Lower-Division Research

Student Research Program, SRP, is a program that gives course-credit to lower-level undergraduates and transfer students who participate in research under the direction of a faculty mentor.

Biomedical Science Enrichment Program, BISEP, is a summer program that prepares highly-motivated freshmen from under-represented groups in science to begin an independent research project early in their academic careers.

CARE Fellows Program & Scholars Program provides professional development and funding for students from underrepresented groups that are currently conducting research with a faculty mentor.

Undergraduate Research Fellows Program, URFP, provides professional development and financial support, starting as early as sophomore year, to conduct an independent research project under the mentorship of a UCLA faculty.

See the Undergraduate Research Center–Sciences for information about funding, research opportunities, and other programs that enhance undergraduate education.

Transfer Student Research

Student Research Program, SRP, is a for-credit program that prepares lower-level undergraduate and transfer students to excel in research

Bridges to UCLA is a program that prepares community college transfer students from underrepresented minority groups, to matriculate to UCLA and other 4-year universities.

See the Undergraduate Research Center–Sciences for complete information about funding, research opportunities, and other programs that enhance undergraduate education.

Upper-Division Research

Undergraduate Research Fellows Program, URFP, provides professional development and financial support for students conducting an independent research project under the mentorship of a UCLA faculty.

Undergraduate Research Scholars Program, URSP, provides upper-level undergraduates with financial support to continue further with independent research under the mentorship of UCLA faculty.

Beckman Research Scholarship provides research funding for Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics (MIMG) or Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology (MCDB) majors

Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Program is a capstone program, which provides the opportunity and funding to work closely with faculty on biomedical research topics.

Minority Access to Research Careers, MARC is a capstone program, which provides funding for undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.

Amgen Scholars Program is a nationwide paid residential summer research program that provides extensive preparation for those interested in attaining a PhD or MD/PhD.

CARE SEM Summer Research Program provides funding for highly-motivated students, from under-represented groups in science and/or from life-challenged backgrounds, to undertake summer research with a UCLA faculty.

See the Undergraduate Research Center–Sciences for complete information about funding, research opportunities, and other programs that enhance undergraduate education.