National deadline: February 2, 2015 - for all programs except CIT
February 14, 2015 - California Institute of Technology (CIT)
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Enrolled in accredited four-year colleges or universities in U.S.
- Sophomores (with four quarters or three semesters of college), juniors or non-graduating seniors (returning in fall to continue undergraduate studies)
- 3.2 or above GPA
- Interest in pursuing a Ph.D or M.D.-Ph.D
Award summary and conditions: The Amgen Scholars U.S. Program provides hundreds of undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience in science and biotechnology at ten of the nation’s leading educational institutions (California Institute of Technology, Columbia University/Barnard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Stanford University, University of California/Berkeley, University of California/Los Angeles, University of California/San Francisco, Washington University in St. Louis and National Institutes of Health). Financial support (see individual university’s summer research program website for more information) varies by university.
Application process: Application process (see www.amgen.org, “How to Apply”) varies by university. Applicants may apply to as many host universities as interested in. At a minimum, a transcript, letter of recommendation and personal statement or essay will be required. For individual applications to the various institutions go to: http://www.amgenscholars.eu/us-program#host-institutions
Faculty representative: Keith Raether