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

Program Director
Audrey Knowlton

Program Manager
June Cong


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: May 30 - August 5, 2016

2015 UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars Photo by Peg Skorpinski

2016 UCB Amgen Scholars Program Brochure available here.

How to Apply

  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2016
  • 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 Application. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
  • Supporting documents are due by February 1. (Click here for more information on supporting documents.)