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Rush Summer Research Scholars Program (RSRSP)

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Spend six weeks at Rush University Medical Center conducting research in a vibrant academic medical environment in the heart of Chicago as part of the Rush Summer Research Scholars Program, or RSRSP.

As a RSRSP participant, you will work on a project in translational, clinical or community research. In addition to conducting research, all summer research scholars will participate in weekly enrichment activities to help prepare you to apply to medical school.

You will earn a $3,000 stipend to cover personal expenses ($1,500 after the third week and $1,500 at the end of the program). Academic credit is not available with the program, but students will receive a certificate of completion.

Housing is not provided; students must make their own arrangements if they do not reside in the Chicago area.

RSRSP is open to students from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or are known to be underrepresented in medicine and health-related sciences.

Application Deadline: 3/15/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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Rush University Medical Center (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology
STEM Fields

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Page last updated 7/14/2021
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