Stanford Cancer Institute Undergraduate Summer Program

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


  • Rising junior or senior at Stanford who is interested in cancer related research and/or career tracks
  • Pre-med coursework (Biology, Math & Statistics, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences etc.)
  • Evidenced prior coursework or experience in a lab setting is preferred and a plus
  • One academic reference (Letters are NOT required at the time of submission of the application). 


Key dates:  

  • Program dates: Jun 24 - Jul 29, 2024 (6 weeks)
  • Call for applications: Dec 1, 2023
  • Application deadline: Extended to Jan 26, 2024
  • Notification emails: Feb 8, 2024
  • Intent to accept: Feb 22, 2024
  • Waitlisted student notification: Feb 22, 2024


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

  • SCI seminars/ faculty talks 
  • Enrichment and social events
  • Work in the labs with faculty mentor and other scholars (up to 8 hrs/per day)



The summer stipend is $9,000 ($3,000 housing support and $6,000 summer stipend).

For questions contact
Sei Lee: