Founders Affiliate Medical Student Research Program

American Heart Association
New York, NY.
Type Academic Enrichment, Clinical Observation, Clinical Research, High School Students, Post-baccalaureate Program


The purpose of the grant is to encourage medical students to consider a career in cardiovascular research. The need for new researchers in the health sciences, from basic science to human behaviors, is critical. This program is designed to provide students at the crossroads of career choices an opportunity to experience research first hand with an established investigator.

Multiple deadlines, please see the website for more details.


Students are eligible to apply for any accredited medical school within the Founders Affiliate region which includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. During the time of the award, the student should be a non-tutition matriculating student, i.e., on a leave of absence from the school or excused from tuition payments. Students who have completed their medical school education, before accepting a medical residency also are eligible to apply. It is not intended for students who are part of a formal research-training program. Ph.D. candidates who are engaging in research as apart of their educational requirements are not eligible for this award. All research must be performed within the eight states of the Founders affiliate region. There are no citizen requirements for application, but those are who are not U.S. citizens, must have and maintain an appropriate visa.

More Information

Mary Gonzalez
Founders Affiliate, 122 East 42nd Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10168
Phone: 212-878-5912