Summer Scholars Program 2020

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Pediatrics sponsors the Summer Scholars Program in order to enrich the experience of students conducting research in the Department. All students working for Pediatric faculty are invited to participate and all faculty in the Department have the opportunity to participate as mentors. Students are also invited to apply for paid internships within the Summer Scholars Program. Click on the links below for a program description and summary of our past programs.

Please read before registering!  2020 Program Description.

Past Programs:

2019 Program Summary

2018 Program Summary

*Opportunities available! Find a research mentor today.* 

Click here for a list of Summer Research Opportunities available!

Once you have established a research mentor in the Pediatric Department, please don’t forget to register for our program. Registration & participation in the program is free! Click here to register.

Summer Scholars Paid Research Fellowships Available

Deadline: March 13th, 2020

The UIC Department of Pediatrics is pleased to offer a paid fellowships for students participating in the Summer Scholars Program 2020. For instructions on completing the Paid Fellowship application, please click read our instructions page below. All potential applicants are strongly encouraged to read the instruction page to determine if and how to apply.

Summer Scholars Paid Research Fellowship – Instructions

Please note: Acceptance into the Summer Scholars Program (aka establishing a research mentor) DOES NOT guarantee a paid fellowships, however selected fellows must participate in the Summer Scholars Program.

Interested in applying for a Paid Fellowship?

Click here to complete the Fellowship application.

Deadline: March 13th, 2020

If application link is not working, please type the following in your browser:

For questions or more information, please contact Arielle Guzman at or Dr. Molly Martin at