Summer Student Research Grants 

The National Psoriasis Foundation is seeking undergraduate and medical students interested in conducting a summer of research focused on psoriatic disease or related comorbidities.

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The goal is to foster the development of promising young scientists who will go on to become bench researchers or clinician scientists focused on improving the lives of those living with psoriatic disease.


Applicants must be a student enrolled as either an undergraduate or medical student for the duration of the award and have the endorsement of an investigator willing to host the student in their lab.

Budget and Project Period

Applicants may request up to $4,000 to support salary/stipend and $1,000 to support project related expenses (direct cost only). The total project period for the application submitted is ten weeks to take place between May 15 and September 30.


The project summary must be structured and contain the following sections: Background, hypothesis, and specific aim(s). Please visit the ProposalCentral application for specific character constraints.

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Applications are due 5 PM PST, January 21, 2022.

2022 Summer Student Research Grant Application Link

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