Pritzker School of Medicine Scholars in Oncology-Associated Research


Eligibility and Requirements


  • 12-15 Students will be selected for funding
  • Projects submitted must be directly related to Cancer Research
  • All types of research will be accepted, however, preference will be given to those candidates performing basic science work

Requirements for Accepted Applicants:

  • Registration in SOAR Spring Seminar Series
  • Completion of 11 week Summer Seminal Journal Club
  • Attendance at 2 tumor boards and 3 interprofessional shadowing experiences
  • Completion of pre, post and Seminar Speaker Feedback surveys


  • SOAR Scholars will gain an enhanced interdisciplinary and interprofessional perspective on cancer care and research
  • Designation as an NCI funding awardee

How to Apply:

Students can apply by checking the SOAR box on their Summer Research Project (SRP) application.

  • To be considered, all applications must be submitted per the SRP timeline
  • Applicants will be notified before the end of Winter Quarter

General Questions:

If you have general questions about program details and eligibility, please contact: Aviva Klein, at