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Proposals from M1 and pre-M1 students should be developed with the help of the faculty mentor. All proposals are to be submitted online at the Summer Research Fellowship application site.
Proposals cannot exceed four single-spaced pages in length. The following format should be used to write the research proposal:
Failure to address each of these points may adversely affect your score.
As the timeline between acceptance to medical school and the start of the pre-M1 summer fellowship may be short, it is important that you consider your options as early as possible. As soon as you have identified a mentor send an email to Deanna Nielson to indicate your interest. Next, develop your proposal, which should be written in the form of an abstract; keep it to two single-spaced pages in length and include the following information:
The mentor should write a letter of support for the student outlining the project and the student's anticipated interaction in the lab setting.
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