Applications now open for 3rd Appel Institute and BMRI Summer Diversity Scholars Program

Starting in 2021, Appel Institute and Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI) have supported promising students residing in the New York City area to explore neuroscience research through the Summer Diversity Scholars Program at Weill Cornell Medicine. Selected scholars are placed in a neuroscience laboratory and work closely with their mentors to develop a research idea, learn laboratory methods, and acquire data to address their scientific hypotheses. During this paid internship, research training is supplemented by workshops and seminars sponsored by WCM’s Office of Diversity. At the end of the program, scholars present their projects at the Leadership Alliance Symposium as well as the WCM research community.

The Summer Diversity Scholars Program has funded 4 students thus far, and alumni have already achieved great things including matriculating into graduate school and receiving NIH Diversity Supplement funding.

This year’s program will take place from June 5th to August 4th, 2023. More information including a FAQ and the application link can be found here.

Weill Cornell Medicine Helen & Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute 413 E. 69th St. New York, NY 10021