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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 Diana Vigil at dvigil1@uci.edu

Grant Agency or Topic

Topic

Amount

Deadline

AACR Minority Scholar Awards
Cancer Research
Varies
Please see website for more info
AAP-Pediatric Rheumatology
Pediatric Rheumatology
$2,000
January 15, 2020
American Academy of Dermatology
Dermatology
Varies
Please see website for more info
American Academy of Neurology Summer Research
Neurology
$3,000
Summer awards are due annually between Jan and March
American Society of Hematology Medical Student Award Program
Hematology
Varies
January 15, 2020
Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association
Various
Varies
Summer awards are due annually between Jan and March
ASTS Presidential Student Mentorship Grants
Transplant Surgery
$3,500
Must be under mentorship of an ASTS member
Buckfire PC Medical School Diversity Scholarship
General
$2,000
Please see website for more info
Chinese American Physicians Society (CAPS) Scholarship
General
$2,000-$5,000
March 27, 2020
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
Crohns and Colitis
$2,500
March 15, 2020
David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award
General
$4,000
January 17, 2020
Fight for Sight Ophthalmology Research
Ophthalmology
$2,500
Summer Student Fellowship due February 15
Foundation for Anesthesia Research
Anesthisia
$400/week
January 31, 2020
IDSA Education and Research Foundation Grants for Emerging Researchers/Clinicians Mentorship (G.E.R.M.)
Infectious Disease
$2,000
Summer awards are due annually between January and March
Medical Education Scholarship (Only for women enrolled in medical school)
General
$500
December 31, 2019
National Medical Fellowships - General Scholarships and Awards
General
$2,000-$7,500
Please see website for more info
NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund
General
$5,000
Please see website for more info
RPB Medical Student Eye Research Fellowships
Ophthalmology
$30,000
Spring application due January 10 & Fall applications due July 1
SAEM Emergency Medicine Interest Group Grant
Emergency Medicine
$500
January 30, 2020
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research
Various
$1,000-$5,000
March 15 and October 1 annually
SIR Foundation Research
Interventional Radiology Research
Varies
Annual applications due December 1, April 1, and August 1
SPR Awards
Pediatrics
$1,000
Please see website for more info
The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF)
Neurosurgery
$2,500
February 1, 2020
Wilderness and environmental medicine
Wilderness medicine 
$5,000
October 1, 2020
William B Bean Student Research Award
Medical History & Medical Humanities
$1,500 plus $750 travel
March 1, 2020