The Mass General Radiation Oncology Physics Division Diversity Summer Fellowship is a 10-week summer program with the goal of introducing medical physics to undergraduate students from backgrounds that have traditionally been under-represented in medicine/science.*

  • Fellows will be provided with a $5,500 stipend
  • Fellowship experiences may be in-person or virtual depending on hospital policy and/or Fellow preference
  • Fellows will be matched with a Radiation Oncology Physicist Mentor for their summer fellowship experience
  • Fellowship can occur anytime between June 1 - September 3 through mutual agreement with mentor

Eligibility: undergraduate students who have completed at least 2 years of studies; have declared a major (or eligible to declare) in physics, engineering, or other sciences.  Applicants should be either a US or Canadian citizen or permanent US resident.

Please note that this is similar to but separate from the AAPM DREAM Summer Fellowship.  Candidates who apply but are not selected for the 2021 AAPM DREAM program are eligible for the MGH program.  Prior AAPM Summer Fellows are not eligible for the MGH Fellowship Program. 

To Apply:

The following application materials should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “2021 Summer Fellowship” in the subject by March 15, 2021:

  • Completed application form
  • 1-page statement of interest
  • Undergraduate transcripts (official)
  • 1-3 letters of reference

*Underrepresented in medicine (UIM) for the purpose of this program are those individuals belonging to a particular ethnic or racial group which has been considered by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) to be underrepresented in biomedical research (relative to their numbers in the general population). These groups may include Latino/Hispanic, African-American/Black, American Indian, Native Hawaiian and Alaskan Natives, among others. Sources: AAMCNIH and the NSF


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