Monday, December 3, 2012

2013 Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital


The Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is set to begin accepting applications for the 2013 program December 1st.  Online applications will be accepted from December 1, 2012 through January 18, 2013.  The deadline for completing all the application components is January 18, 2013. 
Applicants must be undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.2 and interest in basic and applied sciences, healthcare, or related fields. During the 10 week paid scholarship program that begins June 3rd, 2013 and ends August 9th, 2013, Nemours research faculty will guide students through the process of formulating and testing hypotheses, interpreting data, and communicating results.  Training will be provided on human subjects protection and animal welfare.  Students are exposed to enrichment activities during the summer including the opportunity to shadow clinicians, attend grand rounds and research seminars, and participate in discussions around medical and academic research careers.  All students will present their research project and findings to the Nemours community at a final day symposium and celebration.
Additional information and the online application is available at: www.NemoursResearch.org/Scholarship .
Project abstracts for 2013 are available here.
Any questions or concerns should be directed to:programcoordinator@nemours.org