CMSRP - Chapel Hill, NC

UNC's premier program for summer research, the Carolina Medical Student Research Program funds students for 8-week projects. A student must identify a mentor, develop a project, and submit an extensive application to be considered for funding. For more information, click here.

Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship

Offered by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, this fellowship offers a stipend of $29,000 for medical students to spend one year conducting mentored clinical research in developing countries. The program is administered through six institutions nationwide, including Duke University School of Medicine and UNC School of Medicine. For more information about the program, click here. 

HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program

A year-long research fellowship provided by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, this program allows students to conduct research at an academic or nonprofit institution, at HHMI's Janelia Research Campus, or at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV in Durban, South Africa. For more information, click here.

HHMI Summer Medical Fellows Program

Offered by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, this program allows students to participate in research full-time for 8-10 weeks with an HHMI investigator, early career scientist, HHMI professor, or Janelia researcher. For more information, click here.

IDSA Medical Scholars Program

A summer program for medical students from the Infectious Disease Society of America. Participants will receive $2,000 and the mentorship of an IDSA fellow or member. For more information, click here.

UNC Office of Medical Student Research

This is your go-to place for all of your research and funding questions. The people at Office of medical Student Research have compiled a helpful list of research and funding possibilities on their website, and they are always available if you have questions about how to get involved in research or how to complete a successful program application. To visit their website, click here.