Summer Scholars Program

The University of Illinois 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 fellowships within the Summer Scholars Program. Click on the links below for a program description and summary of our past programs.

Please read before registering!

Summer Scholars Program Description

Past Programs:

2022 Program Summary

2021 Program Summary

2020 Program Summary

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

The UIC Department of Pediatrics is pleased to offer paid fellowships for selected students participating in the Summer Scholars Program 2023.

2023 Research Fellowship Description and Instructions

Click here to register for the Research Fellowship

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