Medical Students

Medical Student Summer Opportunities 2024

Summer Undergraduate Research Award program

The Summer Undergraduate Research Award program (SURA) is available to all 1st and 2nd year medical students who wish to partake in exciting clinical and non-clinical research projects.  Students and faculty members work together on a project for 4 weeks during the summer.

Faculty Supervisor Identification Phase

Faculty interested in making an application for a 1st or 2nd year medical student or an undergraduate non-medical student to participate in their research project must complete a Supervisor Application Form.  Please note this program is open to Memorial University students only.

Supervisor Application Form (Medical Students)

Student Application Phase

A list of potential supervisors and their research projects will be available after February 7, 2024.  It is the responsibility of the student to connect with a supervisor, and together prepare and submit a SURA application to the Office of Research & Graduate Studies. Each student will be permitted to submit only one application.

Research Projects and Supervisor Contact Information

Student Application Form

Successful & unsuccessful applicants will be notified by the end of April 2024

Mach Gaensslen Foundation Award

The Mach-Gaensslen Foundation of Canada award recipients will be selected from the pool of SURA applications.  If you wish to apply to any of this award, please ensure that you apply for the Faculty of Medicine SURA program.

This award is for 5 weeks and is valued between $4,500-$5,500.  There are 5-6 awards to be awarded based on SURA applicants that meet the criteria of the foundation (i.e. research in the areas of oncology, psychiatry or cardiology).

Amy Carroll
Office of Research & Graduate Studies
Faculty of Medicine
Phone: (709) 864-6338
Fax: (709) 864-6354