Student Research Opportunities

Kansas State University students are trained to be tomorrow’s top cancer scientists and medical professionals. We offer numerous opportunities, including competitive research award programs and special activities, that help students attain careers in research and medicine.

Student-focused efforts

  • Bringing students into the lab early, when it can influence their academic and professional decision-making
  • Exposing students to cancer-related issues through special courses, workshops and lectures led by expert researchers
  • Financial support
  • Cancer Journal Club to learn about hot topics in cancer research and practice presentation skills
  • K-State Cancer Fighters student organization


Student Award Programs


Read about former student cancer researchers on our Meet student researchers page.

Gratitude From a Student Cancer Researcher


Young Cancer Survivor Researching for a Cure