Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship -FCCC

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA.
Type Basic Science Research, Clinical Research, Academic Enrichment
Deadline April 1, 2012


Fox Chase Cancer Center has a long history of mentoring undergraduates using summer research projects. Since the early 1990's, Eileen Jaffe has had oversight for a competitive undergraduate summer research fellowship program which has funded between 12 and 15 Fellows per summer. Although FCCC is currently seeking sponsorship for this very effective program, there is a continuing institutional commitment. The current stipend is set at $3,500 for ten weeks.


  • Eligible nominees must be UNDERGRADUATES. Entering freshman can compete. Spring graduates who will be matriculating into graduate or medical school in the fall are also eligible.
  • Eligible nominees must be available for 10 full weeks. These do not have to be consecutive weeks.
  • Previous FCCC Undergraduate Summer Fellows are not eligible to be nominated for a second year of support from this program.

Please see the website for detailed instructions including the nominations process.

More Information


Senior Member Program Director
Eileen Jaffe, Ph.D.
, 333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111-2497
Phone: 215-728-3695