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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.

Fall 2021 Medical Interpreting Training

BCCC-CURE is proud to offer bilingual Brooklyn College students a free 40-hr course in medical interpreting taught by our partner, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  This course is designed to meet the needs of bilingual individuals who want to become professionally trained medical interpreters.  Please see the flyer for more details.

Please be on the lookout for the application period to open in early September.

Summer 2021 Research Experiences

Marshall University Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS) (Deadline 2/12/2021)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) (Deadline 2/03/2021)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Computational Biology Summer Program (CBSP)    (Deadline 2/1/2021)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  Molecular Imaging Summer Program (MISP) (Deadline 2/1/2021)

MSK & Weill Cornell Medicine Engineering Summer Program (ESP) (Deadline 2/1/2021)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine (SURP) (Deadline 2/1/2021)

University of Delaware Research Experience for Undergraduates for students with disabilities (Deadline 2/1/2021)

The LifeSci NYC Internship Program (Deadline 3/31/2021)

External Scholarships

For Women in STEM  (Deadline 04/01/2021)

Women in Engineering Scholarship 

Women in Science Scholarship 

Women in STEM Scholarship

For Chemistry Students 

          American Chemical Society Scholars Program  (Deadline 03/01/2021)

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

National Cancer Institute Introduction to Cancer Research Careers
National Institutes of Health Cancer Research Interns
Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
Other 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)