AAPM’s “DREAM” Program - Diversity Recruitment through Education and Mentoring Program

Application Deadline

February 2, 2022

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Diversity Recruitment through Education and Mentoring Program "DREAM" is a 10 week summer program designed to increase the number of women and racially underrepresented groups in medical physics by offering research opportunities, outreach and strategic mentorship geared towards recruiting a more robust and diverse group of skilled undergraduate students in the field of medical physics. DREAM students will be placed into summer research and mentorship groups that are consistent with their research and career interests. DREAM fellows are selected on a competitive basis. Up to six $6,000 stipends will be awarded to selected DREAM fellows. The stipend is based upon an expectation of 40-hour per week effort for 10 weeks.

Each student applicant shall have completed at least 2 years of their undergraduate studies, but shall not have graduated, i.e. rank of junior or senior. Students with a graduation date of May 2022 are not eligible. Applicants shall have declared a major or be eligible to declare a major in physics, engineering, or other science, which requires mathematics at least through differential equations, modern physics/quantum mechanics, electricity and magnetism or equivalent courses in engineering sciences. Summer Undergraduate Fellowships are restricted to U.S. citizens, Canadian citizens and Permanent residents of the U.S. Prior fellowship recipients not eligible.

Research Offering Type

Internship

Research Offering Location

USA

Undergraduate School

College Engineering Nursing Wharton

Research Offering Source

External