Short-Term Opportunities, including Summer Research

This page is a resource of professional societies or foundations that offer grants to conduct summer research, at GW or another institution of your choice. The listings below link to program descriptions and application deadlines for funding opportunities to support medical student research. When you find a program of potential interest, please go to that program’s website to learn more about application procedures. The listings are categorized by research subject.

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All Biomedical Research

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Jan 18
Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS)
Mar 1
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mar 1
New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
Jan 20
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society
Mar 15 and Oct 1

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
TBA

Anesthesia

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
Jan 31

Cardiology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Heart Association (AHA)/
American Stroke Association (ASA)
Apr 1
New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
Jan 20

Community Health

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Arnold P. Gold Foundation

Mar 20

Dermatology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Skin Association (ASA)
Jan 31
National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)
Jan 21

Emergency Medicine

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF)
Feb 4

Endocrinology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Research Experiences for Graduate and Medical Students
Endocrine Society
Jan 31

Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Society for Nutrition
Paused due to Covid-19 Pandemic
Crohn’s Colitis Foundation
Mar 31
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Foundation<
Apr - TBA
Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Feb 10

Geriatrics

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
Varies based on host training center

Hematology/Oncology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Alex's Lemonade Stand
Feb 21
American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
Jan 19
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
Feb 15
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
Jan 18
Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF)
Autumn-TBA
Thrombosis & Hemostasis Research Society
Mar 11
St. Baldrick's Foundation (SBF)
Paused due to Covid-19 Pandemic

Infectious Disease

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Mar 31

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
Feb 7

Neuroscience/Neurosurgery

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
TBA

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

TBA

American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA)
Jan 19
Child Neurology Foundation
Apr 11
Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF)
Feb 1
Parkinson's Foundation
Dec- TBA

Ophthalmology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Fight for Sight
Feb 15

Pediatrics

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Dec 31

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Association of Academic Physiatrists
Jan 21

Psychiatry

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
Mar 4
American Psychological Association, Society of Pediatric Psychology
Oct 15

Radiology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Feb 3
Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Foundation
Jan 15
Bradley-Alavi Student Scholarships Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Feb 3

Rheumatology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
Lupus Foundation of America
TBA-check website for updates in January
Rheumatology Research Foundation
Feb 1, May 3, Aug 2, Nov 1

Surgery

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
TBA
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

Feb 7

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
Mar 01
Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF)
Feb 01
Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)
Feb 01

Urology

Funding Opportunity
Sponsor
Deadline
American Urological Association (AUA)

Jan 6

Endourology Society
Jan 14
New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
Jan 20

Last updated 1/25/2022