ASPIRE Medical Research Program

ASPIRE is a spring and summer medical research program devoted to providing research experience to undergraduates from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups. They are seeking applicants who are interested in becoming medical doctors or biomedical scientists who would bring diversity to the field.

In order to apply, you must be a sophomore or junior at OSU with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Your application must include at least one letter of recommendation from a science professor and your undergraduate transcripts.

You can apply here. The application deadline is December 1, 2019, so apply now!

Find additional information here. If you have further questions, you may contact Aaron Thomas at

College of Medicine’s Summer Undergraduate Course Creating Excellence in Scientific Study (SUCCESS)

Application Deadline: January 21, 2016

If medical research or medical school are a part of your future plans, consider applying to the Ohio State University College of Medicine’s Summer Undergraduate Course Creating Excellence in Scientific Study (SUCCESS) Program.  The SUCCESS Program will enable students to participate in a 10-week, stipend provided with a travel allowance, enriching research experience hosted by the Medical Scientist Training Program. While taking part in this program, students will take valuable professional development courses and learn from engaged mentors; all while working in state-of-the-art research facilities.  Eligible students have an expected college graduation date in 2017 or 2018, are enrolled in a U.S. 4-year undergraduate institution, and are American citizens or permanent residents.

More information can be found at and in the program flyer.

Want to jump start your search for the right program? Check out this listing  of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.