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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 Research Fellowship application is currently closed. Please check back again in Fall 2019 for the Summer 2020 application.

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

2020 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
    • NEW: Applications are due January 31, 2020


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. Summer Internships
      1. Applications are due March 1, 2020
    2. Medical Research Scholars Program
      1. Applications are due January 10, 2020
    3. Clinical Electives


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 2020 COM Summer Research Fellowship.

 

  1. AΩA Programs
  2. 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
  3. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  4. American Society of Hematology
    • Applications are due February 1, 2020
  5. American Academy of Neurology
    • Applications are due February 28, 2020
  6. American Urological Association Summer Medical Student Fellowships
    • Applications are due January 9, 2020
  7. Association of American Medical Colleges Clinical and Research Opportunities
    • Database of opportunities across AAMC Medical Schools
  8. Chinese American Medical Society, Summer Research Fellowship
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  9. Crohn's and Colitis Student Research Awards
    • Applications are due March 15, 2020
  10. Fight for Sight: Eye-Related Clinical or Basic Research
    • Applications are due February 15, 2020
  11. Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
    • Applications are due January 31, 2020
  12. Gold Foundation Student Summer Fellowships
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  13. Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships
    • Applications are due April 3, 2020
  14. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Foundation
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  15. Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation
    • Applications are due February 1, 2020
  16. Psychiatry Summer Mentoring Program
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  17. Physicians of Tomorrow Awards, AMA - includes underrepresented in Medicine opportunities
    • Applications are due February 20, 2020
  18.  The Ross Student Research Fellowship
    • Applications are due February 28, 2020
  19. Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke
    • Applications are now closed, check back soon for 2019-2020 application
  20. Society for Vascular Surgery
    • Applications are due February 1, 2020
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