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October 5, 2021

2022 NIH sponsored University of Washington’s Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program (NSSSP)

Dear STEM student,

Applications for the Neurological
Surgery Summer Student Program (NSSSP)

is anticipated to open Monday, November 1st, 2021!

If you have an interest in the neurosciences and desire lab experience in
neurological biomedical research, please apply!

Applicants chosen to participate in the
program will receive stipends of $3,200 over the duration of the 8-week
program. (Note: high school or recent high school graduates must be 18 years of
age or older by the first day of the program in order to participate.) Limited
housing stipends (no meals or transportation) are available for out-of-area

Program participation includes:

Eight-week lab placement in one of our neuroscience labs

Weekly Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds lectures

Weekly Neurological Surgery Resident Education Hour discussions

Weekly neuroscience faculty lectures, specifically developed for the students

Neurological surgery OR observations

Neurological surgery clinical observations

Student capstone presentation

Over 20 students from our earlier
classes have now been accepted into medical school and other clinical training
programs. Many students just entering college have gone on to neuroscience or
pre-med studies.

The application period will close on
Monday, January 3rd, 2022
. Application is free.

Please email with any questions you may have about
the application process.

We look forward to reviewing your application! Program Overview is available here!


NSSSP Directorship