Chinese American Medical Society
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.

  1. Purpose: To promote and support clinical and basic science research among Chinese American medical and dental students.

  2. Criteria: Projects lasting 6 to 10 weeks can either be in the basic sciences or clinical research.  A dentist or a physician 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.  Applicant must be a current student in an accredited medical or dental school in the United States.

  3. Stipends: Students will be paid a stipend of $400 per week, for 6 to 10 weeks.  Research support and expenses are the responsibility of the sponsor.

  4. Application process: The applicant should submit the following:
    • CAMS Summer Research Fellowship Application.
    • Project description (include hypothesis, methodology).
    • Personal Statement.
    • Curriculum Vitae (include education, employment).
    • A letter from supervising investigator supporting the research project.
    • A letter from the Dean verifying that the student is in good standing.

Click Here to Download the 2014 Summer Fellowship Application

Deadline of application: April 30, 2014.

The preferred method of submission is a complete pdf file via e-mail to

Application and supporting materials can also be sent by mail to:

CAMS Scholarship Committee
41 Elizabeth Street, Suite 600
New York, New York 10013
Tel: (212) 334-4760


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