Friday, October 10, 2014
Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences SURF program
The Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences sponsors a 10-week research program for outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences. Students who are accepted into the program will be offered a stipend of $4,000 and housing. Four exceptional students will be selected and named "Rubin and Sarah Shaps Scholars." Domestic and international undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are contemplating a career in biomedically related sciences to apply to the Summer Undergraduate Research Program. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The program begins on the first Monday in June and runs for 10 consecutive weeks. The deadline for submission of all application materials is February 1, 2015. Applicants will be notified of a decision by March 15. Please go to www.sloankettering.edu to apply. In addition to the application form and essay, applicants should submit an official transcript and two letters of recommendation. These letters should be written by faculty members who are familiar with the applicant's academic credentials or, if applicable, written by the research advisor(s).