Undergraduate Summer Program


Undergraduate students, who are considering careers in biomedical or biological sciences and who are either US citizens or Permanent Residents, are encouraged to apply. Students who will graduate prior to the summer of 2016 are not eligible. All participants must have health insurance for the duration of the program.

UIC is dedicated to increasing the participation of individuals currently underrepresented in the biomedical and clinical sciences, as diversifying the student and faculty bodies improve the quality of the training and educational environment.

How to Apply

Applications for the summer of 2016 will be accepted beginningĀ November 23 2014 until February 12 2016. Complete applications will include the following:

2016 Application
Up-to-date transcript from current undergraduate institution
Two letters of recommendation from academic sources


Dr. Ana Bedran- Russo, Program Director or,

Ashley Burton, Office of Academic Affairs