CURE HBCU Program

The CURE HBCU Program at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) in Boston, MA is a full-time research training initiative for undergraduate students from HBCUs interested in a career in science. The CURE HBCU program will provide travel and housing accommodations for HBCU students to learn about cancer research while participating in the CURE Summer Only Program where they will receive mentorship from basic, clinical, population science, computational, or nursing researchers. Through their involvement in a research project, students will acquire scientific knowledge and technical skills, and increase their understanding of how to conduct biomedical cancer research.


Program Features:

  • Hands-on cancer research
  • Scientific skills training
  • Mentoring and networking
  • Professional development
  • Abstracts and presentations
  • Journal club
  • Cutting edge research seminars
  • Present at and attend conferences
  • Housing and travel accommodations

Program Start Date: May 28, 2024 (college) and June 17, 2024 (high school)

Summer 2024 program applications are now open.

Applications Due: February 2, 2024