The UW Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program provides “Bench to Bedside” exposure in the field of neurosciences.
The program is supported by NIH and private donors and provides students seeking summer lab placements the opportunity to explore basic and clinical neurosciences.
- $3200 stipend for university students/$2667 for high school students 18+
- Eight week lab placement in one of our neuroscience labs
- Weekly Neurological Surgery Grand Round lectures
- Weekly Neuroscience Faculty lectures
- Neurosurgery OR Observations
- Student presentation on individual program focus
The program has hosted over 100 students from 67 different schools. Twenty-nine neurological surgery mentors have been involved and 30 faculty have given Friday lunch seminars. Sixteen of our clinical faculty have given shadowing opportunities for our students. Fifteen past students have been accepted into medical school or graduate programs in Neuroscience.
2018 Important Dates and eligibility information
To apply starting November 1, 2017 go to: https://depts.washington.edu/nsssp/
Applications due January 2, 2018, notifications by March 1
Program Dates – 8 weeks: June 18 – August 10, 2018
Presentations on August 10 – friends and family are invited
We actively encourage applications from students from under-represented groups and those of limited means.
You must be 18 years of age or older and either a US citizen or have permanent residency status
University undergraduate students may apply
High School students may apply if they are 18+ and either rising seniors or graduates accepted into college
You must have current immunizations and TB test results through the program end date
Out-of-area students will have housing stipends available but are responsible for meals & transportation
If you have an interest in applying, please contact:
Ellie Thorstad, Program Operations Specialist, Program Coordinator
email@example.com | 206-897-5732
James Pridgeon, MHA, Senior Lecturer, Program Administrator
firstname.lastname@example.org | 206-744-9358