Summer Programs

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Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy

The vision of the Max and Minnie Tomerlin Voelcker Fund Biomedical Research Academy (VBRA) is to provide an immersive biomedical research, educational and college preparatory program for San Antonio high school students. Applicants are nominated by their schools during the Freshmen year of high school.

BEAT Academy - Biomedical Excellence and Academic Training

The goal of The BEAT Academy at the UT Health San Antonio is to expose high school students to a unique opportunity to medical and biomedical research and provide them with guidelines for a successful future in a biomedical or health career of their choice.

Greehey CCRI Donald G. McEwen Memorial Summer Undergraduate Research and High School Program

The purpose of the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute’s (Greehey CCRI) Undergraduate Research & High School Summer Internship Program is to allow talented undergraduate and high school students interested in research the opportunity to spend approximately ten weeks during the summer conducting hypothesis-driven research in childhood cancer in one of the laboratories at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute. Our institution has been educating the next generation of cancer researchers and has received students from different states and around the world.

Northside ISD Summer Research Mentorship Program

This class is only open to students in the San Antonio Northside ISD students who have completed PreAP Chemistry, have at least one year of high school remaining, and are willing to commit to an 8-hour-a-day research assignment for 8 weeks in June and July. Selection of students is through NISD teacher mentors.

Programs for College & High School Students

Visiting Student Program

This program is designed to give students interested in pursuing a medical/health related career an opportunity to gain clinical, research, and professional experience. While giving primary consideration to collegiate students, high school students over the age of 16 may apply; provided mentors agree to host them in their professional environments.

About the Visiting Student Program

Student Internship Program

A year-round program for high school, college, premed, or pre-PhD students designed to provide an intensive, hands-on, discovery-rich, creative and interdisciplinary research experience. This is a unique experience in learning and interdisciplinary research, with senior investigators serving as mentors and role models.

Program Information