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Amgen Scholars

The Amgen Scholars Program provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience in science and biotechnology at premier educational institutions in the U.S. and Asia.

As Amgen Scholars, students 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; and attend scientific seminars, workshops, and other networking events. Applicants must have an interest in pursuing a PhD or an MD-PhD.

Eligibility varies between the U.S. Program and the Asia Program. Each host institution has its own application process and website with information on disciplines and research topics. For the full list of host institutions, please visit the Amgen Scholars website below.

Fields of Study:

  • Health
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


  • United States
  • Asia & Pacific

Program Type:

  • Professional Opportunity
  • Research
  • Travel


  • US Citizen/National
  • US Permanent Resident
  • Citizen of another country

Program Length:

  • Short term (less than one year)


  • Winter 

Degree Level:

  • Undergrad