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Research Opportunities

Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowships - Financial support for a minimum of 8 to 10 weeks for research either during a continual period 30 hours or more per week or an average of 4 hours per week for 12 months over a period of 1 to 2 years for clinical investigation, basic laboratory research, epidemiology, social science/health services, research or professionalism. Up to seven fellowships are awarded annually to students in their first, second or third year. Each will provide $5,000 to the student for support of the proposed research project.  Website:

CTSA TL1 program is available for medical, dental or pharmacy students. Medical students would take a year off of medical school beginning July 1 to do a mentored research project while completing a Master of Science in Clinical Research (MS-CR).  For additional information regarding this exciting program that we believe will train the next generation of clinical and translational researchers in the region:  

Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Medical Student Research Fellowship Award- The Sarnoff Fellowship Program offers medical students the opportunity to spend a year conducting intensive work in a bio-medical research laboratory located in the United States. Applications are encouraged from second and third year medical students. Fourth year medical students are required to submit an official letter from their medical school granting graduation deferment. Benefits include a $32,000 stipend and an allowance of up to $8,000 for travel. Deadline is early- January. Website:

William B. Bean Student Research Award - The American Osler Society announces the availability of an award for support of research in the broad areas of medical history and medical humanism. Candidates must be currently matriculated students in approved schools of medicine in the United States or Canada. The successful applicant may be eligible to present a paper based on his or her findings at the annual meeting of the American Osler Society. The stipend for the coming year will be $1,500, and up to $750 additional may be available to support travel to the annual meeting (contingent on submission of a paper acceptable to the Committee at the conclusion of the studentship). Completed applications must be received by March 1. Website:

Last modified: Oct 30, 2019