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UCLA Graduate Division

UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate & Graduate Research - Programs and Disciplines

The chart below provides a quick reference of participating summer programs at UCLA and their related academic fields. Additional research programs available at UCLA during the summer, see other UCLA programs.

Program Name Open to Depts/Disciplines Academic Level
Amgen Scholars Program Biochemistry; Bioengineering; Bioinformatics; Biopsychology; Biotechnology; Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering; Chemistry; Immunology; Medical Pharmacology; Microbiology; Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology; Molecular Genetics; Molecular Medicine; Molecular Pharmacology; Neurobiology; Neuroscience; Pathology; Physiological Psychology; Physiological Science; Statistics; Toxicology
Sophomores (with 4 quarters or 3 semesters of college experience), Juniors and non-graduating Seniors who are returning in the fall to continue their undergraduate experience.
Brain Rsrch Inst Summer Undergrad Research Experience For Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) scholars in Neuroscience or Physiology
Bunche Center Summer Humanities Institute Humanities or Social Sciences (e.g., History, English, Art History, Political Science, Afro-American Studies, Women’s Studies, and Sociology) Juniors, Seniors, and students who have just completed a BA but have not yet begun their first year of graduate school.
CARE Science, Engineering, and Math Summer Rsrch Prog Open to all departments and disciplines in Science, Engineering & Math.
For UCLA students only entering junior or senior year
CSU Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program Must already be a California State University Sally Casanova Predoctoral Scholar.
Juniors, Seniors and Master's-Level Students
Summer Nursing Program Nursing Juniors
UC LEADS 2nd Summer Must already be in the UC system-wide UC LEADS Program. Open to all departments and disciplines in Science, Engineering & Math. UC LEADS students, from other UC campuses, who have completed their first year in the program.