Short-Term Opportunities, including Summer Research

This page is a resource of professional societies or foundations that offer grants to conduct summer research, at GW or another institution of your choice. The listings below link to program descriptions and application deadlines for funding opportunities to support medical student research. When you find a program of potential interest, please go to that program’s website to learn more about application procedures. The listings are categorized by research subject.

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All Biomedical Research

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Jan 31
Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS)
Mar 31
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mar 1
New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
Jan 6
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society
Mar 15 and Oct 1

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
 

Anesthesia

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
Jan 31

Cardiology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Heart Association (AHA)/
American Stroke Association (ASA)
Mar 30
New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
Jan 6

Community Health

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Arnold P. Gold Foundation
Mar 8

Dermatology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Skin Association (ASA)
Oct 8
National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)
Jan 13

Emergency Medicine

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF)
Feb 7

Endocrinology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Endocrine Society
Dec 06

Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Society for Nutrition
Mar 15
Crohn’s Colitis Foundation
Mar 15
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Foundation<
Apr 1
Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Feb 15

Geriatrics

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
Jan 25

Hematology/Oncology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Alex's Lemonade Stand
Feb 10
American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
Jan 9
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
Feb 15
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
Jan 15
Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF)
Nov 1
North American Society on Thrombosis & Hemostasis
Mar 1
St. Baldrick's Foundation (SBF)
Jan 31

Infectious Disease

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Mar 30

Medical Scholars Program

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
Mar 31

Neuroscience/Neurosurgery

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
Feb 28

Medical Student Summer Fellowships

American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
Jan 15
American Parkinson Disease Association/Parkinson's Foundation
Dec 2
Child Neurology Foundation
Apr 13
Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF)
Feb 1
Parkinson's Foundation
Dec 2

Ophthalmology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Fight for Sight
Feb 15

Pediatrics

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Dec 31

Pharmacology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation (PhRMA)
Feb 1

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Association of Academic Physiatrists
Jan 8

Psychiatry

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
Mar 4
American Psychological Association, Society of Pediatric Psychology
Oct 15

Radiology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Feb 3
Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Foundation
Jan 15

Rheumatology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Lupus Foundation of America
Apr 16
Rheumatology Research Foundation
Feb 3, May 1, Aug1, Nov 1

Surgery

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Jan 15
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)
Feb 04
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
Mar 01
Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF)
Feb 01
Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
Feb 01

Urology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Urological Association (AUA)
Jan 9
Endourology Society
Jan 10
New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
Jan 6

Last updated: 3/31/2020

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