Award Duration: This is a 12-week summer program that normally runs between May 1 and August 31 each year.

Award Value: TBA

Number of Awards Available: 1

Internal Deadline: 2020 Deadline TBA


  • Students must have successfully completed a term in a full-time undergraduate program directly prior to the award period.

  • University of Toronto students must be enrolled in a third or fourth year major and/or specialist in the Faculty of Medicine Basic Science departments and Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology.

  • University of Toronto and non-University of Toronto students may be considered, including international students (with valid student visa for the full summer work term).

  • Student must have obtained a cumulative cGPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Students may be considered by only one application to this program.

  • Supervisors can be named as primary supervisor for only one application through one unit to this Program.

  • Be engaged on a full-time basis in research activities under the direction of an eligible supervisor

  • Interest in future graduate training

  • Has not started a program of graduate studies

How to Apply:

  • Submit the Molecular Genetics Summer Research Program Application Form and your unofficial transcripts to Colleen Kelly in MSB 4396.

  • Note that if you have applied for UROP or NSERC, you will automatically be considered for this award. You do not need to submit a second application form.