Summer Research at Caltech

12 November 2019

Looking for a summer research opportunity? Apply for the WAVE Fellows Program or the Amgen Scholars Program!

The WAVE Fellows Program provides support for talented undergraduates intent on pursuing a Ph.D. to conduct a 10-week summer research project at Caltech.

Eligibility: 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. Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors and must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or students with DACA status. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required. 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 experience.

Support: WAVE Fellows will receive a $6420 award for the ten-week program. An additional housing/travel supplement of $580 will be provided.

Online applications are due January 12, 2020. For more information, visit http://www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/wavefellows

The Amgen Scholars Program is geared toward students in fields such as biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, medical engineering, 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 U.S. at time of application and must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or students with DACA status. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required.

Support: Amgen Scholars will receive a $6420 award, round-trip air transportation, and campus housing.

Online applications are due February 15, 2020. For more information, visit www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/amgen_scholars