On this page you will find listings of national opportunities for medical students to pursue research, international experiences, community service, and other training. If you are interested in taking a year off, please contact the Scholarship and Discovery Team.
Graduate Council Travel Fund
The University of Chicago Graduate Council Travel Fund has limited funding to support student travel. Students can submit an application through the Graduate Council Travel Fund website. Once materials are received, applications are evaluated on a rolling basis; students are encouraged to apply during the quarter before their planned travel.
Research Presentation & Conference Support
The Pritzker School of Medicine has limited funding to support students who represent Pritzker or present an abstract or poster at virtual or in person regional or national conferences. To apply for this funding, please click on the link below and complete the electronic form.
HDSI Travel Grant Program
The Center for Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation offers an award program to help defray the cost of travel and registration fees for HDSI related research. Travel Grant recipients are awarded up to $1000 to offset the cost of registration, poster development and/or travel expenses.
Dean's Letter of Recommendation Request
Many research opportunities will require a Letter of Recommendation from the Dean. At least two weeks before the deadline for application, please email Adam Eickmeyer with information on the opportunity and instructions on how to submit a Letter of Recommendation.
For Letters of Good Standing, email Michael McGinty.
AAMC Clinical and Research Opportunities
In addition to the research opportunities below, visit the AAMC Clinical and Research Opportunities page for a comprehensive list of other US opportunities for both year-round programs and summer programs.