Extramural scholarship opportunities are listed below with direct links to the sponsoring programs. The Office of Medical Student Research can assist students in applications, and in some cases, be involved in the review process when a limited number of applications are permitted from one institution.
The HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program
This Program enables medical, dental, and veterinary students at schools in the U.S. to spend a year conducting basic, translational, or applied biomedical research at any school or nonprofit research institution in the United States., except at the NIH in Bethesda, MD. For the 2012-2013 program year, fellows will receive a stipend of $28,000, a fellow’s allowance of $5,500 that may be used for health care and other expenses and a $5,500 research allowance. The application deadline is 2pm ET, January 11, 2013. For further information, visit the website.
HHMI 2012 Med Fellows Presentation from HHMI Headquarters.pptx
The HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program at Janelia Farm
This initiative offers students with an interest in neuronal networking and/or imaging an intense year-long research training experience, living and working at the HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus in Ashburn, Virginia in the Washington, D.C. area. Students must comply with specific eligibility and application requirements. For the 2012-2013 program year, fellows will receive a stipend of $28,000, health insurance, furnished on-campus housing, and a fellow’s allowance of $5,500 that may be used for books, conference travel, and other expenses. For further information visit the website
HHMI Summer Medical Fellows Program
The HHMI Summer Medical Fellows Program provides an 8-10 week research experience for medical, dental, and veterinary students in the laboratories of HHMI investigators or Janelia Farm Researchers. This fellowship program is primarily aimed at those students who wish to explore the summer research experience with the intent of applying to a year-long research training program. Subsequent applications to the year-long Medical Research Fellows Program are not limited to the laboratory in which the summer experience was obtained. Fellows will receive $5,000 payment for 10 weeks ($500/week less for less than 10 weeks); minimum of 8 weeks required. In addition, fellows will also receive up to $1,000 for roundtrip relocation costs, if the research is conducted at an institution other than the home school. The application deadline is February 15, 2013
. For further information visit the website
The Sarnoff Fellowship Program offers medical students enrolled in accredited U.S. medical schools the opportunity to spend a year conducting intensive work in a biomedical research laboratory located in the United States. Applicants may have prior research experience; applications are also encouraged from students without extensive prior research experience. Applicants enrolled in an MD/PhD program are not eligible for a Sarnoff Fellowship. For the 2012-2013 program year, fellowship awardees will receive an annual stipend of $28,500, in addition to an allowance of up to $7,000 for travel to select a Preceptor and Fellowship laboratory, moving expenses, health insurance, computer and laboratory supplied, and travel to scientific meetings. Application deadline: January 9, 2013 For further information, please visit the website
Sarnoff presentation 2012.ppt
Society for Pediatric Research & The American Pediatric Society
The Society for Pediatric Research and The American Pediatric Society are offering a grant to medical students interested in participating in a pediatric research group at a medical school other than OSU. This grant will provide a maximum stipend of $5,400 ($60 per day) and will enable each student to spend 2-3 months working 40 hours in a research environment. There are currently almost 300 laboratories and research experiences throughout the United States and Canada available to students. Interested students can visit this website to learn more about their other funding programs as well.
Medical students from the United States and Canada in their early years of medical school, interested in hematology are encourage to apply for the Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP). The MMSAP engages students in hematology-related research for eight to 12 weeks; the students have the opportunity to work alongside an ASH member who serves as their research mentor. Participants receive a $5,000 research stipend as well as a travel allowance to attend the ASH annual meeting and other program benefits. To apply
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) are pleased to announce a partnership to fund medical students for a year of basic research through HHMI’s Medical Research Fellows Program. The new partnership presents a unique opportunity for students to conduct research in tuberculosis (TB) and HIV at K-RITH, a new cutting-edge research institute in Durban, South Africa.
The year-long fellowships will begin in the summer of 2013 and are open to students currently enrolled in US medical schools. Students should have previous research experience and a strong interest in infectious disease. MD/PhD students are not eligible to apply. NOTE: the application deadline for the 2013-2014 academic year is January 11, 2013.
The HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program enables medical students at schools located in the U.S. to spend a year conducting basic, translational, or applied biomedical research. HHMI and its partner organizations will award up to 77 fellowships for 2013-2014. Fellows will receive a stipend of $29,000, and allowances totaling an additional $11,000.
Interested applicants are encouraged to visit: www.hhmi.org/medfellowships<file:///C:\Documents%20and%20Settings\widenera\Local%20Settings\Temporary%20Internet%20Files\Content.Outlook\IP9V9PKS\www.hhmi.org\medfellowships> to learn more about both the domestic and K-RITH fellowships.
Program Contact: Melanie Daub, M.B.A. @ firstname.lastname@example.org
NIH-funded Diabetes Research Centers invite applications for the Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity for the summer of 2013. This program is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health through the NIDDK and allows medical students to conduct research under the direction of an established scientist in the areas of diabetes, hormone action, physiology, islet cell biology, clinical investigation or obesity at an institution with one of the NIDDK-funded Diabetes <http://diabetescenters.org/centers> Research Centers during the summer between the first and second year or second and third year of medical school. Prior research experience is not required. The program provides a stipend.
The application deadline is 11:00 pm (CST) February 4, 2013.
Please see website for more information about the program and for an application.