Note: JHNSP will not be accepting *new* scholar applications for Summer 2024. General application guidelines are provided below, please keep an eye out for updates and application dates for Summer 2025.
Applicants should be:
- US Citizen or US Resident
- Rising college freshman or sophomore; accepted into an accredited college program in neuroscience
- Interested in pursuing PhD or MD/PhD in the neurosciences field
- Demonstrate strong dedication and alignment to program values
Students are selected for the program after a series of steps that include application screening, interviews, and invitation to participate based on the availability of suitable mentors. All interns will undergo a health screening, criminal background check, and training in the protection of human subjects and the responsible conduct of research prior to beginning their internship and/or research projects. Housing will be provided by the program (dorm room or apartment style) and parking at the apartment will also be covered. This program is viewed as an educational-career enrichment experience however, scholars do receive a stipend currently $15/hr.
Scholars are reimbursed for one round-trip travel expenses from home of residence and Baltimore. Scholars are responsible for their meals. Scholars are required to attend all professional development training sessions and group meetings. Unexplained absences may result in dismissal from the program.
All applicants are required to submit the following to apply:
- Completed online application
- Three (3) letters of recommendations, (at least two from a science/math teacher), submitted directly to JHUNeuroEducation@gmail.com.
The summer program internship will take place over 10 weeks from June – August and will be conducted in person in Baltimore City, MD.
In the interest of promoting diversity, we strongly encourage students from the following groups to apply:
- Students from under-represented racial/ethnic backgrounds,
- Individuals with disabilities,
- Economically disadvantaged,
- Women or members of the LGBTQ+ community