New England's Fuller, Stone and Moloney Research Fellowships

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PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for our 2015 fellowships is January 21, 2015.

The Alvan T. - Viola D. Fuller - American Cancer Society Junior Research Fellowships offer undergraduate students from New England an opportunity to participate in laboratory research with accomplished investigators, while The Betty Lea Stone - American Cancer Society Research Fellowships provide first-year medical students an opportunity to do basic cancer research. These summer research opportunities carry stipends of $4,500 and $5,000, respectively. In addition, the William C. Moloney, MD - American Cancer Society Research Fellowship provides summer research opportunities to first-year medical students enrolled at Boston University, Harvard, or Tufts medical schools. This fellowship is to be completed in hematology/oncology, and it carries a $5,000 stipend.

To apply, please visit our employment page on cancer.org. Search using the words Fuller, Stone, or Moloney (or by Job ID# found in application instructions below).  The application deadline for all three fellowships is Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Be sure to allow sufficient time prior to the deadline to prepare the application, which includes a transcript, two letters of recommendation, a resume, and cover letter. Selected candidates will be notified by late April 2015.


Fuller Fellowship Details

Upon selection, fellows are placed in labs at leading New England research institutions, such as teaching hospitals, universities, and medical schools, and given a $4,500 stipend. An essay of no more than 500 words is required.   

Summer fellowships last a minimum of 8 weeks to a maximum of 10 weeks and are equivalent to full-time summer employment. The Fuller Committee, composed of senior scientists, chooses and places the Fellows. If selected, fellows fill out a placement form that includes their top three choices of location. The Fuller committee will do it’s very best to accommodate each fellows' choices.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be permanent residents of New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, or VT) and enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program anywhere in the country.
  • Seniors and juniors are eligible, and preference is given to those with advanced science/public health course work.
  • Lab skill and interest in research are prerequisites.
  • Minority students and students with American Cancer Society volunteer experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Fuller Flyer

    Fuller Instructions
     

Stone Fellowship Details

Betty Lea Stone Fellowships provide first-year medical students with an opportunity to gain 8 to 10 weeks of valuable experience in basic cancer research. It comes with a $5,000 stipend. Successful candidates assist with ongoing basic research programs at New England institutions. 

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be first-year students attending a New England medical school.
  • Students must have selected a faculty sponsor who will work with him or her to write a proposal for a summer research project.
  • Each candidate must submit copies of two letters of recommendation previously obtained for application to medical school.
  • Minority students and students with American Cancer Society volunteer experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Stone Flyer

    Stone Instructions

     

The William C. Moloney, MD Research Fellowship Details

 The William C. Moloney, MD Research Fellowship provides first-year medical students enrolled at Boston, Harvard or Tufts medical school a chance to do summer research in the areas of hematology or oncology. The applicant's sponsor must be from Brigham & Women's Hospital, and the project must be completed at Brigham & Women's. Moloney applicants are eligible to apply for the Betty Lea Stone Fellowship, as well. This fellowship offers a $5,000 stipend.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be enrolled at Boston University, Harvard or Tufts medical school.
  • Students must have selected a faculty sponsor who will work with him or her to write a proposal for a summer research project.
  • Each candidate must submit copies of two letters of recommendation previously obtained for application to medical school.
  • Minority students and students with American Cancer Society volunteer experience are encouraged to apply.

Moloney Flyer

Moloney Instructions

For More Information

Maureen Morse
American Cancer Society - New England Division
Email: maureen.morse@cancer.org
Phone: 508-270-4645