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Student Research Program

The Student Research Program is a Stipend sponsored by American Heart Association Student Research Program.

Award Information:

Amount of Stipend: Average: $4000
Application Deadline: 14-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled full-time, must be a resident of California, Nevada, or Utah or be attending post-secondary school in one of those states, and must have completed at least four semesters (six quarters) of biological sciences, chemistry, or physics, and at least one quarter of college-level calculus, computational methods, computer science, or statistics. Essay, personal statement, and letters of recommendation are required. Award is for student to explore a career in heart or stroke research by working for a summer in a California, Nevada, or Utah research laboratory.
Eligibility: College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

American Heart Association Student Research Program
American Heart Association, California Affiliate, 1710 Gilbreth Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone Number: 650 259 6700
Fax Number: 650 259 6891

You can find out more by contacting:

Susan Mokhtari
Administrative Assistant

One may find it helpful to spend time looking into the latest information on the stipend. The best shot of achieving your goal comes from finding out the requirements from the start and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the particular aims of the American Heart Association Student Research Program and their goals for the Student Research Program. Once that is done, verify that there is any likelihood of being awarded the stipend. Once you believe that there is a good chance of actually being awarded the Student Research Program, then it is useful to use your time.

A crucial aspect in the process of trying for the stipend is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be long and laborious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done correctly. You don't want to get passed over as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the Student Research Program confers the award and makes payment of the money in order to know whether or not you can rely on the stipend to help meet your financial needs and what assistance it will provide, stipulations may exist on what bills you can pay with the Student Research Program. Increasingly, it is tough to find ways to cover the expenses associated with school, and being awarded the Student Research Program to defray some of the costs can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the Student Research Program, keep at it, there will be alternative stipends for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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