Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship Program


Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program (NSURP)


The Nemours Biomedical Research Department at the A.I. duPont Hospital for Children provides funding for 10 clinical, laboratory and translational research projects. A.I. duPont hospital for Children is located in Wilmington, DE. Occasionally, projects are based at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Projects are based in Wilmington unless otherwise noted on the project description.

Application Timeline:

2020 Application opens December 1, 2019
2020 Application closes January 15, 2020 at 11:59 pm
Last day to accept
letters of reference

January 31, 2020
Positions filled Mid-March 2020
Programs begin June 1, 2020
Programs end August 7, 2020


Each scholarship recipient receives a $4300 scholarship.


1) United States citizen or Permanent Resident
2) Enrollment as an undergraduate student at the time of application
3) Minimum college GPA of 3.2

Selection Process:

During the online application process, applicants are asked to rank their top 5 project choices. Scholarship recipients are matched with scientist/physician mentors according to both a student's expressed interest in the projects and their background, and interest in the student by the mentors.

Program Activities:

Enrichment activities integral to the program include research/clinical seminars, participation in student led activities such as a journal club, and opportunities for clinical shadowing. At the conclusion of the program, a mandatory symposium is held during which Summer Research Students present their research activities to the Nemours community, family, and friends.

Project abstracts:

2020 NSURP Projects

For more information on Nemours Biomedical Research:

Direct questions to: Program Coordinator


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