The Academic Research Consortium (ARC) Summer Program provides mentored research experiences in all disciplines to undergraduates at the junior level or continuing seniors with the potential to succeed in graduate study, but who have experienced situations or conditions that have adversely impacted their advancement in their field of study.
ARC Scholars will receive the following:
- A 7-week summer research experience from June 20 to August 5, 2016
- $2500 summer program stipend
- Housing accommodations: Non-UC Santa Barbara students are accommodated in University Housing; UCSB students receive $900 housing stipend
- Weekly academic enrichment and professional development workshops
- Participation in end-of-summer symposium to present research work
- Preparation for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Here are the eligibility requirements:
- U.S. citizens or permanent residents. AB540 students are eligible to apply
- Priority consideration:
- Groups underrepresented in higher education
- Students from economically/educationally disadvantaged backgrounds
- First generation to attend college
- Non-traditional students
- Individuals who have faced life challenges
- Completion of at least the junior year by June 2016
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
The deadline to apply is March 13, 2016
For more information, and to apply, please visit their official website: 2016 Academic Research Consortium
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