Syracuse University

Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising

Amgen Scholars

About the Amgen Scholars

Undergraduate summer research program in science and biotechnology hosted by ten premier research institutions: California Institute of Technology; Columbia University/Barnard College; Harvard University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; National Institutes of Health; Stanford University; University of California, Berkeley; University of California, Los Angeles; University of California, San Francisco; Washington University in St. Louis

Research areas: BIOCHEMISTRY • BIOENGINEERING • BIOINFORMATICS • BIOPSYCHOLOGY • BIOTECHNOLOGY • CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING • CHEMISTRY • IMMUNOLOGY • MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY • MICROBIOLOGY • MOLECULAR, CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY • MOLECULAR GENETICS • MOLECULAR MEDICINE • MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY • NEUROBIOLOGY • NEUROSCIENCE • PATHOLOGY • PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY • PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCE • STATISTICS • TOXICOLOGY

Special Location of award, if applicable:

Eligible applicants:

Sophomores and juniors who will be continuing their undergraduate work in 2016-17 with an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in research science or an M.D.-Ph.D. Non-graduating seniors who will be pursuing a fifth year of undergraduate work are also eligible.

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.2 or above and be US citizens or permanent residents.

Student year:

Student year at time of application:  

University endorsement required?

Citizenship requirement:

U.S. citizen or permanent resident

The Amgen Scholars application process:


Program dates vary, though all Amgen scholars will participate in a national symposium in mid-summer in California. All Amgen Scholars will receive significant financial support; funding details vary by host institution.

Each host institution requires its own application; applicants may apply to more than one program. All applications will require, at a minimum: letters of recommendation, transcript, personal statement

Deadline: February 1 or February 15, 2017 (varies by program)

Advising contact:

Advising Contact: Jolynn Parker  Email:  jmpark02@syr.edu
More Information:  http://www.amgenscholars.com/us-program

Enter any terms you are interested, such as “Government” or “Biotechnology”,