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Heidi Kecskemethy and Sigrid Langhans <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:02:46 -0500
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Subject: 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Nemours/Alfred I.
duPont Hospital for Childre

We have two unique summer research scholarship opportunities for
undergraduates at Nemours in Wilmington, DE that we hope you will share with
your education community!

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 2016 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 4 funded summer Research Scholar positions through their
Health Equities Summer Research Program (HESSP). The focus of all of these
research projects is health disparities. Most are epidemiologic in nature.

Online applications will be accepted from December 1, 2015 through January
15, 2016.  The deadline for submission of all application components is
January 15, 2016.
Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at the time of
application, with a minimum GPA of 3.2 and interest in basic and applied
sciences, healthcare, health disparities, public health or related fields.
During the 10 week paid scholarship program that begins May 31st, 2016 and
ends August 10th, 2016, Nemours research faculty will guide students through
the process of formulating and testing hypotheses, interpreting data, and
communicating results.  Training will be provided on human subjects
protection and animal welfare.  Both programs share programming and
activities Students participate in enrichment activities during the summer
including the opportunity to shadow clinicians, attend grand rounds and
research seminars, and participate in discussions about medical and academic
research careers.  All students will present their research project and
findings to the Nemours community at a final day symposium and celebration.
Additional information and the online application is available at:

Contact Person: Heidi Kecskemethy and Sigrid Langhans
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