/2018)

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PhRMA Clinical Pharmacology, Paul Calabresi Medical Student Research Fellowship (due date: 02/01/2018)

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Radiological Society of North America Research Medical Student Grant (due date: 02/01/2018)

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Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS) (due date: 02/01/2018)

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Roswell Park Summer Research Program in Oncology (due date: 01/10/2018)

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Silberstein Pediatric Orthopaedic Research Fellowship at Hopkins (due date: 03/09/2018)

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Simon Kramer Summer Externship in Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University (due date: 02/28/2018)

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Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation Student Research Fellowship (due date: 02/01/2018)

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St. Jude Pediatric Oncology Education Program (due date: 02/01/2018)

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University at Buffalo Summer Research Fellowship in Microbiology & Immunology (due date: 01/24/2018)

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University of Maryland Summer Program in Obesity and Nutrition Research Training (SPORT) (due date: 01/05/2018)

 

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Women’s Health Fellowship Award (due date: last year - June 20, 2017; site not updated as of 03/01/2018)

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Vanderbilt Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity, Kidney Disease and Digestive Disease (due date: 02/05/2018) 

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Virginia Commonwealth Univ JACK's Summer Scholars Program in Pediatrics (due date: 02/01/2018) 

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Year-off Opportunities

 

American Heart Association - Founders Affiliate Medical Student Research Program (due date: 12/04/2017, 5pm)

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Center for Human Appearance Clinical Research Fellowship in Adult Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (due date: 10/01/2018)

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Orthopaedic Research - Year off fellowship (due date: 02/4/2019; early applications recommended)

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Dermatology:  List of 1- and 2-year research fellowship opportunities (due date: check site. Multiple opportunities listed. Not all listed opportunities are for students.  Some opportunities are accepting applications now)

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Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship for Medical Students (due date: 01/09/2018)

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Doris Duke Clinical Research Mentorship (due date: 01/09/2018)

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program (for international projects; due date: 10/09/2018)

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George Washington Univ. Department of Dermatology Fellowship Program (due date: currently accepting applications. Email application materials to Elizabeth Hazuka at ehazuka@mfa.gwu.edu)  

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Global Health - Tinan and Richard V. Carolan Rwanda Research Fellowship (International; due date: 04/01/2018)

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellows Program (Program Suspended for 2018-2019 application cycle) View Opportunity
HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Scholar Program for African-American and Latinx Medical students (see 9-12 month opportunities; due date: 01/03/2018)

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NIH Medical Research Scholars Program (due date: 01/11/2019) View Opportunity
Northwestern University Clinical Research Fellow in Dermatology (due date: Currently accepting applications) View opportunity
Pauletta and Denzel Washington Family Giften Scholars Program in Neuroscience  (due date: Not being offered in 2018. May be offered in 2019) View opportunity
Poggi Pediatric Orthopaedic Research Fellowship at Hopkins (due date: 02/09/2018) View opportunity

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Medical Student Eye Research Fellowship (due date: Nomination forms due 12/15/2017 and 6/15/2018; full application due 01/10/2018 and 07/01/2018)

Note: Awards for research conducted through RPB institutional grantees - LINK

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Rockefeller University Year-off Training Program for Medical Students (due date: applications accepted on a rolling basis)

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Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Fellowship Program – Research Training for Medical Students (Year-long) (due date: 01/10/2019) View Opportunity
The Phyllis Torda Health Care Quality Fellowship (due date: 03/01/2018) View Opportunity
University of Pennsylvania Dermatology or Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship (due date: 03/23/2018) View opportunity
   

Grants, Travel and Other Funding

 

 

IMPORTANT: If the award you wish to apply for is a grant or scholarship for which funding will be routed through MSU, you must obtain approval from MSU via the process on the link to the right. 

Note that this process should be started several weeks prior to the actual application deadline. 

 

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American Head and Neck Society Pilot Grant (head and neck oncology) (letter of intent due date: 2/1/2018)

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American Otological Society Fellowship Grant (for ear disorders) (due date: letter of intent due 11/01/2018)

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American Skin Association Medical Student Grants - Hambrick Medical Student Grants Targeting Melanoma and Skin Cancer (due date: 10/01/2018)

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American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) $10,000 Graduate Student Award (due date: Letter of Intent - 9/15/2018; 5:00pm) (Final application by invitation only: 1/20/2019; 5:00pm)

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Gerber Foundation Novice Research Grants (Concept paper due dates: May 15 and Nov 15 of each year).  $20K award. Larger grants available for institutions. 

Pediatric research with priority given to projects related to infants/young children first year before birth to 3 years of age.

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HIVMA Medical Students Program - for up to 3 years of funding for student-mentor pairs in HIV research or clinical learning (due date: 2/15/2018)

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Chrysalis Project - special medical student program at AAAAI Annual Meeting in March, 2018 (due date: 10/26/2018)

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American Gastroenterological Society Student Abstract Award (for travel to Digestive Disease Week in Washington, D.C., June 2018)  (due date: 2/15/2019)

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American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Student Awards Page

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International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Scholar Rx Student Education Research Grants  (due date: 03/20/2018; 11:59pm)

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Other Lists of Medical Student Opportunities

 

American Association of Medical Colleges Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (multiple opportunities - check site) View Site
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School List of Research and Clinical Opportunities View Site
UNC School of Medicine List of Short-Term Opportunities View Site