DYK about the Amgen Scholars Program at NIH?

The mailbag today contained a press release from the National Institutes of Health about the continuation of an undergraduate research program supported by the Amgen Foundation by way of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.

About the program:

Amgen Scholars at NIH work side-by-side with some of the world’s leading scientists, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Scholars work on a research project with the mentorship of NIH faculty, participate in seminars and networking events, and take part in a symposium where they meet their peers and learn about biotechnology from leading scientists in industry and academia.

Only 15 people get chosen for the program each year. People from the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe participate.

You can find out more info here.

If you’re interested in being placed at one of 13 U.S. institutions, here are the program dates and application deadlines:

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