American Foundation for Vision Awareness
The American Foundation of Vision Awareness-Minnesota Affiliate is offering two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to Minnesota students entering optometry school.
Deadline: Early April
Pre-medical students are offered an introduction to research methodology, patient treatment, and ethical issues in medicine as well as exposure to a broad spectrum of health care providers within a large community teaching hospital. The program takes place from June - August. Eligibility: Pre-med students completing their junior or senior year by the end of May. $2,500 stipend for ten weeks Contact person: Marjorie Bingham, Program Director Department of Medical Education (860)545-2536
Matina S. Horner, Ph.D. Summer Research Fellowships in Eating Disorders
Ten-week summer research fellowships at Harvard Medical School and/or Massachusetts General Hospital. Open to undergrads and grad students - Deadline: mid-March. For application and more info, call (617) 236-7766.
Deadline: Contact office
Environmental Health Sciences
The Environmental Health Sciences (EnHS) program at the University of Minnesota is one of the oldest and most highly ranked in the country. For over 60 years, it has been a national educational and research leader in environmental health. The program provides the scientific, technological, policy, and management skills needed to address a broad and continually changing spectrum of environmental and occupational health concerns. A number of traineeships, fellowships, scholarships and awards are available to help fund various educational programs within EnHS. Additional info on website.
Deadline: varies by program
American Heart Association Undergraduate Student Research Program
Program offers students to explore careers in heart or stroke research in cardiovascular research laboratories in California, Nevada or Utah for 10 weeks during the summer to work under the supervision of experienced scientists. Projects range from basic molecular research to direct physiological studies. Some opportunities for participation in more clinical investigations also available. This program is open to students of Junior or Senior status enrolled in a college or university at time of application, attend an institution in California, Nevada or Utah or be a resident of one of these states. Must have completed a combined total of at least four semesters of six quaters of biological sciences, physics or chemistry. Must have completed at least one quarter of calculus, statistics, computational methods or computer science. $4000 stipend for 10 weeks of summer research. For more information, contact: American Heart Association, Western States Affiliate, Research Department, 1710 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA, 94010-1317, (650) 259-6700, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: Usually early February