All 2020 Four Directions Summer Research Program Applications and Required Supporting Materials must be received by our office by Monday, February 3, 2020.

Prepare & Submit Online Application

Write your answers to the Essay Questions.

  • In 250 words or less, please describe your involvement in the Native American Community. Please be sure to include any hobbies, cultural activities or volunteer work that may demonstrate your contribution to the lives of Native People.
  • In 250 words or less, please describe your interest in biomedical research and/or medicine, including what your goals are and how you hope to benefit yourself and Native American communities by participating in the Four Directions Summer Research Program.

Choose a Photo (2in x 2in) - png or jpg less than 100KB.

Choose 2 Letter of Recommendation Writers and collect their contact information.

Complete online application and upload your photo.

Look for the confirmation screen after submitting your application confirming its successful submission.

Request your Required Supporting Materials and confirm they are to be received by our office by Monday, February 3, 2020:

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation - you must make these requests.

Acceptable Methods of Submission for Required Supporting Materials:

1. Email:
(Letters of Recommendation may be emailed ONLY by the letter writer)

2. Physical Address:

Attn: Four Directions Summer Research Program

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Thorn 13 Suite 1304

20 Shattuck Street

Boston, MA 02115-6054   

How to Save & Return Later to Complete Your Application

If you would like to save your progress on your application and return later to complete it, simply scroll to the bottom of the application page, click "Save & Return Later." Make sure to copy and save your return code in a safe place. You will not be able to return to your application without it.   

To return to your application: 

  1. Enter the application URL 
  2. In the top right-hand corner, click "Returning?"
  3. Enter your return code

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