Mayo Innovation Scholars Program (MISP)

The Mayo Innovation Scholars Program offers an unparalleled opportunity for selected undergraduate students, along with a small group of MBA students, to research specific projects submitted by Mayo Clinic professionals. Whether they research the medical-scientific aspect of the project, or work on business-oriented tasks, students involved in the MISP project work along-side a faculty mentor and MBA student to explore cutting-edge products, research topics, and examine services provided by the Mayo Clinic.

After attending the required orientation session in the fall regarding the Program’s policies and specific project assignments, students work from October through March to interview Mayo Clinic staff members and research their topic area, before preparing a final paper and presenting the results of their research efforts to professionals at Mayo Clinic and other program participants.

Information about the 2019-2020 Mayo Innovation Scholars Program: 

Recruitment for the 2019-2020 MISP Team is happening now! Applications will be accepted through Monday, September 23, 2019 at 5:00pm. Students selected to participate on the MISP Team will be notified during the first week of October. The entire MISP Team is required to attend orientation on October 24-25, 2019 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Mayo Innovation Scholars Presentations days for 2019-2020 will be March 5-6th. Through the financial support of CSB/SJU, the Medtronic Foundation and the Minnesota Private College Council, student participants receive $1,000 for their concerted efforts following the presentation in March.

View Eligibility Requirements | 2019-2020 Application