The National Symposium for Undergraduate Research (NSUR) is a competitive academic event hosted by the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The symposium allows U.S. undergraduate students to showcase their research work in poster and oral platform settings, improve their presentation skills, and learn about the cutting-edge research and facilities at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Symposium-related expenses (travel, lodging, meals, activities) for all selected students will be covered by the Graduate School.
To participate, an applicant must:
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Be enrolled as a junior, senior, or postbac with an interest in graduate studies in the biomedical sciences
- Have not yet committed to a graduate school
How to Apply for NSUR 2022
Faculty may nominate one or more students. Applications for the 2022 NSUR are open, and must be received by May 1, 2022. Students can apply here.
Students' application must include the following:
- Unofficial transcript
- Research abstract
- Nomination form
- Reference letter from one research advisor
The application portal is open. Applications must be completed by May 1, 2022. Selected students will be notified of their acceptance by the end of May.
Tomalei Vess, PhD
Assistant Dean, Biomedical Sciences PhD program
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
262 Danny Thomas Place, Mailstop 1500
Memphis, TN 38105