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CHORI Summer Student Research Program In USA, 2021

Applications are invited for the Summer Research Program to provide basic and clinical research training opportunities for High School and Undergraduate students. The undergraduate student program is 9 weeks and the high school program is 20 weeks in length.

Students in good standing (typically 3.0 or better GPA) with an interest in the health sciences and High school students in their junior or senior year, with at least one, completed a year in math and biology Undergraduate students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program are eligible to apply.

Brief Description

Field of Internship: It provides basic and clinical research training opportunities for high school and undergraduate students.
Course Level:
Internship
Internship Provider:
The program is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Funding is also received through anonymous donors.
The internship can be taken at USA (Oakland, California)

Eligibility

  • Students in good standing (typically 3.0 or better GPA) with an interest in the health sciences
  • High school students in their junior or senior year, with at least one, completed a year in math and biology Undergraduate students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program.
  • Students considered Under-Represented in the sciences
  • Students must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residency (i.e., in possession of the Alien Registration Receipt Card I-551 or I-151) at the time of application. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible. Those not eligible to apply for a stipend according to these criteria can choose to apply as a volunteer.

Internship Open for International Students: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this internship.

Is this a paid internship? Yes, all selected eligible students will receive a stipend during their participation. Stipends vary by student type and granting agency. Once selected, these details will be sent to you by email, and you will have the opportunity to either accept or reject the program offer.

Number of awards offered: Not Known

Internship Duration: The undergraduate student program is 9 weeks, typically from the second week of June through the second week of August. The high school program is 20 weeks in length; part-time after school one day per week from March to June, then full time typically from the second week of June through the second week of August.

Notification: High School Award notification will be in the final week of February and undergraduate award notification will be announced in final week of March.

How to Apply

The mode of application is online.

  • Step 1. Download a copy of the application from the website
    you may submit your application online through the website
  • Step 2. Complete the application and mail it in with all required documents
  • Step 3. If you submit your application through the mail, send it to the following address: Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute Attn: CHORI Summer Student Program 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way Oakland, CA 94609 (510) 450-7674
  • Step 4: Be sure your (2) letters of recommendation are also mailed to the address above.

Internship Application Deadline: Applications for the 2021 Summer Program 

  • Deadline for High School applicants: Friday, February 5th, 2021.
  • Deadline for Undergraduate applicants: Friday, February 19th, 2021.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application