Application Details

2020 Program Details

The NCI Systems Biology and Physical Sciences in Cancer Summer Research Program:

  • Runs ten weeks, from June 2020 through August 2020
  • Specific dates can be chosen collaboratively between the host institution and the summer fellow, but suggested dates are June 1 - August 7, 2020
  • Applicant Eligibility

    • Open to Rising Junior & Senior Undergraduates
    • Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university
    • Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Program Benefits:

    • $4000 Stipend + Free Housing at Research Site
    • Roundtrip domestic travel to/from Research Site
    • Roundtrip travel & accommodations for two-day research conference at the NIH in Bethesda, MD, July 9-10, 2020

How to Apply

  1. Provide your contact information in the form below and "Submit" it.
  2. You will receive an email with a link to the application that can be completed online. Required materials for the application include your current transcripts, a statement of interest, a resume or CV, and two recommendation letters focused on your research capabilities.

  3.  In order to solicit the recommendation letters for your application, please enter the name and email address for two faculty members who are willing to provide recommendation letters for you. As soon as you enter the faculty email addresses, the application system will email a link directly to your faculty members so that they can upload their recommendation letters directly into our system. Please identify who will submit recommendation letters for you early in the application process so that they have sufficient time to write and upload their letter.  You are responsible for ensuring your faculty members have submitted their recommendation by the application deadline.

    All materials must be submitted by Friday, February 7, 2020.  

Application submission is closed now.