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Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at the University of Cambridge


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July 10 - September 4, 2016

February 1, 2016

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar

Applications to be an Amgen Scholar are provided by and processed at each participating host institution. Follow the link above to find this institution’s application.


Professor Trevor Robbins, Academic Director

Mr. Karl Wilson, Administrative Director

Amgen Scholars Program: Nikola Doležalová

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Host Institution: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England

Undergraduate Institution: Charles University in Prague

Hometown: Tečovice, Czech Republic

Major: Molecular biology and biochemistry

A Letter from Amgen Scholars Leadership


Since its inception in 2006, more than 2,500 talented undergraduates have participated in the Amgen Scholars Program by undertaking hands-on summer research projects in science and engineering laboratories at 13 host institutions in the United States and Europe. And a growing cadre of Program alumni are going on to graduate school and scientific careers across the globe.

Meet Amgen Biotech Experience Teacher Christine Martin


Christine Martin | Cambridge, United Kingdom

ABE Participating School: Impington Village College
Subject and Grade Taught: Biology, Years 7 – 13 (11 – 18 year olds)
Years Teaching: 8
Years Participating in ABE: 4
"One of my Year 13 students told me the other day that having the hands-on experience with ABE put her in a very good position when she was being interviewed to go on to University to study genetics."


Meet Amgen Scholar Alex Bates


“The Amgen Scholars Program has been the biggest and most immersive scientific experience I have had in my life.”

Mars and University of Cambridge to Provide Business Case for Safeguarding Nature

Mars and other industry leaders working together to identify the business opportunity in protecting the environment
Press Release

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, UK, February 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Mars, Incorporated has announced it will work in partnership with the world’s leading food, beverage and forestry companies and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), to identify new business opportunities from protecting the natural environment.

Meet Amgen Scholar Hildigunnur Anna Hall


Hildigunnur Anna Hall

Reykjavik, Iceland

“I didn’t really know what psychologists in the lab do. I mean, yes, I’ve read scientific papers, but nothing beats hands-on experience.”

Host University: University of Cambridge
Home University: University of Iceland
Amgen Scholar Year: 2014
Major: Psychology
Expected Graduation: 2016

Journey to Science

Apply to Become a 2015 Amgen Scholar


Every year, the Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of selected undergraduates with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at many of the world’s premier educational institutions. The 17 host institutions are now accepting applications for the 2015 Amgen Scholars Program:

2015 Amgen Scholars Program Host Institutions

United States

Meet Amgen Scholar Alumni Sasa Svikovic


Sasa Svikovic

Belgrade, Serbia

“All the lab techniques that I mastered during the Amgen Scholars Program were essentially the ones that I use now every day.”

SAP and University of Cambridge to Team Up for Autism at Work Initiative

SAP to Collaborate With Academic, Government and Non-Profit Organizations to Employ People on the Spectrum Globally, Brings New Employees Onboard in North America
Press Release

WALLDORF, Germany, March 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new internship program with the University of Cambridge that will support Autism at Work, the company’s unique global initiative to employ people with autism. The company issued this announcement as it brings onboard its first group of employees with autism in the United States in its Palo Alto, California, and Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, offices.


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