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Summer Research Program
Funded Opportunities

Available Programs:

Clinical-Research for Under Represented High School Students Funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
The objective of the CHORI Summer Research Program is to provide summer research training opportunities for six High School students. The goal is to provide clinical research opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, racial and ethnic minorities, and others who are underrepresented in this field (e.g., individuals with disabilities). The Program provides the students with a research training experience to stimulate interest in pursuing a career in biomedical, clinical and behavioral research in a friendly and nurturing environment.

CIRM Creativity Award - CHORI/UC Berkeley Summer Stem Cell Research Internship Program for High School Students
The objective of the CHORI/UC Berkeley Stem Cell & Developmental Biology Summer Research Program is to provide summer research training opportunities for four High School students. The goal is to provide research opportunities for high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds, racial and ethnic minorities, and others who are underrepresented in this field (e.g., individuals with disabilities) are particularly encouraged to apply. The Program provides the students with a research training experience to stimulate interest in pursuing a career in stem cell and developmental biology research in a friendly and nurturing environment.

Elizabeth Nash Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Summer Research Award
The objective of the Elizabeth Nash Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Summer Research Award is to provide short-term research training opportunities in the specific area of Cystic Fibrosis at the Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland. The program is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students. The goal is to identify students who have a strong interest in pursuing research in Cystic Fibrosis. The program provides the students with a research training experience to stimulate interest in biomedical and/or clinical research in a friendly and nurturing environment.

Please contact Chandra Andrews-Wright with
any questions or comments concerning our program: summerstudentprogram@chori.org

 

Clinical-Research for Under Represented High School Students Funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

How to Apply:

Students should submit the following:

  1. Completed application form
  1. Official Transcript
  1. On a separate sheet of paper, please write an essay of 500 words or less that addresses the following topics:
    • Community and/or outreach activities you have participated in and/or organized independently or with any other organization.
    • The reasons why you want to participate in the CHORI Summer Student Research Program
    • The goals you hope to achieve through this program.
  1. Two letters of recommendation are required.  At least one teacher, and a counselor or school official can write letters.  They should address the applicant’s educational achievements and potential to succeed.  The letters of recommendation may be sent with the application in a sealed envelope or separately, however no application will be considered until all items are received.  All letters must be signed and on letterhead.

The completed application must be received (at the address below)
by 4:00 p.m. PST on February 3, 2014.

Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Attention: Summer Student Research Program
5700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Oakland, CA 94609

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CIRM Creativity Award - CHORI/UC Berkeley Summer Stem Cell Research Internship Program for High School Students

How to Apply:

Students should submit the following:

  1. Completed application form
  1. Official Transcript
  1. On a separate sheet of paper, please write an essay of 500 words or less that addresses the following topics:

    • Community and/or outreach activities you have participated in and/or organized independently or with any other organization.
    • The reasons why you want to participate in the CHORI Summer Student Research Program
    • The goals you hope to achieve through this program.

  2. Two letters of recommendation are required.  At least one teacher, and a counselor or school official can write letters.  They should address the applicant’s educational achievements and potential to succeed.  The letters of recommendation may be sent with the application in a sealed envelope or separately, however no application will be considered until all items are received.  All letters must be signed and on letterhead.

The application must be received (at the address below)
by 4:00 p.m. PST on February 3, 2014.

Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Attention: Summer Student Research Program
5700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Oakland, CA 94609

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Elizabeth Nash Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Summer Research Award

How to Apply:

Students should submit the following:

  1. Completed application form

  2. A list of undergraduate courses taken and grades received

  3. A brief (one page maximum) essay describing why the candidate would like to carry out cystic fibrosis research.

  4. Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your interests, abilities, and/or career goals. Students are encouraged to check to make sure these letters are delivered prior to the application deadline (letter should be included with application in a sealed envelope).

  5. A resume

The application must be received (at the address below)
by 4:00 PM PST on April 15, 2014.
The applications can be mailed or hand delivered to our front security desk.

ATTN: CHORI SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM
ELIZABETH NASH FOUNDATION CYSTIC FIBROSIS SUMMER RESEARCH AWARD
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
5700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way
Oakland, CA 94609

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Please contact Chandra Andrews-Wright with any
questions or comments
concerning our program at
(510) 450-7674 or summerstudentprogram@chori.org

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