Thursday, December 4, 2014

2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

The Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP) at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, is accepting applications for 10 funded summer Research Scholar positions for our Summer 2015 program. NSURP offers opportunities consisting of both basic and applied (clinical) biomedical research projects.

The Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is accepting applications for 6 funded summer Research Scholar positions through their Health Equities Summer Research Program (HESSP). The focus of all of these research projects is health disparities. Most are epidemiologic in nature.

Online applications will be accepted from December 1, 2014 through January 18, 2015. The deadline for submission of all application components is January 18, 2015.

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the time of application, 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 1st, 2015 and ends August 7th, 2015, 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. Both programs share programming and activities 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: www.NemoursResearch.org/Scholarship

Any questions or concerns should be directed to: programcoordinator@nemours.org