Amgen Scholars U.S. Program

This scholarship is listed by UTSA’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, which supports current UTSA students on the undergraduate and graduate levels to apply to opportunities outside of UTSA. Students are encouraged to work with the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards and Fellowships as early as possible to discuss the application process. While some applications are short, drafting application materials for major awards may take months of preparation, and application materials should reflect this high level of preparation. Please note that we do not advise students on other scholarship opportunities listed on the scholarship hub outside of the “External” section.

Due to COVID-19, this program is not accepting applications in 2020-2021.
The Amgen Scholars U.S. program is a prestigious science and biotechnology summer research program for undergraduates in their second through fourth years. Students are hosted at one of 13 institutions in the United States (Cal Tech, Columbia/Barnard, Duke, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, National Institutes of Health, Stanford, Cal Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Francisco, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Washington University in St. Louis, Yale). Amgen Scholars study any disciplines related to the discovery, development, manufacture and delivery of human therapeutics, as well as the overall biomedical and biotechnology enterprise.

Award: Financial support varies by institution

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Sophomores (at least 3 semesters of college experience), Juniors, and non-graduating Seniors
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Undergraduate enrolled in a four-year college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, or other U.S. Territories
  • Cumulative GPA average of 3.2 or higher
  • Will seek a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. after graduation

Deadline: Varies by institution; typically early February

Interested applicants should first consult the Amgen Scholars website. If you plan to apply to this specific program and would like application support, please contact Andrew Chapman of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards by filling out the following intake form. Please do not submit this intake form to inquire about other awards listed in the Scholarship Hub.

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