Medical Student and Early Investigator Awards
ASH offers both short-term and long-term opportunities that allow aspiring hematologist in medical school or residency to conduct hands-on hematology research under supervision and mentorship of several ASH member mentors. Upon completion of a program of your choice, you will have gained valuable research experience and be connected to a network of hematology investigators across the country. Learn more about planning for a career in hematology.
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- ASH HONORS (Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists) Award
The HONORS (Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists) Award is intended for medical students and residents in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with an interest in hematology research. The award will provide the recipient with a $5,000 stipend to conduct either a short hematological research project for a maximum of three months, or a long hematological research project between three and 12 months.
- Minority Medical Student Award Program
The Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP) is structured around research experiences of various lengths for students from the United States and Canada in their early years of medical school. Each year, up to 10 minority medical students enrolled in DO, MD, or MD/PhD programs are selected to participate.
- Minority Resident Hematology Award Program
The ASH Minority Resident Hematology Award Program provides hematology research support for underrepresented minority residents in the United States and Canada. Participants are matched with and receive guidance from a career-development mentor, gain valuable knowledge of hematology, and ultimately, advance their careers.
- ASH Physician-Scientist Career Development Award
The Physician-Scientist Career Development Award immerses medical students between their first and second or second and third years of school in a one-year, full-time research experience in hematology.