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Amgen Scholars Program at Cal Tech

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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Caltech's Amgen Scholars program provides students the opportunity to conduct research in biology, chemistry, and bio-technical related fields under the guidance of seasoned research mentors. The program offers students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. a great opportunity to experience the research process. We especially welcome applications from underrepresented students such as African American, Hispanic, and Native American students.

Amgen Scholarships may be offered in the following fields: biochemistry . bioengineering . bioinformatics . chemical and biomolecular engineering . biopsychology . biotechnology . chemistry . immunology . medical pharmacology . microbiology . molecular genetics . molecular medicine . molecular pharmacology . molecular, cell, and developmental biology . neurobiology . neuroscience . pathology . physiological psychology . physiological science . statistics . Toxicology

Amgen Scholars will receive a $6,620 stipend for the ten-week period, campus housing, and travel to and from Pasadena. Scholars are required to live in provided campus housing.

To enrich the research experience, Amgen Scholars will attend the following:

-Weekly seminars by Caltech faculty & JPL scientists

-An academic and professional development series on developing a research career, graduate school admissions, and other topics of interest to future researchers

-Various social and cultural activities

-Weekly small student-faculty dinners

-Special field trips.

Participating Institution(s):
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California Institute of Technology (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biomedical Engineering
Cellular Biology
Molecular Biology

Molecular Chemistry

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