MSH Summer Research Fellowships

The Program in Medicine, Science, and the Humanities in partnership with the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine are accepting applications for undergraduate and graduate Summer Research Fellowships. The fellowships will fund independent research in the medical humanities and/or science & technology studies. Successful fellows will be required to present their research at a symposium during the Fall 2024 semester and to contribute to the MSH Research Blog.

  • Undergraduates may receive grants of up to $1,000

Requirements and Deadlines

All applicants must be Krieger School students (of any major). Students graduating in Spring or Summer 2024 are not eligible. Students requiring HIRB clearance for human subjects research must receive approval by June 1, 2024.

Deadline for applications: Sunday, March 10, 2024, midnight EST

Decision notification: early April 2024

Required materials:

  • 500- to 1000-word research statement describing the research to be conducted and, where relevant, how it fits into a larger research project
  • Budget proposal and budget justification statement. Proposed budget items should relate directly to research and travel, such as transportation, accommodations and living expenses, conference fees, etc.
  • CV
  • Names of two potential recommenders, one of whom should be the student’s advisor (please indicate advisor)

Complete application materials can be sent in a single email to [email protected] and [email protected] by midnight EST on Sunday, March 10, 2024. Please direct any questions about the fellowship or application to MSH DUS Nicole Labruto ([email protected]).

Student Advisory Council

Join the MSH Student Advisory Council and play an active role in shaping your experience in the program! We have fun opportunities for council members: planning medical humanities events, field trips, and relaxation events; designing an MSH logo for sweatshirts; and more. Connect with other MSH majors and help shape the major! All grade levels are welcome. Email our Undergraduate Student Liaison Gabriel Lesser for details.

MSH Field Trips

MSH students have been on program-led field trips to Westminster Hall and Burial ground catacombs, the Maryland State Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (including the amazing Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death), and on a canoe excursion on Baltimore’s Middle Branch river. Trip opportunities are posted on this page.