Download: Summer Research Fellowship Application 2017.xlsx

The Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS) offers scholarships for medical students working on summer research projects.  The research can be basic science or clinical in nature but must be completed in a ten week time frame.  Preferences will be given to proposals studying problems related to health problems of the Chinese.  At the conclusion of the project, a written report is expected.

Applicants that are selected to receive a CAMS Summer Research Fellowship Scholarship Award are required to submit an abstract of their work and they are expected to make a 10 minute presentation at the CAMS Annual Scientific Meeting in New York City. This year’s meeting will be held Saturday November 4, 2017 at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers. 


To promote & support clinical & basic science research among Chinese American medical & dental students.

Projects lasting a minimum of 8 and up to 10 weeks can either be in the basic sciences or clinical research. A physician or a dentist must sponsor and supervise the project. Special consideration will be given to projects involving Chinese American health issues. At the completion of the project, a written report should be submitted. Applicants must be a current student in an U.S. accredited medical or dental school.

Students will be paid a stipend of $400 per week for up to 10 weeks. Research support and expenses are the responsibility of the sponsor.

All supporting documents submitted directly from the applicant should be typed single spaced in Times New Roman Font Size 12. Page Margins should be 1” for top, bottom, left, and right margins. Please do not use page borders or text boxes.

APRIL 30, 2017 at 11:59 P.M. All applications submitted by regular mail should be received by April 30, 2017.

The preferred method of submission for applications for the CAMS Summer Fellowship Applications are for applicants to send the application and all supporting materials as a single PDF file to Mrs. Jamie Love at

The file name for your application should be: 
Your Last Name, Your First Name CAMS Fellowship2017.pdf

Please send your application and supporting materials to: 
Attn: Scholarship Committee
265 Canal Street, Suite 515, New York, NY 10013

1. CAMS Summer Research Fellowship Application 
2. Project Description Please include summary/background/hypothesis/specific aims/ methods/Analysis Plan. Maximum 5 pages. 
3. Applicant's current Curriculum Vitae. Please include education & employment 
4. A Letter from the Applicant's Supervising Investigator Supporting the Research Project 
5. A Letter from the Dean of Students Verifying That The Applicant Is In Good Standing.Download the 2017 CAMS Summer Fellowship Application

Chinese American Medical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 265 Canal Street, Suite 515, New York, NY 10013

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