Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Stanford Institutes of Medicine Summer Research Program (SIMR) 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.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SUMMER 2016 PROGRAM

All of the following requirements must be met (no exceptions):

- Students must currently be juniors or seniors as of the fall of 2015 and must be in the graduating class of 2016 or 2017. 

- Students must also be 16 years old or older by the start of the program (June 13, 2016).  

- Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a green card in order to apply.

Important Note: Starting with the summer 2016 program, the selection process will heavily favor local (Bay Area) students. Please visit the FAQ for more information.

IMPORTANT DATES (SUMMER 2016):

DECEMBER 15, 2015 (TUES.)- Application Available Online

FEBRUARY 20, 2016 (SAT.)- Application Due (11:59pm Pacific Standard Time)

MARCH 25, 2016 (FRI.)- Acceptance Notifications

JUNE 13, 2016 (MON.)- Start of Program

AUGUST 4, 2016 (THURS.)- End of Program

SIMR 2014 Student at the Bench