Medical Humanities Summer Scholar Program


When will I hear back about my application?
February 15th, 2022

Can I really apply from anywhere? What time of day will programming be held?
Yes. In class sessions will be 9 am to 5 pm PST

How will mentorship be assigned? Do I get to choose who I work with?
Mentorship will be assigned and we will do our best to match interest and projects.

Can I do some portion of the program? Is there a minimum attendance policy?
There is no minimum attendance policy.

I'm a senior in High School, can I apply?

I'm not in school, can I apply?
If you are on leave from undergraduate or graduate education and plan to return, yes.

Do you offer scholarships?
Not this year, but we hope to in the future.

My primary language isn't English. What other languages are supported?/ Can my final project be in a language other than English?
Currently this is an English-based program. In the future we may be able to offer teaching and project support or review in other languages.

Who should my letter of recommendation come from?
A teacher, coach, advisor or mentor.

Can I borrow equipment from Stanford University?

What is your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion?
We are committed to DEI. We believe that storytelling and medical humanities is a crucial avenue to support and promote DEI by highlighting diverse voices, modeling, honoring different perspectives, and challenging norms. We invite applicants from all different backgrounds to apply.

Still have questions?
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