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Program Details

Location

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus in Baltimore City, Maryland.

Research Mentor

University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) faculty researchers.

Once selected, Scholars will identify, through the Mentor-Matching process, a research mentor from a list of available UM Scholars faculty mentors and work with the mentor to develop a research project.

For Faculty: If you are interested in becoming a research mentor for the UM Scholars Program, please follow the link to complete the Research Mentor Form.

Research Topic

Hypothesis-driven project in basic, translational, and clinical research in biomedical or health topics, determined according to Scholars' research interests and professional goals.

Once selected, Scholars will identify, through the Mentor-Matching process, a research mentor and project from a list of available mentors and associated research projects.  

See prior years' lists of projects completed by students.

 

Time and Duration

Summer Research - 10 weeks of full time commitment (at least 40 hours per week) in the summer after the end of spring semester and before the start of fall semester.
Standard 10-week research period begins on May 28 and ends on August 2, 2019. If permitted by research mentor, student may take days off and make up missed days prior to the fall semester, provided that attendance requirements for summer programming are satisfied.

Summer Programming - May 28 to July 26, 2019. See Program Activities for specific dates of required major events and general seminar schedule.

Stipend

$4,500.

Housing

Not provided.  Contact the program if you need assistance in searching for housing.

More Information about the Program

Questions

For questions regarding the program or the application process, please use the Ask UM Scholars form.