Summer Research

First year student summer research applications are due on May 5, 2017, and a meeting concerning summer research opportunities for first year students will be held in November. Summer research stipends are awarded in the amount of $5,844 per student.  Please note:  If you are planning to apply for summer research fellowships from funding sources outside of Yale, please contact Donna Carranzo at, as there may be additional forms required by Yale's Office of Grant & Contracts that need to be completed before an application can be submitted to the funding agency.

Applications for summer research fellowships are available electronically for download at right or as hard copy in the M.D. and M.D./Ph.D. Student Work Area (312 ESH) next to the Office of Student Research (310 ESH).

Summer Funding Opportunities: Society for Pediatric Research at

To complete the application form electronically, download the PDF file above and open it using either Adobe Acrobat. Further instructions are available within the document itself.

Alternatively, download and print the application document using Acrobat Reader for PDF files or Microsoft Word for DOC files (Windows only). Fill out the printed application using a type-writer, word processor, or by printing neatly.

Listed below are links for additional sources of funding for summer research for 1st year medical students .It is important that you read the requirements carefully for each fellowship, as they have different eligibility requirements and deadlines.

Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) Program for 1st Year Medical Students

Cancer in the Under-Privileged, Indigent, or Disadvantaged - The Summer Translational Oncology Program at Johns Hopkins (CUPID)


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Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship

Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity for the Summer of 2014

Medical Students' Sustained Training and Research Experience in Aging and Mental Health (M-STREAM) Program for Summer Research

Memorial Sloan Kettering Summer Fellowship Program

Summer Medical Student Fellowships in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

University of Maryland School of Medicine SPORT Program 

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Summer Oncology Fellowship Program