Application for the College Summer Research Experience Program in Cancer Science

Follow the instructions below to ensure that your application is submitted on time and reviewed for consideration.

Application Deadline

The deadline for online application is: January 31, 2024. Deadline for supplemental application materials including recommendations is February 9, 2024.

Step 1: Review available mentored research projects in the Mentor Directory

Review the directory of available research opportunities. It is highly recommended that you print or reference this list when ranking your choice of mentor in the online application.

Step 2: Prepare personal statement question

Take time to review the personal statement questions ahead of time in order to prepare your answers.

Step 3: Choose your reference

In the online application, you will be asked to provide contact information for a professor, advisor or other individual who can assess your abilities in science. Be sure to notify this individual that you are using them as a reference and that they should expect an email from the program (email domain: asking them to complete an online recommendation on your behalf.

Step 4: Complete Applications are Closed- will re-open for 2025 Program

Step 5: Submit supplemental application materials

To complete your application packet, submit the following supplemental materials:

  • Unofficial transcript from the school you are currently attending

Supplemental materials must be sent by mail to the exact address below by DEADLINE date of February 6th, 2024.

Email: (be sure to include in subject line "College Summer Program Supplemental Materials")


Summer Research Experience Program
c/o Adam Kisailus
Department of Educational Affairs
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263