UVM Cancer Center Summer Student Fellowships in Cancer Research
Application process for 2023 has closed.
Please check back in Spring 2024 for information on Summer 2024 program.
The UVM Cancer Center is supporting Summer Student Fellowships in Cancer Research. Under this program students will receive a stipend of $3,000 for cancer-related basic, clinical/translational, or population science research conducted
over an 8-12 week period under the mentorship of a UVM Cancer Center Full, Associate, Clinical or Core Clinical Member (see directory of Cancer Center membership at: http://www.med.uvm.edu/vtcancercenter/about/memberdirectory
Eligible candidates are medical students, nursing students and graduate students in LCOM, CNHS or the UVM Graduate College (masters or doctoral levels). Students with alternative salary or stipend support for the summer are not eligible for
this program. An application should be submitted jointly by the student and mentor and should include the following:
- Brief description of the proposed research project (one page)
- Description of the student’s current position, qualifications, role in the project and how participation will further the student’s career goals (no more than one page)
- Mentor’s NIH style biosketch
Students wishing to participate who need assistance in identifying a mentor should contact one of the research program leaders for guidance. Please see: http://www.med.uvm.edu/uvmcancercenter/members/member-resources
Each mentor may submit only one application. Similarly, each student may submit only one application. Funding is available for up to 13 projects for the summer of 2022.
Each mentor of a funded proposal will receive $1000 for project related expenses.
All students will be expected to participate in an end of program poster session. The Cancer Center will cover expenses related to poster printing.
Applications will be reviewed by the University of Vermont pilot award committee and must be submitted at https://uvm.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1863406 by no later than Monday, March 28 at 12:00PM (NOON).
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