The Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations from Conquer Cancer (The ASCO Foundation) supports U.S. medical students from populations underrepresented in medicine (UIM) who are interested in oncology as a career to experience a minimum 4-week clinical or clinical research rotation. Applicants must be:
- Be enrolled in a DO or MD program at a U.S. medical school.
- Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident.
- Be an ASCO member. Students may be able to obtain a FREE ASCO membership
- Be of an underrepresented population in medicine. Underrepresented in medicine (UIM) is defined according to the Association of American Medical Colleges definition, as “those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population".
The Medical Student Rotation award includes a $5,000 stipend for the rotation plus $1,500 for travel to the ASCO Annual Meeting. An additional $2,000 will be provided to support the student's mentor.
Applications close on January 15, 2024.
January 15, 2024