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Summer Research Fellowship

Summer Fellowship Application Form


The Summer Research Fellowship in Pathology program offers research opportunities to students just completing their first year classes of Medical School at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. The fellowship runs for 8 weeks beginning in June. The fellowship offers students a variety of laboratory experiences in anatomic, clinical, or experimental pathology, and is designed to encourage students to consider career paths in pathology and/or research. Participants choose from a variety of projects designed by Department of Pathology faculty mentors. Students will receive a stipend for their participation in the program. The Summer Research Fellowship in Pathology program is sponsored by the Matilda E. and Clarence W. Bower Memorial Fund, the Dr. & Mrs. Carlos Araoz Pathology Fund, and the University of Oklahoma, Department of Pathology.

Available Projects


Students currently in their first year of medical school at the University of Oklahoma Medical School are eligible to apply. Students who are interested in a career in pathology may be given preferential consideration. While students who have had previous research experience may be at an advantage in performing laboratory research, we strongly encourage highly motivated students who do not have a research background to apply to the program.


Students interested in the program must submit a completed application no later than April 17th on the same year of the program. Applicants must choose to work with a specific mentor (this must be mutually agreed upon between student and mentor); a list of prospective projects/mentors will be compiled each year. Please see “Available Projects” link. Further information for the fellowship program is available from Dr. Kyle Wright at 271-7632 or Ms. Rose Herrera at 271-2693.

Applications can be delivered or sent by mail or electronic transfer to:
Ms. Rose Herrera
Department of Pathology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
940 Stanton L. Young Blvd.
Biomedical Sciences Building Rm 401A
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
Telephone: (405) 271-2693
Fax: (405) 271-2328



Fellowship participants will be expected to devote a minimum of 40 hours per week for 8 weeks to the program. Each student is expected to make an oral presentation to the Department of Pathology describing their research project and the work accomplished at the end of the program.

Summer Fellowship Application Form