Students accepted into the program are assigned to work with a research scientist or a clinical oncologist who is actively engaged in research at the Emory University School of Medicine. Students will work in a professional setting with their faculty mentors and research teams. They will learn by working next to the team the skills needed to conduct different types of cancer research. The program consists of both academic and practicum components. Qualified applicants must have completed three years of laboratory-based science classes that include advanced courses in chemistry, biology, and mathematics.
In order to be eligible, students must be age 17 or older by the start of the program. There are NO EXCEPTIONS to the set age requirement due to regulations set by Emory's Environmental Health and Safety Office and Winship Cancer Institute.
Winship Cancer Institute does not provide for housing, meals, parking or transportation.
The 2019 Summer Scholars Research Program will run for six weeks from June 5 through July 12 with a mandatory orientation set for Tuesday, June 4.
2019 applications are currently under review. Accepted applicants will be notified by the second week of March.
Please direct any questions regarding the program or the application process via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.