SCI Pilot Undergraduate Summer Program

The SCI pilot undergraduate summer program will provide Stanford undergraduates interested in further exploring cancer-related career tracks with hands-on lab experience.  



  • Undergraduate student at Stanford who is interested in cancer-related research.

  • Emphasis on pre-med and life sciences coursework (Biology, Math & Statistics, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, etc.)

  • Evidenced prior coursework or experience in a lab setting is a plus but not required.


Key dates:  

Participants selected for the program will be notified no later than the end of April.

  • Program dates: June 26 - August 6 (6 weeks)

  • Information session: April 5, 4 pm via Zoom

  • Application deadline: April 14, 5 pm PST

  • Notification emails: late April

  • Intent to accept: May 15

  • Waitlisted student notification emails: May 16


Program commitment and expectations: 
All students are required to participate in the following: 

  • SCI seminars/ faculty talks (1-2 per month)

  • Enrichment and social events (1-2 per month)

  • Work in the labs with a faculty mentor and other scholars (up to 8 hrs/per day)



$6,000 stipend with an additional $3,000 allowance for housing

For questions contact
Sei Lee: