Current Opportunities

Research Opportunities

SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine encourages Medical students to participate in a variety of research opportunities. Learn more about available programs in the list shown below:



SUNY Upstate Medical University COM Summer Research Fellowship

An 8 week summer research program that takes place between years 1 and 2. This year, twelve fellowships will be awarded to students to conduct mentored summer research on campus. 

For additional information about awarded credits please contact the College of Medicine Curriculum Office.

2019 Medical Student Travel Scholarships

  1. SUNY Upstate Medical University Medical Alumni Scholarships
  2. APA Psychiatry Travel ScholarshipExternal Link Icon
    • Applications are due March 1, 2019
  3. CAP Foundation Medical Student Travel Award
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    The Medical Student Travel Award is intended to encourage and support medical students showing a strong interest in the specialty of pathology as a career choice. 
    • Applications are due March 8, 2019
  4. SIR 2020 Medical Student Travel Scholarship External Link Icon
    • Applications for the SIR 2020 Medical Student and Resident-in-training Travel Scholarship for travel to SIR 2020 in Seattle will be accepted online August 1 – October 1, 2019

SUNY Upstate Medical University Current and Ongoing Active Research Projects

Please see Plan Your Research for the current list of active projects available at Upstate


National Institutes of Health (NIH) Opportunities

  1. NIH Summer Internship Program 2019External Link Icon
  2. NIH Clinical Center Research Training OpportunitiesExternal Link Icon


Other Fellowship and Award Opportunities

Research funding may be provided to all MS yearsFor MS1, we recommend you apply to these opportunities, in addition to the SUNY Upstate 2019 COM Summer Research Fellowship.

 

  1. Association of American Medical Colleges Clinical and Research OpportunitiesExternal Link Icon
    • Database of opportunities across AAMC Medical Schools
  2. American Society of HematologyExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due February 15, 2019
  3. Fight for Sight: Eye-Related Clinical or Basic ResearchExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due February 15, 2019
  4. American Academy of NeurologyExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due February 28, 2019
  5.  The Ross Student Research FellowshipExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due by end of day, February 28, 2019
  6. Psychiatry Summer Mentoring ProgramExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due March 1, 2019
  7. AACAP Summer Medical Student Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, supported by AACAP's Endowment FundExternal Link Icon

    • Applications due March 4, 2019
  8. Crohn's and Colitis Student Research AwardsExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due March 15, 2019
  9. Chinese American Medical Society, Summer Research FellowshipExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due March 31, 2019
  10. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and StrokeExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due April 1, 2019
  11. Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student ScholarshipsExternal Link Icon
    • Applications due April 5, 2019
  12. AΩA ProgramsExternal Link Icon
    • Various due dates and programs, see link for more details
  13. Alex's Lemonade Stand FoundationExternal Link Icon
    • Various due dates and programs, see link for more details about offerings
  14. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) FoundationExternal Link Icon
    • Applications for 2019 scholarships accepted between January and March 2019
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