Academic Research Consortium at UC Santa Barbara: Open to AB 540 Students

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The University of California, Santa Barbara is hosting the Academic Research Consortium (ARC) Summer Program, which provides students with valuable research experience and mentorship. ARC Scholars receive the following: “A 7-week summer research experience from June to August; $2500 summer program stipend; Housing accommodations: Non-UCSB 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 2018
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0″

The deadline to apply is March 12, 2018

For more information and to apply, please visit their official website: Academic Research Consortium Summer Program


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