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Summer Scholars Program

How to Apply

Summer 2018 Dates and Deadlines

The WFIRM Summer Scholars 10-week program begins Thursday, May 31, 2018 and concludes on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.  

Summer Student Requirements  

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.85 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.  
  • Pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degrees in biology, biotechnology, engineering, bioengineering, biotechnology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, pre-medicine, or other related STEM field
  • Have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate education by the start of the 2018 summer program.    
  • Have a strong interest in pursuing a graduate, PhD and/or MD    
  • Be at least 18 years of age by first day of program   

Application Procedure

The 2018 Summer Scholars Program application materials required include: 

  • Completed Online Application Form
  • Two Letters of Recommendation to be emailed or mailed as described in the section below:
  • "Official" Academic Transcripts to be emailed or mailed as described below:
    Postal Mail (must be postmarked by January 15, 2018): 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. 

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

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