Summer Research Scholars Program
The Lillehei Heart Institute offers annual summer research scholarships in cardiovascular medicine. These highly competitive, prestigious scholarships are designed to expose highly qualified students to several disciplines within cardiovascular medicine. Each scholar will be supported by a named research scholarship. The major focus will be intensive basic or clinical research as each scholar will be assigned a laboratory and a faculty mentor. In addition, scholars will be introduced to clinical, industrial, and academic medicine through a variety of field trips, seminars and hands on experiences. Weekly seminars by faculty and industry leaders will be given to offer the scholar a window into career opportunities in cardiovascular science and medicine. The goal of these scholarships is to encourage medical and scientific careers in Cardiovascular Medicine.
The application period for 2013 has now closed.
Program dates: June 3 through August 2, 2013.
Orientation: May 31, 2013.
• Scholarships are open to high school students (ages 16 years or older, must be Junior or Senior and U.S. citizen) and undergraduate students enrolled in accredited degree program in a health care related field.
• Scholarships are full time (40 hr/week, unless special arrangements have been requested and approved by the Director) and last 10 weeks in duration.
• Scholars will receive a stipend.
How to Apply