Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program


The program is an eight-week program in which high school students from diverse backgrounds are invited to perform basic research with Stanford faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students and researchers on a medically-oriented project. The goals of the program include increasing interest in biological sciences and medicine in high school students, helping students to understand how scientific research is performed, and increasing diversity of students and researchers in the sciences.



  • All of the following requirements must be met (no exceptions):
  • -Students must be current juniors or seniors as of the fall of 2014 and must be in the graduating class of 2015 or 2016. 
  • -Students must also be 16 years old or older by the start of the program (June 15, 2015).  
  • -Students should be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a green card in order to apply.


DECEMBER 1, 2014 (MON.)- Application Available Online

FEBRUARY 21, 2015 (SAT.)- Application Due

APRIL 3, 2015 (FRI.)- Acceptance Notifications

JUNE 15, 2015 (MON.)- Start of Program

AUGUST 6, 2015 (THURS.)- End of Program

SIMR 2014 Student at the Bench