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 See website for 2022 deadline
American Association for Cancer Research Cancer Research Varies Please see website for more info
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Crohn's and Colitis $2,500 Spring 2022
American Academy of Dermatology Dermatology Varies Please see website for more info
American Skin Association Dermatology $7,000 March 2022
SAEM Emergency Medicine Interest Group Grant Emergency Medicine $500 October 1, 2021 - January 30, 2022
Gold Foundation General $4,000 See website for 2022 deadline
American Medical Association General Varies Please see website for all opportunities and info
Buckfire PC Medical School Diversity Scholarship General $2,000 October 1, 2021
Chinese American Physicians Society (CAPS) Scholarship General $3,000 - $5,000 Opens December 2021, Due March 2022
David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award General $4,000 See website for 2022 deadline
Medical Education Scholarship (Only for women enrolled in medical school) General $500 September 15, 2021/October 31, 2021
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 February 2022
IDSA Education and Research Foundation Grants for Emerging Researchers/Clinicians Mentorship (G.E.R.M.) Infectious Disease $2,000 Application opens November 2021
SIR Foundation Research Interventional Radiology Research Varies Pre-review deadline: September 15, 2021, Final deadline: January 15, 2022
William B Bean Student Research Award Medical History & Medical Humanities $1,500 plus $750 travel March 1, 2022
American Academy of Neurology Summer Research Neurology Varies Variable dates
The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) Neurosurgery $2,500 Please see website for 2022 deadline
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 Please see website for 2022 deadlines
ASTS Presidential Student Mentorship Grants Transplant Surgery $3,500 Must be under mentorship of an ASTS member; February 2022
Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Various Varies Summer awards are due annually between Jan and March
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 1, 2021