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External Research Opportunities for Students

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. 

 

 

Short-Term OpportunitiesLink

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Program  (due date: check site in Fall)

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Alpha Omega Alpha Kuckein Student Research Fellowship (due date: December)

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AFAR/Glenn Scholarships for the Biology of Aging  (due date: January) View Opportunity
AMA Foundation Invites Applications for Seed Grant Research Program  (Site dead, check back in Fall 2017)  View Opportunity

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Summer Medical Student Fellowship (due date: check site in Fall)

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American Association for Thoracic Surgery Summer Intern Scholarships (due date: check site in 
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American Brain Tumor Association Medical Student Summer Fellowship program (due date: check site in November)

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American Diabetes Association

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American Federation for Aging - MSTAR Program (due date: check site in Fall)

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American Heart Association - Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke (due date: check site in Fall)

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

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American Urological Association Summer Medical Student Fellowships (due date: check in Fall 2017)

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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: check site in Fall)

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American Skin Association Medical Student Grants - Hambrick Medical Student Grants Targeting Melanoma and Skin Cancer (due date: 10/01/2017)

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American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Student Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine (check in Fall 2017)

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Arnold P. Gold Foundation Student Summer Fellowships for Community Health (due date: check site in Fall)

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ASTRO Minority Summer Fellowship Award in Radiation Oncology (due date: check site in Fall)

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Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students for addiction and substance abuse disorders (due date: check site in Fall)

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Campagna Scholarship in Neurological Surgery (due date: check site in Fall)

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CDC Hubert Global Health Fellowship (due date: check site in Fall)

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

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Children's Hospital of Los Angeles/USC Summer Oncology Fellowship (due date: check site 11/1/2017)

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Children's Mercy Kansas City Summer Scholarships in Pediatric Orthopedics (due date: 12/15/2017)

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Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CSNS/CNS) Medical Student Summer Fellowship in Socioeconomic research (due date: check site in Fall)

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Cleveland Clinic Center for Reproductive Medicine Summer Internship Program (due date: check site in Fall; volunteer opportunity, student must have own funding)

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David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award for research on community health or needs of disadvantaged or underserved populations

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Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowships (due date: check site in Fall)

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Ferdinand C.  Valentine Medical Student Research Grants in Urology (due date: check site in Fall)

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: check site in Fall)

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Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grants in Cardiovascular Research (due date: check site)

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

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Harvard Catalyst Medical Student Visiting Research Internship Program  (due date: check site in Fall)

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Harvard-Longwood Short-Term Research Training in Vascular Surgery (due date: check site in Fall)

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Heart, Lung and Blood Summer Research Program at Case Western Reserve University (due date: check site in Fall)

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Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools Graduate Fellowship Training Program (due date: check site)

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Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Program in Cancer Research - Washington Univ in St. Louis (due date: check site)

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Lupus Foundation Gina M. Finzi Memorial  Student Summer Fellowship Program (due date: check site in Fall)

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Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Summer Research Program (due date: check site in Fall)

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Margaret E. Mahoney Fellowships in Health Policy (due date: check site)

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

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Mayo Clinic Summer Research Fellowship (due date: check site December 1. Early applications are encouraged)

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Melanoma Research Foundation Medical Student Research Grant (final due date: 11/01/2017)

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Summer Fellowship Program (due date: check site in Fall, 2017)

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MD Anderson Cancer Center Summer Research Program for Medical Students (due date: check site in  Fall, 2017)

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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 (due date: check site in Fall)

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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: check site in Fall)

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Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation Medical Student Summer Research Fellowship (due date: check site in Fall)

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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: check site in Fall)

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Roswell Park Summer Research Program in Oncology (due date: check site in Fall)

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Simon Kramer Summer Externship in Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University (due date: check site in late Fall)

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St. Jude Pediatric Oncology Education Program (due date: check site after Oct. 1, 2017)

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University at Buffalo Summer Research Fellowship in Microbiology & Immunology (due date: check site in Fall)

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University of Maryland Summer Program in Obesity and Nutrition Research Training (SPORT) (due date: check site in Fall)

 

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Women’s Health Fellowship Award (due date: June 20, 2017)

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Vanderbilt Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity, Kidney Disease and Digestive Disease (due date: check site in Fall) 

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Year-off Opportunities

 

American Heart Association - Founders Affiliate Medical Student Research Program (due date: 12/06/2016, 5pm)

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Orthopaedic Research - Year off fellowship (due date: 02/10/2017)

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Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship for Medical Students (due date: 01/10/2017)

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program (for international projects; due date: 10/06/2017)

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellows Program (due date: 11/01/2016 (Janelia) or 01/11/2017) View Opportunity
NIH Medical Research Scholars Program (due date: 01/13/2017, 11:59pm) View Opportunity
Sarnoff Fellowship Program – Research Training for Medical Students (Year-long) (due date: 01/11/2017) View Opportunity
The Phyllis Torda Health Care Quality Fellowship (due date: 02/28/2017) View Opportunity

Grants, Travel and Other Funding

 


Gerber Foundation Novice Research Grants (Concept paper due dates: June 1 and Dec 1 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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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Chrysalis Project - special medical student program at AAAAI Annual Meeting in March, 2018 (due date: 10/27/2017)

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

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American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Student Awards Page

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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