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Amgen Scholars

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

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.

Each host institution has its own application process and website with information on disciplines and research topics. Program dates and stipends vary by host institution. For the full list of host institutions, please visit the Amgen Scholars website below.


  • Winter 

Fields of Study:

  • Health
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Program Type:

  • Co-op Compatible
  • Professional Opportunity
  • Research

Program Length:

  • Short term (less than one year)
  • Summer Only

Degree Level:

  • Undergrad


  • United States


  • US Citizen/National
  • US Permanent Resident