Questions? Please contact:

amgenscholars@berkeley.edu
Phone:  (510) 642-0280
Fax:  (510) 643-6762

UCB Amgen Scholars Program
158 Barrows Hall MC#2990
Berkeley, CA 94720-2990

Program Director
Audrey Knowlton

Program Manager
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UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars Program

An Undergraduate Summer Research Program
in Science and Biotechnology

The Amgen Scholars Program is a national program to increase research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the sciences. This program provides outstanding science undergraduates with research experience and increases participants’ competitiveness as candidates for admission to prestigious graduate and professional institutions. Additionally, this program encourages participants to pursue a Ph.D. or the joint M.D./Ph.D. degree and research careers in the sciences and biotechnology. Applicants from diverse populations and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Program Dates: June 1 - August 7, 2015

2013 UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars Photo by Peg Skorpinski

2015 UCB Amgen Scholars Program Brochure available here.

How to Apply

  • Application Deadline: February 2, 2015
  • Submit an Online Application - Open November
  • Submit a Statement of Purpose (included in the online application)
  • Submit requests for two letters of recommendation (name and email address of letter writer required)
  • Upload college transcript(s) via the Online Applpication. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
  • Supporting documents are due by February 2. (Click here for more information on supporting documents.)