Thank you for your interest in the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine’s (ACMGF) Summer Genetic Scholars program. We are extremely grateful to BioMarin whose continued generosity of this program will allow the selection of 8 Summer Genetic Scholars for a 6-week experience during 2021.

Institution applications for the 2021 Summer Genetic Scholars program are now being accepted. Click here for more information about the application process. To apply for the 2021 program please select the Institution Application button to the right. Applications must be submitted by 12:00 PM EST on November 30, 2020 for consideration for the 2021 program.

Selected institutions will be notified via email by December 21, 2020.

Institution Selection

  • Institutions will be selected by the Summer Genetics Scholars Committee.
  • Selection is made based on the applicant institution’s and ability to adequately provide support and resources to a Summer Genetics Scholar.
  • Institutions must apply on an annual basis for consideration for the program.

Qualifications of Student Applicants

In order to apply for the Summer Genetics Scholar program, applicants must:

  • be enrolled in a medical school in the US and in good standing at the time of the application.
  • have completed their first year of medical school.
Applicants who have completed more than the first year of medical school are not eligible to apply for the program.

Student Selection

Institutions selected to serve as a host site are responsible for selecting one Summer Genetics Scholar. Mentors will be required to notify the student and ACMGF staff of the student’s selection. All copies of the application must be sent to the ACMG for record-keeping and reimbursements purposes.

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