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 Environmental Health and Safety and Winship Cancer Institute.
Winship Cancer Institute does not provide for housing, meals, parking or transportation.
This year's program will run for six weeks from June 5th –July 13th.
The Summer Scholars Research Program application deadline has been extended until March 2, 2018 at 11:59PM. The application, including recommendations, transcripts and any potential supporting documents will be due at that time. There will be no exceptions or further extensions beyond March 2nd.
If you have any questions regarding the extension or the application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.