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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 2022 Research Experiences

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) (Deadline 2/01/2022)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Computational Biology Summer Program (CBSP)    (Deadline 2/1/2022)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  Molecular Imaging Summer Program (MISP) (Deadline 2/1/2022)

MSK & Weill Cornell Medicine Engineering Summer Program (ESP) (Deadline 2/1/2022)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine (SURP) (Deadline 2/1/2022)

University of Delaware Research Experience for Undergraduates for students with disabilities (Deadline 2/1/2022)

The LifeSci NYC Internship Program  (Applications open Fall 2021 for Summer 2022)

Fall 2021 Medical Interpreting Training

BCCC-CURE is proud to be able to offer fluently bilingual Brooklyn College students a free 40-hr course in medical interpreting taught by our partner, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Fall 2021.  This course is designed to meet the needs of bilingual individuals who want to become professionally trained medical interpreters.  Details will be published in August 2021, the course is planned to begin in late September.   

External Scholarships

For Women in STEM  (Deadline 04/01/2022)

Women in Engineering Study.com Scholarship 

Women in Science Study.com Scholarship 

Women in STEM Study.com 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 Spring 2022).

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)
Mesothelioma.com 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
Mesothelioma.com 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