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Amgen Scholars

The Amgen Scholars provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on summer research experience at some of the nation’s leading educational institutions and a few international universities.

As Amgen Scholars, students will have the opportunity to:
-Take part in important university research projects; gain hands-on lab experience 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
-Attend scientific seminars, workshops and other networking events.

Students may apply as sophomores (with four quarters or three semesters of college experience), juniors or non-graduating seniors (who are returning in the fall to continue undergraduate studies). Applicants must also have an interest in pursuing a PhD or an MD-PhD.

Fields of Study:

  • Health
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Location:

  • United States
  • Europe

Program Type:

  • Professional Opportunity
  • Research
  • Travel

Citizenship:

  • US Citizen
  • US National or Permanent Resident

Program Length:

  • 8-10 weeks

Degree Level:

  • Undergrad

GPA Cut Off:

  • 3.2

Amount:

  • Varies by university