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How to Apply

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Before you apply


Undergraduate students are eligible if they are a major in any of the departments or schools within the Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services; have completed at least 60 units of college credit;are available to participate full time during the summer; are a member of an underrepresented group including African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, or Pacific Islanders and can demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a career in biomedical, behavioral and/or clinical research.

Selection Process

Drs. De Leon and Morland will review all of the applications and then invite the students that demonstrate the most interest in research, highest academic performance to be interviewed. The program aims to enroll students from all disciplines within HHS therefore the selection of the interview are by department.

2022 Schedule

The applications are due by March 31st, 2022.  The interviews will take place early April 2022 and the Scholars will be selected by the end of April 2022.  The 2022 summer program will take place between Monday May 30, 2022 and Friday August 19, 2022.  An additional three weeks will be completed during the Fall 2022 semester.


To apply, click the tab below to access the online application.  Applications will be accepted until March 31st, 2022.   

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