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Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMR)

Local Region:

South Bay

Location:

Stanford University
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
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Phone:

(650) 723-4000

Email:

simr-program@stanford.edu

Contact Name:

Stanford School of Medicine

Website:

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Subjects:
Biology   Chemistry   Physics   Engineering
Type:
Intern / Lab Volunteer
Lecture / Seminar
This program is "hands on."
Grades:
9-12
Juniors or Seniors in high school, age 16 or older.
Fees / Stipend:
$40 fees
Dates:
Summer Only
Jun 11 - Aug 2, 2018 ... check back for next year's date
8 weeks
Description:
The program is an eight-week program in which high school students from diverse backgrounds are invited to perform basic research with Stanford faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and researchers on a medically-oriented project. The goals of the program include increasing interest in biological sciences and medicine in high school students, helping students to understand how scientific research is performed, and increasing diversity of students and researchers in the sciences.
A minimum stipend of $500 is provided for certain programs. Need-based financial aid is available.
(Text is taken or adapted from official program website)
Application:
Method:
Online/Website
Deadline:
Feb 24, 2018, 11:59 PM
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# of Spots:
70
Target Group:
Underrepresented minorities, women, and those who are historically underrepresented in the sciences are particularly encouraged to apply. Local students are strongly favored for this program.
Citizenship
Required:
Yes
Residency
Required:
Yes
Other
Requirements:
All of the following requirements must be met (no exceptions): - Students must currently be juniors or seniors as of the fall of 2017 and must be in the graduating class of 2018 or 2019. - Students must also be 16 years old or older by the start of the program (June 11, 2018). - Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a green card in order to apply. Important Note: The selection process will heavily favor local (Bay Area) students. Please visit the FAQ for more information. Also, students must be able to start the program on June 11, 2018.
# of Recommendations:
1
Other Materials:
There is a $40 application fee.
Last updated Feb 2, 2018, 12:48 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!