Howard University at Roswell Park Summer Program Application

Please be sure to follow each step of instructions on this page in order to have your application considered for the Roswell Park/Howard University Cancer Scholars Program.

Step 1. Prepare personal statement question

In preparation for your application you may wish to review the personal statement questions ahead of time in order to draft your answers.

Step 2. Review research profiles of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Mentors

Directory can be found in the online application. Print or reference this listing when ranking your choice of internship in the online application.

Step 3: Choose your reference

In the online application, you will be asked to provide contact information for one reference, which may be a teacher, 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 the online application here

You may save your progress by scrolling to the bottom of the application and selecting Save & Submit later, be sure to write down your re-entry code somewhere safe.

Step 5: Submit supplemental application materials

To complete your application, submit your unofficial and current school transcript.

Applicants will be notified by email that their application is complete.

Unofficial transcripts can either be emailed to

Or be sent via the U.S. Postal Service to the following address:

Adam Kisailus, PhD MBA
Department of Educational Affairs
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263