Summer Scholars

How to Apply

Summer 2015 Dates and Deadlines

The 2015 WFIRM Summer Scholars 10-week program will begin June 1st and conclude August 7th. Applications are now being accepted (see below) and all materials must be submitted by February 6, 2015.

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 2015 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

Applications for the 2015 Summer Scholars program are now being accepted. The application materials will require the following: 

  • Application Form - Before completing this form, ensure that the "Highlight Existing Fields" button is enabled in the purple header bar (requires free Adobe Reader software). After completing the Application Form, save and rename with your last name followed by "SS2015Form" (e.g., Williams_SS2015Form.pdf). Email the completed application as an attachment to with the applicant's name in the email subject line. All materials must be emailed and/or post-marked no later than February 6, 2015.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • "Official" Academic Transcripts to be emailed or mailed as described below:
    Postal Mail: Joan F. Schanck, MPA 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

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