Ninety-five percent of Amgen Scholar alumni who have completed their undergraduate work are now pursuing an advanced degree or career in a scientific field.
983
Graduate School in Science (Masters or Ph.D.s)
114
M.D.-Ph.D. Programs
210
Professional School in Science (M.D., Other)
397
Science-based Career*
123
Completed Ph.D. Programs
86
Non-Science Grad School or Career
Current status of the 2,375 alumni who have completed undergraduate studies**
*Includes those who completed Ph.D. programs
**Status as of September 2016. Note that 819 alumni are continuing undergraduates and not included in the table above, in addition to 699 alumni whose current status is unknown.
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Oarteze Hunter

Oarteze Hunter

“Being in the presence of these big professors and doctors and having the chance to dialogue with them has been really inspiring.”

Reem Abdel-Haq

Reem Abdel-Haq

“Ultimately, I’d like to create affordable therapies for people, especially in less developed countries with inefficient healthcare systems.”

Alicia Romero

Alicia Romero

“I’ve learned there is no set path that says what success is, as long as you’re doing something you love and not giving up.”

Randy Cuevas

Randy Cuevas

“The most rewarding part is feeling like a scientist. They take the training wheels off after the first week of this program.”

Maryann Castillo

Maryann Castillo

“This program gave me a great opportunity to conduct prestigious research and make countless professional connections.”

Amgen Scholars is an international program funded by the Amgen Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Cambridge.

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