Quick facts

Deadline

February 1, 2025

Program Dates

June 1, 2025 - May 1, 2026

Contact

Hallie Davis-Penders, Program Coordinator

prime_cancer@duke.edu

Supporting Department or Unit

Duke Cancer Institute

Location

Domestic
Duke's Durham campus

Area(s) of interest

Health

Opportunity type

Independent research
Lab
Research

Delivery

Hybrid

Credit

Non-Credit-Bearing

Weekly commitment

Part-time (<30 hours)

Program cost

Free

Compensation/funding

Stipend

Description

PRIME-Cancer is a summer research program for rising juniors and seniors interested in the biomedical sciences. Scholars participate in independent research in the summer followed by virtual professional development workshops throughout the academic year. Must be US citizens/permanent residents. Participants receive housing, travel allowance and up to $6480 stipend for completion of the summer and academic year program.

Session 1: Beginning of June to end of July. Session 2: September to May

This program accepts applicants from the following home institutions: Duke University, Duke Kunshan University, UNC-based Robertson Scholars, and other Non-Duke students.

Eligibility

GPA Requirement

3.0 +

Year in school

Rising junior
Rising senior

Department/School/Major

None

Language Requirement & Details

No