Opportunities for Training and Funding

The Ferguson Laboratory offers a space to learn in a collaborative and innovative environment. Students are encouraged to pursue research opportunities with our distinguished faculty and staff through the following programs, and to our faculty through funding opportunities.

High School Students

Opportunities in the Health Sciences - Office of Science Education Outreach


First Experiences in Research (FE-R) - The Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences

Health Sciences Summer Research Fellowships - Pitt Honors College

Summer Research Internship (SRI) for EXCEL students - Swanson School of Engineering

Summer Research Internship - Swanson School of Engineering (Apply here)

Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) - Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program

Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Computational Biology - TECBio REU @ Pitt, School of Medicine

Brackenridge Summer Research Fellowships - College of General Studies

Graduates & Post-Docs

Pre-PhD/PhD Scholars Research - Swanson School of Engineering

Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Fellowship - Institute for Clinical Research Education

Medical Students

Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS) - Association of Academic Physiatrists

Student Research Program (SRP) - School of Medicine


Pilot Grants (deadline June 1, 2022) - AR3T

NIH Notices and Internal Opportunities from the Office of Research, Health Sciences