Summer Scholars

How to Apply

Applications for the 2017 Summer Scholars Program will open on or before December 1st with a January 16th deadline for submission.

>> Click here to view the 2017 Summer Scholars flyer

Summer 2017 Dates and Deadlines

The WFIRM Summer Scholars 10-week program begins Tuesday, May 30, 2017 and concludes on Friday, August 4, 2017. The 2017 program application deadline is January 16th.  The on-line application system will open on or before December 1, 2016.     

Summer Student Requirements  

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (4.0 scale)     
  • Be a citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S. or be eligible to work at Wake Forest for the 10-week summer program.  
  • Be enrolled in a degree-granting program at a college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico or other U.S. territory.  
  • Have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate education by the start of the 2017 summer program.    
  • Have a strong interest in pursuing a PhD and/or MD (or currently pursuing an MD)   
  • Be at least 18 years of age by first day of program   

Application Procedure

The 2017 Summer Scholars Program application materials required include: 

  • Completed Online Application Form (On-line application will open on or before December 1, 2016)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • "Official" Academic Transcripts to be emailed or mailed as described below:
    Postal Mail: Joan F. Schanck, MPA, Director Summer Scholars Program, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine Wake Forest University Health Sciences Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157-7290.

    Questions should be sent to Joan F. Schanck, MPA at or by phone at 336-713-1201.


    Quick Reference

    Institute for Regenerative Medicine

    Phone 336-713-7293
    Fax 336-713-7290

    Richard H. Dean Biomedical Building
    391 Technology Way
    Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    Find A Doctor Ways to Give
    Last Updated: 10-19-2016
    Comprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is RenewedMagnet Hospital RecognitionConsumer Choice2015 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

    Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.