Become an Ambassador

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Are you a curious student who is open to learning new things?

As a paid Ambassador, you will explore STEM opportunities in research, gain mentorship and experience leadership development. Students who complete our program will be exposed to paid internships and other programs at MUSC.

Apply before 5/1/2022 to be considered for our Fall 2022 cohort.

Program Dates

  • August 30th through November 8
  • Tuesdays from 4:00pm to 6:00pm (dinner provided)
  • We will meet at the Medical University of South Carolina, located downtown Charleston


  • At least 16 years old
  • A rising 10th- or 11th-grade student in Charleston County
  • Interested in learning more about STEM opportunities in substance research
  • An individual from at least one of the groups that are underrepresented in STEM:
    • Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander
    • American Indian
    • Black or African American
    • Hispanic or Latino
    • An individual with disabilities
    • An individual impacted by socio-economic disparities
    • An individual impacted by gender disparities


  • Ambassadors are paid for their time and will have paid internships available to them
  • Explore STEM opportunities at MUSC (tours and exposure to other MUSC programs)
  • Connect with a STEM Professional
  • Join a community of future STEM leaders

Zoom Information Session

Join us on March 21, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. for a virtual information session.

Our team is excited to answer your questions about the program, application, and interview process.

Register for the session.

Next Steps

  • Application Window: March 1, 2022 through April 30, 2022
  • Interview Invitations: May 10 2022
  • Selection Complete: June 1 2022

Students who are invited into the program will complete the following steps before the program officially starts. Our team will meet with each Ambassador and their guardian to go over these steps.

On July 27, our team will host a one-day Summer Orientation for incoming Ambassadors.