Are you interested in a profession in the field of biomedical sciences? Then seize this superb possibility while you still can. During the 2023–2024 school year, Columbia University will launch the Sloan Kettering Undergraduate Research Program.

The Columbia University Undergraduate Scholarship Program is open only to incoming first-year, second-year, and third-year students from the United States and other countries. The prize package includes a $6,000 stipend as well as housing.


New York City’s Columbia University was founded in 1754 as a private research institution. The institution, which is currently a member of the prestigious Ivy League, was formerly known as King’s College. The university is the seventh oldest in the world and the oldest in the state of New York, and it ranks fifth among American universities.

Just what makes Columbia University such a desirable educational destination? Columbia University’s mission is to attract and challenge the most brilliant minds so that they may advance human knowledge, make ground-breaking discoveries, and serve the public good. Columbia students and alumni are agents of change thanks to their innovative spirits, dedication to social justice, and self-assurance.

Please note that the application period for this programme will remain available until February 1, 2023.

Concise Description
School/Institution: Columbia University Division: n.a.
Institutionalization: First-Year
Expenses and a place to live, together with a stipend
Awards Given: Not Applicable
Media of Availability: Cyberspace
Diversity of Nationalities
The honour is transferable to the United States.
International Undergraduate Research Experience at Columbia University

Countries That May Apply: International applicants are welcome.
Courses and subjects taught at the undergraduate level at Columbia University qualify.
Prerequisites/Requirements for Participation: Applicants must satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered:
No applicants who are now citizens or permanent residents of the United States will be considered.
Applicants who are not applying for the summer session will be disqualified.
All applicants are expected to have research experience and to have completed advanced science courses.
A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is required, as well as completion of general biology and/or introductory chemistry at the collegiate level and prior experience in research.

Steps to Apply
Applying to Columbia University is done using their online application system. Please fill out the application for the summer session here.
Explanatory Materials: Official transcripts, an admission essay, and two letters of recommendation are required from each applicant.
All applicants must fulfil the criteria outlined in the “how to apply” section.
Students must also submit results from one of the following tests to prove their command of the English language:
Advantages: TOEFL iBT Score: 105; IELTS Score: 7.5; Duolingo Score: 135
The students chosen to earn this scholarship from Columbia University will each get a $6,000 stipend and free lodging for the duration of their studies.