University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute Perrigo Undergraduate Summer Fellowship

Basic information

  • Organization: Life Sciences Institute: University of Michigan
  • Department(s):
  • Field(s): chemical biology, biochemistry, cell biology, pharmacology
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Paid? Yes
  • Deadline: February 1, 2017

The 10-week program provides an opportunity for undergraduates currently enrolled in any Michigan university or college to work side-by-side with world class researchers at the Life Sciences Institute. The program provides a stipend as well as housing support.

Each year the Life Sciences Institute offers the Perrigo Undergraduate Summer Fellowship to highly qualified undergraduate students currently enrolled at any university or college in Michigan. Most applicants are students in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, engineering, or related fields.

Each student is assigned to a laboratory in the Life Sciences Institute for hands-on experience with world-class researchers. Student fellows participate in side-by-side work at the research bench with faculty members and scientists of the LSI and receive a $4,000 stipend for the ten week program,and $1,800 in housing support.

Fellows participate in summer-end colloquium open to the campus community to present a short talk on their research project.


Perrigo Fellowship students receive a $4,000 stipend for the ten week program, along with housing support.


This year's application deadline has passed.

Applications are due by Wednesday February 1, 2017.

The Perrigo Fellowship is open to any student attending a college or university in Michigan. Applicants should have excellent academic records and preferably have some experience working in a lab. Students in any stage of their undergraduate career may apply, though typically students of junior/senior status are given higher priority.

If accepted as a Perrigo Fellow, you will be expected to work full time in your assigned lab. Hours may vary and will be determined by you and your host faculty member, but expect to work approximately 40 hours a week. Fellows should also be prepared to work the entire duration of the program. Special allowances may be made for students whose school semester does not end before the program begins.

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