The College of Medicine's Office of Medical Student Research works with principal investigators, mentors, and administrators in notifying Medical Students of available Research Scholarship opportunities.
(Including the Roessler, Bennett, and Barnes Research Scholarships)
These awards are available to medical students for medical research performed under the guidance of the faculty of the College of Medicine. The goal is to engage medical students in biomedical discovery and scholarly inquiry and to encourage students to consider a future academic career in biomedical research.
Phase I documents are due by 5pm, Friday, December 7, 2012.
Phase II documents are due by 5pm, Friday January 11, 2013.
Medical Student Commitment and Compact.pdf
Commitment of Research Mentor.pdf
- IRB AND ILACUC PROTOCOL APPROVAL: If your research involves human subjects or patient data, you will need to provide the Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocol approval/exemption number. For research involving animals, you will need to provide the Institutional Lab Animal Care and Use Committee (ILACUC) approval/exemption number. Approval by the appropriate regulatory body for these issues is the responsibility of the student’s mentor. Additional information is available through the Office of Environmental Health and Safety at http://ehs.osu.edu/ and The Office of Responsible Research Practices http://orrp.osu.edu/irb/
Phase 1 Instructions.pdf
Checklist for Medical Student Research IRB or ILACUC approval.pdf
Checklist for Medical Student Research Scholarship Application.pdf
The deadline to submit Phase 1 has passed.
- Phase 2 Cover Page: Phase 2 Cover Page.pdf
- Mentor Letter of Reference
- NIH Biosketch of Mentor: Mentor Biographical Sketch.docx
- PHASE II APPLICATION MATERIALS:
- Abstract (150 words)
- Trainee Personal Statement (150 words)
- Environmental Resources (150 words)
- Experimental Duties on Project (150 words)
- RESEARCH PLAN (3 page max)
- Specific Aims
- Background Information
- Preliminary Studies
- Expermental Design and Methods
- Time table (specific dates, weeks of duties)
- References (1 page)
Phase 2 Instructions.pdf
The deadline to submit Phase 2 has passed.
- Research support for a continual period of a minimum of 8-10 weeks, 30 hrs/week, or an average of 4 hrs/wk for 12 months over 1-2 years.
- Supports clinical investigation, basic laboratory research, epidemiology, social science/health services research, leadership or professionalism.
- Students DO NOT have to be AOA members in order to apply. All 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year medical students are eligible to apply. (PhD or MD/PhD candidates are NOT eligible)
- Award is $5000, one half paid on announcement of award, one half on approval of final report. Up to an additional $1000 reimbursed for travel to present on research at a national meeting.
- OSU students submit their application to the OSU chapter of AOA, and then the committee selects one application to send to the national office for consideration. 50 Fellowships are granted nationwide.
- Applications are due to OSU chapter by December 31st, 2012 and must include a 3 page summary of the proposed research project, the applicants CV, a letter of support from the faculty supervisor, the mentor's biographical sketch, and the completed application form with checklists.
- Date of award announcement: April 15, 2013
- More information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, all application information may be found at www.alphaomegaalpha.org/student_research.html
Pelotonia Fellowship Program
The Pelotonia Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for medical student fellowships. Applications are due March, 1st, 2013. For more information, including eligibility guidelines and an application, go to the website
or e-mail Jeffrey.Mason@osumc.edu
The OSU Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is pleased to announce a call for graduate student (PhD, post-doctoral, pre-professional, post-professional resident and fellow trainees) applicants to receive research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored TL1 Mentored Clinical Research Training Program (CCTS-TL1). The CCTS-TL1 program is part of a comprehensive program at OSU to advance research education and training in multidisciplinary clinical and translational investigation targeted at the improvement of human health. Pre-professional students such as MEDICAL STUDENTS are eligible and encouraged to apply.
Objectives of the TL1 program include:
- Recruitment and selection of highly qualified applicants who will develop a career in multidisciplinary clinical and translational research.
- Completion of a mentored research project.
- Didactic training in team science and interdisciplinary and translational research.
- Shared educational experiences with student and faculty scholars from other training programs.