Stanford Summer Research Opportunity


    The Stanford Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) is offering a 10-week Summer Research Program in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Medicine for Undergraduate and Medical students. Summer research students will have the opportunity to work on an independent research project in the labs of Stanford faculty. No prior research experience is required. In addition to research in a faculty mentor’s lab, students will have the opportunity to meet scientists and health professionals in other industries, learn about different career paths, and present their work to the Stanford cardiovascular and pulmonary science community. For more information and to view previous awardees and mentors, please visit their program's website


Stanford CVI’s Summer Research Program will run for 10 weeks between June and August 2024, with the exact dates yet to be determined. Students will either receive a stipend of between $5,000 to $8,000, or will have on-campus room and board.


Eligibility for Undergraduate Students:

  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, DACA recipient, or foreign national holding a student, exchange, or permanent resident visa, including an F-1, H1, H1B, J1, PR, TC, or TN.
  • To qualify for the program, you must be entering at least your second year of an undergraduate degree program in Fall 2023. Fall 2023 sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to apply. Individuals graduating from an undergraduate degree program in Spring/Summer2023 are also eligible.
  • Students who are foreign nationals or DACA recipients are only eligible if they are entering at least their third year of undergraduate study following the program end.

Eligibility for Medical Students:

  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible for our program. To qualify for the program as a medical student, you must be enrolled in medical school at a US institution.

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