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Amgen Scholars

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. 17 leading institutions across the U.S., Europe and Japan currently host the summer program.

Undergraduate participants benefit from undertaking a research project under top faculty, being part of a cohort-based experience of seminars and networking events, and taking part in a symposium in their respective region (U.S., Europe or Japan) where they meet their peers, learn about biotechnology, and hear from leading scientists.

University of California – Berkeley: Amgen Scholars

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

University of California, Berkeley – Amgen Scholars

UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the 2012 Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology. This national program provides participants with the opportunity to conduct research with a faculty member, communicate their science in poster and oral presentations, receive a stipend, housing, meal plan, and transportation to and from the UC Berkeley campus.

Program dates are May 28 – August 3, 2012, and the application deadline is Thursday, February 1, 2012.


Los Alamos National Laboratory: Applied Geophysical Experience

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Los Alamos National Laboratory – Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience
SAGE is a unique educational program designed to introduce students in geophysics and related fields to “hands-on” geophysical exploration and research. The program emphasizes both teaching of field methods and research related to a variety of basic and applied problems.

The California Institute of Technology: SURF

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
10-week program open to students in all fields, with students working at either the Caltech campus or the Jet propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Housing and stipend provided.

The California Institute of Technology: Amgen Scholars

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – Amgen Scholars Program
Caltech’s Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

The California Institute of Technology: Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – MURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships
The MURF program aims to increase the numbers of underrepresented students (such as African American, Hispanic, Native American, and Puerto Rican) in science and engineering graduate programs and to make Caltech’s programs more visible to students not traditionally exposed to Caltech. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

University of California-San Diego: Research in the Sciences

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

University of California, San Diego – Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences (STARS)
8-week summer program for juniors, seniors, and recent graduates interested in research in the sciences, engineering or math. To qualify, a participant must be ethnically underrepresented. Students participate in mentored research experiences, a GRE preparation course, graduate school preparation workshops, and scientific lectures on current research in science, engineering, and math. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

University of California-San Diego: Physics Research

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

University of California, San Diego – Physics Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
10-week program that provides mentored research experiences in physics. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

University of California-San Diego: Pacific Earthquake Engineering Internship

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

University of California, San Diego – Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) Summer Internship Program
10-week program that provides mentored research experiences. This program offers exciting opportunities for upper-division undergraduate students to explore new directions in earthquake studies. Stipend provided.

University of California-San Diego: Marine Physical Laboratory Internship

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

University of California, San Diego – Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Research Internship Program (MPLSRIP)
10-week program that offers juniors and seniors the opportunity to work with oceanographers who are currently doing research in a variety of ocean sciences. Majors in physics, engineering, applied mathematics, and chemistry are encouraged to apply. Stipend provided.