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Summer Training Academy for Research Success (STARS)


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
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Post-Baccalaureate
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Description:
The University of California, San Diego Summer Training Academy for Research Success (STARS) program is an eight week summer research academy for community college students, undergraduate students, recent college graduates, and masters students. STARS offers student participants a rigorous research opportunity with esteemed UC San Diego faculty, informative transfer and graduate school preparation workshops, and educational, cultural, and social activities in sunny San Diego.

Students will:

- Gain hands on research experience with a faculty mentor's research project

- Attend a GRE preparation course

- Attend transfer and graduate school preparation workshops

- Receive instruction on the transfer and graduate school application processes. Students will also receive instruction on graduate school fellowship applications, such as the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research and Ford Fellowships

- Present research at the UCSD Summer Research Conference
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 1/30/2018
Note: Most programs maintain a similar program cycle (including similar application deadlines) year after year. Click here to understand dates and deadlines on PathwaysToScience.org.

Participating Institution(s):
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University of California, San Diego (Lead)

Program Materials:
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