Amgen Scholars at UCLA

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 Deadline: 

February 1, 2019
   

Start Date: 

June 23, 2019
   

Duration: 

10 weeks: June 23 - August 30, 2019
   

Location: 

University of California, Los Angeles
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other: Bioengineering
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

Students interested in summer research in any area of biomedical science, chemistry, bioengineering or chemical engineering are encouraged to apply. Students will be paired with a UCLA faculty mentor if the student does not already have a mentor at UCLA. Please visit the Amgen Faculty web site for information on over 100 potential mentors on the UCLA campus.

In addition to working full time in the laboratory for 10 weeks, the program features: •Weekly luncheons where students can meet and discuss science with invited faculty speakers
•Weekly workshops on such topics as applying to graduate school, how to write a personal statement and how to give a research presentation
•Three- day Biotechnology Symposium sponsored by the Amgen Corporation held in Los Angeles
•GRE test preparation
•Access to UCLA campus facilities
•Social events to network with other summer researchers



   

Benefits: 

$3,600 stipend, housing, some meals, travel allowance of up to $250

   

Major(s): 

Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Biomedical Engineering
See Web site for more information

   

GPA: 

3.2 or above

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other:
 

Contact: 

Dr. Tama Hasson
Undergraduate Research Center
2121 Life Sciences Bldg,, 621 Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1606
Phone: (310) 206-2182    
Email: AmgenSch@lifesci.ucla.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.ugresearchsci.ucla.edu/amgenscholars.htm
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