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Amgen Scholars Program

Made possible through a 12-year, $50 million commitment from the Amgen Foundation, Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. 17 leading institutions across the U.S., Europe and Japan currently host the summer program.

Undergraduate participants benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty, being part of a cohort-based experience of seminars and networking events, and taking part in a symposium in their respective region (U.S., Europe or Japan) where they meet their peers, learn about biotechnology, and hear from leading scientists.

Learn more by visiting and following the #AmgenScholars hashtag on Twitter. 

Content from this campaign

Planting a Science Education Seed in Croatia
Every summer, 40 high school students from Croatia and other areas of Europe gather for 10 days to conduct hands-on research projects with mentors who are only a few years their senior. In the small town of Požega nestled in the mountains of eastern Croatia, these students learn about opportunities in science that lie ahead of them. Former Amgen Scholar Matilda Maleš is one of the...
Sep 28, 2016 9:00 AM ET
2016 Amgen Scholars by the Numbers
A decade ago, the Amgen Foundation announced its commitment to educating the next generation of scientists through the new Amgen Scholars Program. Since then, the program has grown in numerous ways, expanding to 17 host institutions in the U.S., Europe and Japan and opening doors for more undergraduates across the globe. According to new applicant and participant data on the 2016...
Sep 20, 2016 9:25 AM ET
Fall 2016 US Travel Award Cycle Opens
U.S. Alumni Travel Awards Fall Deadline: September 22, 2016 Introduction The Amgen Scholars Program seeks to increase research proficiency and to promote professional networking opportunities for program alumni who are committed to scientific careers. The Amgen Scholars U.S. Alumni Travel Awards provide partial support up to $1,500...
Sep 7, 2016 9:30 AM ET
University of Cambridge and the Amgen Foundation Inspire Future Science Leaders at Unique Europe Symposium
CAMBRIDGE, UK, 5 September 2016 /3BL Media/ - Top scientific minds from across Europe will descend on the University of Cambridge September 5-6, as the Amgen Scholars Europe Symposium brings together leading scientists and 101 star pupils from 59 colleges and universities across 25 countries to exchange ideas and experiences gleaned from a unique summer research placement initiative. ...
Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM ET
Attending the 2016 U.S. Amgen Scholar Symposium
As a self-proclaimed realist, I doubted that I would ever experience the fabled “love at first sight.” This changed the moment that I saw the crowd of UC Berkeley Amgen scholars lined up to register for the symposium, proudly sporting the trendiest summer internship shirts imaginable. In a creative expression of their institution, they were blazoned with the periodic table entry, Berkelium. I...
Aug 17, 2016 9:25 AM ET