|UCSD Amgen Scholars Program
||Ten-week, full-time research experience for undergraduates committed to pursuing either a professional or academic research career in biological sciences or bioengineering.
||A $3,600 stipend for the ten-week program; on campus housing & board allowance; $500 travel allowance
|Chancellor's Research Scholarship
|Doris A. Howell Foundation Research Scholarship
||Preference given to applications that study the prevention of disease (e.g., obesity, diabetes, cancer, etc.); consideration given to proposals designed to improve the physical, mental, spiritual, and behavioral health and well-being of women.
|Julia Brown Research Scholarship
||juniors and seniors with career objectives in health care-medicine, medical research, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, or public health. Preference given to students with extenuating circumstances or financial need.
|UCSD Faculty Mentor Program
||The Faculty Mentor Program offers invaluable research experience to all junior or seniors with a GPA of 2.7 or higher who have the desire to prepare for graduate or professional school. Participants work as research assistants to UCSD faculty members at least 10 hours per week for two quarters. Research projects are designed and supervised by a faculty mentor in conjunction with the student’s research interests. Students receive 4 units of Independent Study credit each quarter, learn how to write a research proposal and paper, receive graduate school and fellowship information, and present their research at the annual Faculty Mentor Program Research Symposium at the end of the academic year.
||Karen Van Ness|
|California Alliance for Minority Participation - CAMP Science
||Objective of CAMP Science is to provide support and advancement opportunities to ethnically underrepresented students who are seeking bachelor's degrees in chemistry, physics, cognitive science, biology, other sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology. We also encourage and prepare students to pursue advanced degrees in these fields.
||Free on-campus housing and a $3,300 fellowship.
|McNair Scholars Program
||The McNair Program is one of the Federal TRIO Programs, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The objective of the McNair Program is to provide low-income, first-generation college students, and students from groups underrepresented in graduate education, with effective preparation for doctoral study.
||McNair Scholars earn eight units of academic credit during winter and spring quarters, and participate full-time during the summer when they continue their research (earning four additional units of credit), prepare for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), and receive a $2,800 stipend.
|UCSD MARC Program
||UCSD’s MARC Program provides training and research opportunities, funding, and a supportive community to highly qualified underrepresented students interested in the bioscience and behavioral science fields. Faculty supervised research and other MARC activities enhance a student’s ability to be admitted to prestigious, highly selective graduate schools and set the student on a path to professional success
||$931.00/month stipend for 24 months (including summer sessions); $5317.75/year tuition and fees; student health insurance; $3500 summer stipend;$1000 travel allowance
||The goal of the University of California's new Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees (UC LEADS) program is to educate California's future leaders by preparing promising students for advanced education in science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM). The program is designed to identify upper-division undergraduate students with the potential to succeed in these disciplines, but who have experienced situations or conditions that have adversely impacted their advancement in their field of study.
||minimum summer stipend of $3,000 and housing or housing compensation for two summers + travl support
|Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in Pharmacology
||The Pharmacology Department at the UCSD School of Medicine offers a 8-week research-training program to undergraduates after their sophomore and junior years.
||$3,000 stipend + housing
|NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates
||The Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego is pleased to offer a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) program in Regenerative Medicine, Multi-Scale Bioengineering, and Systems Biology.
||$4500 stipend, free on-campus housing, free travel to and from San Diego, professional meeting travel
|MSTP Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
||This NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) sponsored program is designed for motivated undergraduate students from groups that have been shown by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to be underrepresented in health sciences on a national basis and who are interested in seeking future training in a combined MD/PhD program or an academically oriented career in medicine.
||$3,200 stipend for 8 weeks, free room (not board) and $500 travel allowance for summer
|| Jocille Ady|
|Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences
||The UCSD STARS program is an eight week summer research academy for undergraduate students, recent graduates, and masters students. The goal of the academy is to increase the numbers of underrepresented students with research experience and prepare participants for doctoral study.
||Stipend and housing
|Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD)
||directed at motivating UCSD undergraduate students toward a career in science. Students participate in paid, hands-on, bench research experienced at different, superb laboratories within UCSD. These students are exposed to rich, scientific environments where they gain experience, self confidence, and the motivation to pursue a Ph.D. degree. During this time, students participate in a research project, seminars, workshops, a peer mentoring program, and other regular laboratory activities, such as group meetings and journal clubs.
||Hourly wage, academic support
||Melvin Jimenez |