Medical Student Extramural Funding

Medical Student Extramural Funding

This page serves as a resource for discovering supplemental funding grants and award opportunities offered to medical students conducting research. The listings below give a brief award description listed in alphabetical order by Agency.

 When you find an award that you may be eligible to receive, please go to that program's website to learn more about their application deadlines and procedures.

If you have questions regarding applying for funding, please contact Diana Vigil at dvigil1@uci.edu

Grant Agency or Topic



AAP-Pediatric Rheumatology
Pediatric Rheumatology $2,000
Age related or Geriatric Research (American Federation of Aging Research)
Geriatrics $1900/month
American Academy of Dermatology
Dermatology Various
American Academy of Neurology Summer Research
Neurology $3,000
American College of Rheumatology
Rheumatology  $750
American Osler Society; William B. Bean Student Research Award
Medical History and Medical Humanism $1,500
Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association
Various Various
ASTS Presidential Student Mentorship Grants
Transplant Surgery $3,500
Community health and cultural competency Research Fellowship
Commnity Health $4,000
Crohns and Colitis Foundation
Crohns and Colitis $2,500
David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award
General $4,000
Fight for Sight Ophthalmology Research
Opthamology $2,500
Foundation for Anesthesia Research
Anesthisia $400/week
Gerber Foundation
Minority Student; Pediatric Nutrition $3,000
Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships
Leadership $5,000
Howard Hughes one year grant
Biomedical Research $40,000
Infectious Disease Society of America
Infectious Disease $2,000
Lupus Foundation
Lupus $4,000
National Medical Fellowships (variety of grants)
Various $2000-$5000
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Osteoporosis $3,000
Parkinson’s-related summer research projects
Parkinsons $4,000
Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Program
Pediatric Oncology $5,000
RPB Medical Student Eye Research Fellowships
Opthamology $30,000
RSNA Radiologic Society
Radiologic Science $3,000
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research
Various $1,000-$5,000
SIR Foundation Research
Interventional Radiology Research Various
Summer Genetics Scholar Program
Genetics $2,500
The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF)
Neurosurgery $2,500
Wilderness and environmental medicine
Wilderness medicine  $5,000