Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR)

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is accepting applications for the new Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CanSUR). This program offers a unique, immersive experience that will help prepare highly motivated undergraduates for a career in cancer research.

Program Components

  • Hands-on mentored cancer research experience including project development, execution, interpretation, and reporting of results.
  • Week-long “cancer research bootcamp” devoted to interactive cancer research lectures.
  • Weekly lunches organized around scientific and career enhancement topics. Dinner with fellow students, scholars and residents to learn about diverse cancer career opportunities.
  • Presentation of final research project findings at CanSUR Scholar Symposium.

Program Highlights

  • Each summer CanSUR will support 32 undergraduates for a 10-week period (June through August).
  • Undergraduates from across the country are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to work with one of 60 research experts from the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Scholars will receive a stipend of $4,000 for the summer. Additional housing and travel allowances are available for select participants.

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Application deadline: January 15, 2021

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