The Amgen Foundation Expands Amgen Scholars Program to 17 Top Educational Institutions Worldwide

Foundation's Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Surpasses $100 Million Milestone

The Amgen Foundation today announced that the Amgen Scholars Program is expanding its presence with new host institutions in the U.S.,

Europe

, and, for the first time,

Japan

. A signature Foundation initiative, the Amgen Scholars Program aims to inspire the next generation of innovators by providing undergraduates with hands-on summer research opportunities at many of the world's premier educational institutions. In this next phase of the initiative, the

National Institutes of Health

(NIH),

Harvard University

, ETH Zurich, Institut Pasteur,

Kyoto University

, and the

University of Tokyo

are being added to the already distinguished group of host institutions.