The mission of the UF Health Cancer Center’s University Scholars Program is to educate the next generation of professionals on the importance of biomedical research and scientific discoveries, specifically focused on cancer.
Training opportunities are provided to the university scholars, allowing them to make significant contributions to cancer research ranging from basic to translational in cancer prevention, diagnostics, epidemiology and therapeutics.
This competitive program allows promising undergraduates to apply for a free visit to the NCI-Designated University of Florida Health Cancer Center.
The program will provide cancer research highlights, information about Ph.D. pathways and a career panel. Attendees will be invited as special guests to the annual UF Health Cancer Center Research Showcase on Jan. 31 at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.
The Florida STRONGER program offers undergraduate students an immersive 15-week summer internship at the University of Florida Health Cancer Center. Students will develop their skills as young scientists and explore their interest in cancer research, while benefiting from the expertise of accomplished cancer investigators.
The Florida STRONGER program aims to help students completing their baccalaureate degrees to successfully apply to competitive health-related Ph.D. programs to pursue careers in cancer research.