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Scholarship Opportunities

There is a wide variety of scholarship opportunities available to students who have survived cancer, been impacted by cancer, and those students interested in cancer research.  Given below are some scholarship and research opportunities.

Summer 2023 Research Experiences

Stacey Garil Womack Memorial Summer Internship Award at Johns Hopkins and Michael Garil Memorial Summer Internship at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute For Students Considering a Career in Cancer Research (Deadline 1/8/2023)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Quantitative Sciences Undergraduate Research Experience  (QSURE) (Deadline 1/20/2023)

Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Single Cell Genomics (Center for Integrated Cellular Analysis)

(Deadline 2/1/2023)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) (Deadline 2/01/2023)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Computational Biology Summer Program (CBSP) (Deadline 2/1/2023)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Molecular Imaging Summer Program (MISP) (Deadline 2/1/2023)

MSK & Weill Cornell Medicine Engineering Summer Program (ESP) (Deadline 2/1/2023)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine (SURP) (Deadline 2/1/2023)

University of Delaware Research Experience for Undergraduates for students with disabilities (Deadline 2/1/2023)

The LifeSci NYC Internship Program  (Early Deadline 12/31/2022; Final Deadline 3/31/2023)

Oncology Clinical Project Scientist Intern at Johnson & Johnson 

Oncology Discovery/Translational Research Scientist Intern at Johnson and Johnson

External Scholarships

For Women in STEM  (Deadline 04/01/2023)

Women in Engineering Scholarship 

Women in Science Scholarship 

Women in STEM Scholarship

For Chemistry Students 

           The ACS Get Experience Database includes undergraduate research, internships, summer jobs, and co-ops that provide real-world experience for students who want to pursue a career in the chemical sciences. These opportunities are available globally in private companies, academic institutions, government agencies, and nonprofit associations. For international undergraduate students, the job listings also include multi-national organizations that have internships in many countries around the world.

         American Chemical Society Scholars Program  (deadline March 1, 2023)

For Students From Disadvantaged Backgrounds Committed to Careers in Biomedical Research

National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program

For Individuals Impacted by Cancer

Baron & Budd Attorney’s Mesothelioma Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarships

For Cancer Survivors

Cancer for College
Cancer Survivors Fund
Children’s Cancer Cause College Scholars Program
Jackie Spellman Scholarship Foundation (leukemia or lymphoma) Scholarship
Michael A. Hunter Memorial Scholarship (leukemia or lymphoma)
National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (brain tumor)
Sofia Blanco College Scholarships
The Izzy Foundation
The SamFund
Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation
Ullman Fund Scholarships

For Siblings of Cancer Survivors

Gabriela Blanco Scholarship for Siblings of Childhood Cancer Survivors Scholarship
National Collegiate Cancer Foundation
Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship
The Izzy Foundation
Ullman Fund Scholarships

Research Opportunities

Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program

Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research

Summer Programs @ the National Institutes of Health

American Association for Cancer Research

American Cancer Society

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

NIH Intramural Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (iCURE)

National Cancer Institute Introduction to Cancer Research Careers

National Institutes of Health Cancer Research Interns