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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
Medical Student Travel Scholarships
SUNY Upstate Medical University Current and Ongoing Active Research Projects
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Opportunities
Other Fellowship and Award Opportunities

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.

The COM Summer 2019 Research Fellowship application is now closed. Please check back in Fall 2019 for the Summer 2020 application.

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. CAP Foundation Medical Student Travel Award
    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 now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  3. APA Psychiatry Travel Scholarship
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  4. SIR Medical Student Travel Scholarship 
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application


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
  2. NIH Clinical Center Research Training Opportunities


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 Opportunities
    • Database of opportunities across AAMC Medical Schools
  2. Fulbright-Fogarty Awards in Public Health
    • Application Deadline: Tuesday October 8, 2019, 5 pm Eastern Time
  3. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Foundation
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  4. American Academy of Neurology
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  5. Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  6. Psychiatry Summer Mentoring Program
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  7. Gold Foundation Student Summer Fellowships
    • Application coming soon, check back soon
  8. Fight for Sight: Eye-Related Clinical or Basic Research
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  9. American Society of Hematology
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  10. AΩA Programs
    • Various due dates and programs, see link for more details
  11. Physicians of Tomorrow Awards, AMA - includes underrepresented in Medicine opportunities
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  12. Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  13. Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  14. Chinese American Medical Society, Summer Research Fellowship
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  15. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  16. AACAP Summer Medical Student Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, supported by AACAP's Endowment Fund

    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  17.  The Ross Student Research Fellowship
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  18. Crohn's and Colitis Student Research Awards
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  19. Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  20. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  21. Society for Vascular Surgery
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
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