MSTP ACCESS Summer Resea​rch Program

Only complete applications will be reviewed, which must include: 

  • Personal and educational profile questions within the online application.
  • Personal statement outlining your research experience (if applicable), what makes you an outstanding candidate for the program and how participation will assist your career goals. (500 words max)
  • Optional Creative Video: If you were a Physician-Scientist superhero, what would be your superpower(s), and how would you use your superpower(s) to better the physician-scientist field, community, and lives of others? (2–3-minute video) or 500 words max.
  • Transcripts for each post-secondary institution you have attended. Official and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Two letters of recommendation.  Supply contact information for your recommenders in the online application. They will be e-mailed instructions for uploading their letters. It is your responsibility to ensure they received this message. You can monitor the status of your letters via the application portal.
    • Should be from faculty mentors/advisors, previous (or current) course instructors, and previous (or current) research supervisors. Individuals should speak to your academic achievements and abilities, personal characteristics, and professional promise.

Application open: November 1, 2023

Application deadline: January 12, 2024

  • Applications can be submitted before letters of recommendations are in, but applications are not complete until the letters are received.

Acceptance notifications: March 1, 2024