Veterinary Summer Scholars Program

Gain practical research skills with expert insight and mentorship from a faculty member

Application for 2019 Program is Closed

The application for the 2020 program will open Fall 2019.

Under the guidance of a College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences faculty mentor, complete a ten- to twelve-week research project during the summer term. Veterinary students get experience working on independent research projects in biomedical and clinical sciences. The program culminates in a research symposium, where students present their research findings to faculty and peers.

Interested first- and second-year veterinary students from any accredited veterinary college in the United States or Canada are encouraged to apply.

2020 Program Dates: May 18-August 7

Application Deadline: February 7, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Program Details

Finding a Mentor

Students are encouraged to begin seeking out mentors to outline potential research projects one to two months in advance of the application deadline. Mentors will need to provide a letter of support for students outlining the potential research project and commit to supporting any research expenses (materials, supplies, services and equipment) associated with the project.

Search for a mentor

Cancer Biology  Clinical Medicine  Developmental Biology and Genetics  Environmental Health  Imaging and Diagnostics  Immunology  Infectious Disease  Molecular Biology and Biochemistry  Neuroscience  Orthopedics  Pathology  Pharmacology  Physiology  Reproductive Biology  Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine  University of Alaska Fairbanks Faculty

Application Process

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Theresa Rulon

Theresa Rulon

Research Administrative Assistant