Medical Student Extramural Funding

Medical Student Extramural Funding

This page serves as a resource for discovering supplemental funding grants and award opportunities offered to medical students conducting research. The listings below give a brief award description listed in alphabetical order by Agency.

When you find an award that you may be eligible to receive, please go to that program's website to learn more about their application deadlines and procedures.

If you have questions regarding applying for funding, please contact Brooke Piercy at piercyb@hs.uci.edu.

Grant Agency or TopicTopicAmountDeadline
Foundation for Anesthesia Research Anesthesia $400/week stipend See website for 2023 deadline
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Crohn's and Colitis $2,500 Nov. 1, 2022
American Academy of Dermatology Dermatology Varies Please see website for more info
American Skin Association Dermatology $7,000 See website for 2023 deadline
SAEM Emergency Medicine Interest Group Grant Emergency Medicine $500 Jan. 2023
Gold Foundation General $4,000 Early 2023 (see website for details)
American Medical Association General Varies Please see website for all opportunities and info
Buckfire PC Medical School Diversity Scholarship General $2,000 Oct. 2022
Chinese American Physicians Society (CAPS) Scholarship General $2,000 - $5,000 Opens December 2022, Due March 2023
David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award General $4,000 Applications open September 2022
Medical Education Scholarship (Only for women enrolled in medical school) General $500 September 15, 2022/October 31, 2022
NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund General $2,000 - $5,000 Please see website for more info
National Medical Fellowships - General Scholarships and Awards General/Various $2,000 - $7,500 Please see website for more info
American Society of Hematology Medical Student Award Program Hematology Varies Please see website for more info
IDSA Education and Research Foundation Grants for Emerging Researchers/Clinicians Mentorship (G.E.R.M.) Infectious Disease $2,000 Feb. 2023
SIR Foundation Research Interventional Radiology Research Varies Multiple; See website for more info
William B Bean Student Research Award Medical History & Medical Humanities $1,500 plus up to $2500 travel March 1, 2023
American Academy of Neurology Summer Research Neurology Varies Variable dates (see website for more info)
The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) Neurosurgery $2,500 Nov. 1, 2022
Fight for Sight Ophthalmology Research Ophthalmology $2,400 Summer Student Fellowship due March 1
RPB Medical Student Eye Research Fellowships Ophthalmology $30,000 Spring application due January 10 & Fall applications due July 1
SPR Awards Pediatrics $1,000 Varies (see website for more info)
ASTS Presidential Student Mentorship Grants Transplant Surgery $3,500 stipend and $1,500 to attend awards ceremony Must be under mentorship of an ASTS member; see website for submission deadline
NIH Medical Scholars Research Program 1 year commitment, must be MS2, MS3, or MS4 Annual stipend, housing, relocation allowance, travel funding Jan. 2023
NIH Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research Must be enrolled 50% in MD program Monthly stipend (in accordance with NIH rates) Opens Nov. 2022, due March 1, 2023
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research Various $1,000 - $5,000 March 15 and October 1 annually
Wilderness and environmental medicine Wilderness medicine $5,000 October 3, 2022