2023 DART Summer Research Day

DART Summer Research Fellowship Program

The Diversity in Addiction Research Training (DART) Program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) offers a 10-week summer research fellowship for students interested in learning more about addiction-related research. The goal of the DART Summer Research Fellowship program is to introduce students to research, both basic science and clinical research, and afford them the opportunity to work closely with a research mentor and their investigative team. Students can gain experience collecting data, running analyses, training through weekly didactic seminars, scientific writing, and presenting their work at the annual DART Summer Research Day meeting.

The program is open to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Eligibility: Medical, Graduate, and Undergraduate Students
Duration: 10 weeks (May 20, 2024 through July 26, 2024)

Application Procedure

Spots are limited and applications are competitive. Students that are accepted into the summer program will be matched with a faculty mentor based on research interests. Thus, you do not need to identify a mentor before you apply to the DART summer program. If your application is accepted, we will identify a mentor for you, and will provide you with your mentor's name and contact information so that you may contact them and begin preparing for the summer program.

To apply, please submit the following materials

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • 1 to 2 page Letter of Interest

Applications for the 2024 DART Summer Program are now closed.

Applications for the 2025 DART Summer Program open November 1, 2024. 

Deadline: Midnight on February 1, 2025

You may apply to either the Virtual or the In-Person Fellowship, depending on what best suits your needs. 

Award Notice: April 15, 2025

For more information

Contact the DART Program Coordinator.


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2024 DART Summer Cohort

DART Summer Research Day

The 2024 DART Summer Research Day will be held on Friday, July 26th, 2024. Posters, abstracts, and presentations are available on the Summer Research Day page.


DART 2024 Summer Keynote