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CREST Summer Scholars

CREST Summer Research Fellowship

9-Week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship for

Undergraduate Students at UC Merced

2018 CCBM Summer Undergraduate Researchers


Applications for summer 2019 TBD


Program Description

The NSF-CREST Center for Cellular & Biomolecular Machines (CCBM) offers an undergraduate research fellowship to UC Merced students across STEM disciplines for 9-weeks during summer.


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Program Benefits

Conduct research with UC Merced faculty for at least 25-30 hours/week for 9-weeks
Participate in graduate school prep workshops and professional development sessions
Network with peers
$2,500 stipend



UC Merced enrolled full-time undergraduate students with at least two semesters of college experience (GPA 3.0 or above).
PI approval must be confirmed before submitting application.
UC Merced undergraduate researchers who are already working in CCBM faculty or CCBM-affiliated faculty labs


Applications to summer 2019 TBD

Strongly encouraged to apply: students from underrepresented groups, women, and students with disabilities. Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident to receive funding, per NSF guidelines.