Eligibility Requirements

Students must be currently enrolled in full-time education at a college or university with which Spectrum Health has an affiliation agreement.

Minors (< 18 years old) are currently not eligible to participate in research at Spectrum Health.

Participation Tracks

Please read through the eligibility criteria below and identify on the application which track(s) you qualify for participation.

Academic Credit For Research: This requires enrollment in a university or college course which grants academic credit for research. Candidates should confirm eligibility with their college/university before applying; proof of enrollment and re-enrollment each term will be required if selected.

Observation Only: Observation-only experiences are currently not available at Spectrum Health.

Medical Students: Students enrolled at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine may apply for research if approved by the College of Human Medicine. For additional information on this process, please contact us.

Pharmacy Students: Students enrolled at Ferris State University College of Pharmacy may apply for research if approved by the School of Pharmacy. For additional information on this process, please contact us.

Nursing Students: Nursing students enrolled at Hope College or Grand Valley State University may apply for research if approved by their schools. For additional information on this process, please contact us.