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.
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- HONORS (Hematology Opportunities for the Next Generation of Research Scientists)
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 an 8- to 12-week research experience 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.
- ASH Minority Resident Hematology Award Program
The Minority Resident Hematology Award Program (MRHAP) is
the newest program on ASH’s Minority Recruitment Initiative (MRI) longitudinal
pathway. MRHAP is designed to provide support for underrepresented minority
resident physicians in an internal medicine, pathology, or pediatric residency
program in the United States or Canada to conduct hematology focused research.
The intended outcome is increasing interest in hematology research and choice
- 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.