Caltech is excited to announce two summer research opportunities available to continuing undergraduate students. Questions about these programs can be directed to Carol Casey at firstname.lastname@example.org or (626) 395-2887.
WAVE Fellows Program at Caltech
WAVE Fellows program provides support for talented undergraduates
intent on pursuing a Ph.D. to conduct a 10-week summer research project
at Caltech. The WAVE Fellows program aims to foster diversity by
increasing the participation of underrepresented students in science and
engineering Ph.D. programs and to make Caltech's programs more visible
and accessible to students not traditionally exposed to Caltech. The
program is extended, but not limited, to underrepresented minorities,
women, first-generation college students, geographically
underrepresented students, educationally and financially disadvantaged
students, and students with disabilities.
must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors and must be
U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is
Competitive applicants will have completed
sophomore-level courses in desired research field, have demonstrated
through academic and/or co-curricular activities a passion for research,
and can articulate how their research interests align with Caltech's
research areas. The most competitive applicants will have prior research
Support: WAVE Fellows will receive a $6000 award for
the ten-week program. An additional $500 housing and travel supplement
will be provided.
Application: Online applications are due January 7, 2016.
For more information, visit http://www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/wavefellows
AMGEN SCHOLARS PROGRAM at Caltech
Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology,
chemistry, and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include
biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular
engineering, and chemistry.
Eligibility: Students must be current
sophomores through non-graduating seniors, must be attending a
four-year university in the US, and must be U.S. citizens or U.S.
permanent residents. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.
Support: Amgen Scholars will receive a $6000 award, round-trip air transportation, campus housing, and a food allowance.
Application: Online applications are due February 15, 2016.
For more information, please visit