Summer Cancer Research Institute

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    The application for the 2023 program is now open

    Description of the Program

    The Summer Cancer Research Institute is an 8-week intensive summer program supported by the National Cancer Institute U54 grants (CA221704 and CA221705; Contact PIs: Drs. Ma and Ogunwobi) to Temple University/Fox Chase Cancer Center and Hunter College. Undergraduate and Graduate students from Temple University and Hunter College interested in pursuing biomedical, clinical & population-based cancer research are welcome to apply. We encourage applications from students of all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented minority groups or disadvantaged backgrounds.

    Participants will benefit from hands-on research training, mentorship from established investigators at Temple University and Fox Chase Cancer Center, as well as participation in cancer seminars and skill-building workshops. Hunter College students will receive housing, travel and an individual stipend of $3,000. Temple University students will receive an individual stipend of $3,000.

    Who is eligible to apply?

    To apply to the Summer Cancer Research Institute students must be:

    • Enrolled at either Temple University or Hunter College during the Spring semester,
    • Be in good academic standing,
    • Be U.S. citizens or Green Card holders,
    • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age,
    • Pass a mandatory health and drug screening, and background check,
    • Have relevant immunizations, including a two-step screening for PPD, and flu shot, and
    • Commit to work full time for 8 consecutive weeks at Temple University or Fox Chase Cancer Center.

    How do I apply?

    To apply, eligible students complete an online application (note: a Google account is required), and submit an up-to-date unofficial transcript and resume. Applications are being accepted now for the Summer 2023 program. The deadline is January 20, 2023. Applications are reviewed by a panel of program staff with final decisions made in late February 2023.

    Please apply for SCRI 2023 HERE

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