The University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Dental Medicine College Summer Fellowship Program is designed to offer undergraduates who are completing their sophomore, or preferably their junior year of college, and plan to pursue a career as a MD, DMD, MD/PhD, or DMD/PhD, an opportunity to participate in the research activities of a laboratory at the School of Medicine or Dental Medicine under the direction of a faculty member. The purpose of the program is to provide a research enrichment experience and some exposure to clinical medicine or dental medicine. This program is for college undergraduates ONLY – graduates or those currently enrolled in any graduate program are not eligible.
Applicants should have completed some college coursework in biology and chemistry (preferably through organic chemistry). Previous laboratory experience is desirable. Applicants must submit an application, official transcript, standardized test scores, and two letters of recommendation. A $30 application fee is also required which must be paid online using the following weblink (https://enrollmentfees.uchc.edu/MedAppFees.html). Cash will be accepted for payment.