Student Research Fellowship Program
Every summer, students have the opportunity to work side-by-side with faculty members to pursue their research interests. The goal is to expose students to hands-on research, create new knowledge and advance biomedical sciences.
Student Research Fellowship Application – Instructions
Purpose: The student research fellowship awards successful applicants $3,500, to promote student research. A maximum of two students can work jointly on a single application, in which case the money is split between the applicants.
Eligibility: Students from all WesternU colleges that are pursuing a professional clinical degree and will enroll for the 2024-2025 academic year are eligible to apply. Previous award recipients are not eligible. Work should be initiated in the summer of 2024 or, if college curriculum does not allow, in the fall semester. Work can be completed as early as August 2024 and needs to be completed by June 2026.
Submission: A PDF file of the application will have to be uploaded at https://webapp.westernu.edu/student-research/. The deadline for electronic submission is 12.00pm on Monday February 13, 2024.
WesternU Summer Research Program
Annual WesternU Research Symposium
Student researchers are required to submit an abstract, but they can choose whether they would like to present their research project at the WURS Symposium or at another research forum/conference.
Prior Year Awards*
The top oral presentations will be awarded as follows:
• One 1st place award – $500 and a certificate of award
• Two 2nd place awards – $300 and a certificate of award
• Three 3rd place awards – $150 and a certificate of award