The chart below provides a quick reference of participating summer programs at UCLA and their related academic fields. Additional research programs available at UCLA during the summer, see other UCLA programs.
|Program Name||Open to Depts/Disciplines||Academic Level|
|Amgen Scholars Program||Biochemistry; Bioengineering; Bioinformatics; Biopsychology; Biotechnology; Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering; Chemistry; Immunology; Medical Pharmacology; Microbiology; Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology; Molecular Genetics; Molecular Medicine; Molecular Pharmacology; Neurobiology; Neuroscience; Pathology; Physiological Psychology; Physiological Science; Statistics; Toxicology.
||Sophomores (with 4 quarters or 3 semesters of college experience), Juniors and non-graduating Seniors who are returning in the fall to continue their undergraduate experience.|
|B.I.G. Summer (Bruins in Genomics)||Life and physical science departments, computer science and bioengineering. Students need to have some background in programming, some biology, and interest in Genomics.||Masters and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Students entering their junior and senior year will have priority.
Students with PhD programs already in progress are ineligible.
|Brain Research Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Experience||For Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) scholars in Neuroscience or Physiology.||Undergraduate.|
|California State University (CSU) Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program||Must already be a California State University Sally Casanova Predoctoral Scholar.||Juniors, Seniors and Master’s-Level Students.|
|CARE Science, Engineering and Math (SEM) Summer Research Program||Open to all departments and disciplines in Science, Engineering & Math.||For UCLA students only entering junior or senior year.|
|HBCU – The Diversity Project||Students in Life Science majors with an interest in research careers.||Current sophomore or junior standing, or non-graduating seniors.|
|HBCU – Evolutionary Medicine||Must be student at an HBCU institution.
Inderdisciplinary interest in ecology and evolutionary biology, anthropology, psychology, zoology, systems biology and microbiology with medicine.
|Current junior or senior.|
|Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Writing and Research Training Program||Open to students who are currently Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows at their home institutions.
||Rising juniors and seniors
|Summer Nursing Program||Nursing||Juniors|
|Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research: Life and Biomedical Sciences (SPUR-LABS)||Life and Biomedical Sciences||Juniors & Seniors|
|University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degree 2nd Summer||Must already be in the UC system-wide UC LEADS Program. Open to all departments and disciplines in Science, Engineering & Math.||UC LEADS students, from other UC campuses, who have completed their first year in the program.|
|UCLA Howard, Clark-Atlanta, Spelman Summer Research and Admissions Pathways Program||Must be student at Howard University, Clark-Atlanta University, or Spelman College.
Biological Sciences, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Math, Physical Sciences.
|Undergraduate students, preference will be given to students in their junior or senior years.|
|UCLA-HBCU Neuroscience Pathways Program
||Must be student at an HBCU institution.||Undergraduate Students|
|UCLA-HBCU Research Program in Developing Earthquake Resilient Residential Communities||Must be student at an HBCU institution.
|Undergraduate with preference given to students entering their junior or senior year.|
|UCLA Neuroscience Scholars Program (NeuroScholars)||Neuroscience, Physiological Sciences, Psychobiology, and other neurobiology-related fields.||Sophomores and junior undergraduates.|