Medical Students

Medical Student Summer Opportunities 2022

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 4-6 weeks during the summer.

Step I: Supervisors interested in making an application for an undergraduate (medical or non-medical) student to work with them on a research project.

Step 1: Supervisor Identification Form (SIF)

Step II: A list will be sent to all 1st and 2nd year medical students with the contact information of potential supervisors, their research area, and specific student requirements.  It is the responsibility of the student to connect with a supervisor, and together prepare and submit a SURA application form to the Office of Research & Graduate Studies.  Please note that students are permitted to submit only one application.

Research Projects and Supervisor Contact Information

Step 2: Student Application Form

Successful & unsuccessful applicants will be notified by the end of April 2022

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 at $4,500.  There are 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