Summer URS - NEW Scholars Program for Undocumented Students

ELIGIBILITY: AB540/California Dream Act eligible students ONLY.

Majors: open to ALL FIELDS.

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 in this program participate in 10-12 weeks of full-time faculty-mentored research. _Preference _may be given to students who have not received the NEW Scholars Research Scholarship in the past.

In addition, participants receive optional training in how to write and present a scholarly paper, and participate in Summer Research Program (SRP) activities. This program is funded by a grant from the UC Office of the President. NEW Scholars receive the opportunity to present their research at the Summer Research Conference in August of each year.

Supplemental Questions
  1. URS - Faculty Sponsor and Contact Information

    Please enter the name and email of your Faculty Sponsor ASAP.
    • A. Faculty member's name and email address
    • B. Sponsoring Faculty's Department
  2. URS - Title of Your Research Proposal

  3. URS - Research Proposal and Personal Statement

    Please upload ONE DOCUMENT that contains both your research proposal and personal statement.
  4. Project Area

    What field(s) is/are your project in? (Select all that apply)
    • A. General field(s) of your research project
    • B. Sub-field(s) of your research project
  5. Scholarship Ranking

    If applying for more than 1 scholarship, please rank your top 3 choices (if applicable). Otherwise, please select "Not applying for other scholarships."

    NOTE: While we only ask for your top 3, you can apply to more than 3 scholarships. Submit applications for all scholarships for which you are eligible. Please make sure this ranking is consistent across all opportunities you apply for.
    • First choice
    • Second choice
    • Third Choice
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