Summer Merial Veterinary Scholars Program at Johns Hopkins University

Type of InstitutionPrivate University
DirectorKelly Metcalf Pate, DVM, PhD,DACLAM,

733 N. Broadway, MRB 811, Baltimore, MD 21205

Who to ContactEmma Ey
Contact Phone(443) 287-2953
Contact Fax(443) 287-5628
How long are the rotations?End of May to early August
When do rotations start?End of May
  • 1st or 2nd year at an accredited veterinary school
  • Interested in exploring research as a possible career
  • Enthusiastic to commit 12 weeks of your summer for a research project

How many trainees at one time?

Salary$5,400 stipend for 12 weeks of research
Availability of housing

We recommend looking for sublets through the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine site, and we will put incoming Scholars in touch with current trainees to aid in their evaluation of housing options:

Overview of the program

The Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology is pleased to offer two Merial Veterinary Scholars Program fellowships for veterinary students. This is a paid summer research fellowship for veterinary students who have completed their first or second year of veterinary school. Merial Scholars will spend 12 weeks doing cutting edge translational research at our world renowned biomedical research university. At the end of their experience, the Merial Scholars will present their research at the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium at the NIH in Bethesda, MD.

Other commentsThe deadline for this competitive program is Friday, February 3rd, 2017