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SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM 2019

SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM 2019

The Summer Research Program (SRP) at Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) offers intensive research training opportunities in specific fields of biomedical research to exceptional undergraduate students from Qatar

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Summer Research Program (SRP) at Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) offers intensive research training opportunities in specific fields of biomedical research to exceptional undergraduate students from Qatar, the region as well as international universities. The program provides participants with unique opportunities for hands-on laboratory research experience under the supervision of distinguished QBRI researchers in a supportive, challenging and knowledge conducive environment. The program also seeks to enrich the participant’s experience outside the laboratory through a series of seminars, workshops and informal interactions with members of the scientific community at QBRI and in other biomedical research institutions in Qatar.

PROGRAM DURATION:

The program runs for eight weeks in two batches with the first one from May 5th to June 27th and the second from May 19th to July 11th. Exceptions can be made if required.

The intensive nature of the program requires full-time participant commitment.

ELIGIBILITY:

To be considered for the program, the applicant must:

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate program in biological/medical related science 
  • Have a minimum graduate point average (GPA) of 3.0

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants must fill the online form and submit the following documents:

  • Up-to-date resume. 
  • Official copy of university academic transcript.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty/instructors, familiar with the student, in a position to assess the student’s capabilities and potential for a career in science.
  • Selection of two projects. To view the list of projects, please click here.

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If you encounter any difficulties in the application process or have any inquiries, please send an email to


SELECTION CRITERIA & EVALUATION PROCESS

Applications will be evaluated by QBRI’s selection committee based on specific criteria including:

  • The student’s academic record and performance.
  • Letters of recommendation.

The top candidates will be interviewed in person or via Skype by members of the selection committee prior to making final admission decisions.

Posters for the Summer Research Program can be downloaded here:

 

QBRISummer Research Program EN 2019 QBRI Summer Research Program AR 2019

If you encounter any difficulties in the application process or have any inquiries, please send an email to