Do you already have an established funding source, or will be volunteering with a research team? Externally funded students are students who have other sources of funding for the summer. This may include non-BCCHR summer student awards, funded co-op/directed study positions, international placements or research team funded positions. 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • The applicant must be a completing a summer student research project on the Oak Street Campus. The program curriculum has been designed for undergraduate students and medical students. However, new graduate students are also eligible to participate
  • The applicant's summer start/end date allows for participating in at least 75 per cent of the Summer Student Research Program activities scheduled in June & July
  • Out-of-province and international applicants are welcome to apply

Application Form

To apply, complete Summer Student Research Program application below. The deadline for submitting a completed application is May 1, 2023 at 4:30pm.

Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis and NOT assessed for scholarly achievement or scientific merit of the proposed project. Late applications will be considered if space is available.

2023 Summer Student Research Program Application - To be posted January 2023


If you can't submit the program form in one sitting, select ‘Save & Return Later’ at the bottom of the webpage. To return to the program form, you’ll need to write down your Return Code and provide your email for your personalized survey link. Please ensure you submit the form to complete the application.

For more information on the application process, please contact resinfo@bcchr.ca.