IU Simon Cancer Center Summer Research Program (IUSCCSRP)

The IU Simon Cancer Center Summer Research Program aims to increase the number of high school and undergraduate students from under-represented populations pursuing biomedical and behavioral-science careers by engaging them in clinical and population-based biomedical cancer research.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Underrepresented student in cancer research field (not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, but can also include individuals that the institution determines to be underrepresented in cancer research)
  • U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or permanent resident
High School students:
  • Completed junior year by June 1
  • Display an aptitude for science and math
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Undergraduate Students:
  • At least 24 hours of college credit
  • Majoring in biomedical or behavioral-science
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher

Medical residents are not eligible for this program.

Program Benefits

  • Gain exposure to wide range of research activities
  • Interact with other students, clinical and post-doctoral fellows, and faculty
  • Attend weekly workshops on gaining admission to undergraduate, graduate and professional programs of study
  • Earn a competitive stipend

This program is funded through the National Cancer Institute, made possible through a joint collaboration with the IUPUI Center for Research and Learning.

Application Information

2016 SRP applications will open in December 2015 and close Feb. 26, 2016.
You may apply here when applications are open.
Finalists will be interviewed in April 2016.

Program Resources


Vicki Bonds, MS, M.Ed.
Center for Research and Learning
A Division of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
911 W. Michigan Street, University Tower (HO) 202, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2800
E-mail: crlstaff@iupui.edu
Fax: 317-278-3602