Program Length: 8 weeks

Location: Still remote for 2022, but with a small possibility of some on campus positions and stipends (note: we couldn’t find any explicit details on stipends but we believe that they are given to cover room and board expenses of being on campus)

Admissions Requirement: 

Current enrollment in high school in Los Angeles or Orange county.
Current enrollment as a high school senior graduating in 2022, or a high school junior graduating in 2023.
Demonstrated outstanding general academic achievement with particular focus on science coursework.
Ability to participate full-time in all program activities during the eight-week period (June 13, 2022 through August 5, 2022, generally from 8 AM to 5 PM). College tours/orientations and vacations should be scheduled so as to avoid any conflicts.

Admissions Deadline: Early April

Highlight: Are you a high school student with a burning passion for biomedical science? Then it looks like the Summer Fellows Program by the Lundquist Institute, which is academically affiliated with UCLA, was made just for you. To apply to this summer science program, you have to be a current high school junior or senior enrolled in a high school in the USA. You must demonstrate outstanding general academic achievement with particular focus on science coursework. You must also be available to participate full-time in all summer science program activities during mid-June to early-August. This summer science program gives you eight weeks to take part in study groups in a mentored research project on one of 15 different diverse areas including neuroscience, stem cells, cancer, genetics, nephrology and infectious diseases. It culminates in a presentation to peers, family, and the research community during the last week of the program, for which participants are awarded Certificates of Achievement. Apply now to the summer science program and fill in the ‘Summer Fellowship Program Student Online Application Form’ before early April. You will also need to submit your official high school transcript and two to three letters of recommendation from high school teachers, preferably science teachers, online or to or Torrance, CA 90502-2064.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to expand your research skills in one of the many diverse areas of biomedical study.

Cost: Free 🙂


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