Wednesday, November 20, 2013

2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital

The Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, is accepting applications for 10 funded summer Research Scholar positions for our Summer 2014 program.  This year there are also an additional 4 scholarships for students interested in research on Health Disparities and Inequities through the Nemours Office for Health Equity and Inclusion. Online applications will be accepted from December 1, 2013 through January 17, 2014.  The deadline for completing all the application components is January 17, 2014. 
Applicants must be undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.2 and interest in basic and applied sciences, healthcare, health disparities, public health or related fields.  During the 10 week paid scholarship program that begins June 2nd, 2014 and ends August 8th, 2014, 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 participate in enrichment activities during the summer including the opportunity to shadow clinicians, attend grand rounds and research seminars, and participate in discussions about 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: .