Applicants may re-apply for the scholarship, even if they've been awarded a scholarship in previous years.
There is no guarantee to receive the scholarship, even if you've been awarded in the past -- all applicants are considered against the applicant pool of that year only.
Letter of recommendation: should be from the faculty member/principal investigator (PI) you plan to work with for the summer URS project.
Graduate students, postdocs, lab managers, or other members of the research group can co-write this letter, but the letter itself should be submitted by the faculty member.
Students will be matched with a lab to do clinical and basic research at CUHK for 8 weeks (late June-mid August). All activities will be in English, no additional language requirement needed.
A research paper and an oral presentation at the UC San Diego Summer Research Conference (August 16-17) will also be required at the end of the program. : AB540/California Dream Act-eligible students ONLY. The NEW Scholars Program is an intense summer research opportunity for undocumented undergraduate students that are eligible for AB540/California Dream Act Financial Aid.
Students will not be eligible if they will have graduated before summer.
Students also cannot be part of a BS/MS or BA/MA program during the award period.
For more information about Undergraduate Research Scholarships (URS), contact Sophia Tsai, [email protected] (858) 534-9014.
by facilitating students' participation in research opportunities both at the UC San Diego campus and at research facilities on the San Diego Mesa (located north of UC San Diego).