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Heidi Kecskemethy <[log in to unmask]>
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Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:04:07 -0500
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Subject: 2018 Summer Research at Nemours Program Announcements

There are two unique paid summer research scholarship opportunities for
undergraduates at Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington,
DE. We hope you will share with your students, staff, and faculty!

·         The Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP) at the
Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, is accepting
applications for 10 funded summer Research Scholar positions for our Summer
2018 program.  NSURP offers opportunities consisting of both basic and
applied (clinical) biomedical research projects.

·         The Nemours Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is
accepting applications for 9 funded summer Research Scholar positions through
their Health Equity Summer Scholar Program (HESSP). The focus of all of these
research projects is health disparities. Most are epidemiologic in nature.

Online applications: accepted December 1, 2017 through January 15, 2018.  All
letters of reference must be received by January 29, 2018 for consideration
by the selection committee; applications lacking letters of reference after
January 29th will be considered incomplete.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the time
of application, a US citizen or legal permanent resident, and meet minimum
GPA requirements for each program (3.2 for NSURP and 3.0 for HESSP).
Applicants should also have interest in research, healthcare, science, public
health, health disparities, and related fields.
Program information: Program dates are June 4 through August 10, 2018. During
the program, Nemours clinical and research faculty will guide students
through the process of formulating and testing hypotheses, interpreting data,
and communicating results while working on active research projects.
Available projects vary each year and range from lab-based, translational,
and clinical to epidemiologic in focus. Training is provided on human
subjects protection, animal welfare, responsible conduct of research, and
research ethics.  Program activities include multiple enrichment activities
including a student-focused seminar series, journal clubs, and multiple
opportunities for shadowing and engagement in other educational
opportunities.  All students present their research project and findings to
the community via poster sessions and oral presentations. Family and friends
are invited to attend these events.
Additional information and the online application are available at:

Contact Person: Heidi Kecskemethy
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