Subject: Amgen Scholars U.S. and Japan Programs: Applications Now Online


Every year, the Amgen Scholars U.S. Program provides hundreds of selected
students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at
many of the nation’s
premier educational institutions. Currently, 10 institutions in the U.S. host
the summer research
program. The Amgen Foundation has committed more than $50 million over twelve
years to the
global Amgen Scholars Program to make this opportunity possible for thousands
of students.

Inspiring the Scientists of Tomorrow
As Amgen Scholars, students will have the opportunity to:
Take part in important institution research projects, gain hands-on lab
and contribute to the advancement of science;
Interact with and receive guidance from faculty mentors, including some
of the nation’s top academic scientists; and
Participate in engaging scientific seminars, workshops and other networking

The Amgen Scholars U.S. Symposium
A signature component of the summer program is a mid-summer
symposium where students hear firsthand from leading scientists working in
and academia. The U.S. symposium is held in California, and provides students
with a valuable opportunity to
discuss their research and network with other Amgen Scholars from across the

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