medicine usa | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

2011 Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research, University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA

The University of Virginia School of Medicine offers summer research internship opportunities to qualified college undergraduates considering a career in biomedical research. The program targets, but is not limited to, racially and ethnically diverse students in their junior and senior years. Interns receive $4,412 toward summer expenses. In addition, housing and travel to and from Charlottesville are provided.

Our inaugural program was held in the summer of 1992. The program has recently hosted approximately 35 students each year.The Summer Research Internship Program provides an outstanding environment to learn first hand about a career in biomedical research. Many of our former SRIP participants have matriculated into M.D./Ph.D. and Ph.D. programs, including at UVa.

Scholarship Application Deadline:between mid-March and early April

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