College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Research 1/21/11

January 20, 2011

I. Haas Scholars Program
II. Amgen Summer Research Program
III. Summer Research Program

I. Haas Scholars Program (deadline February 22, 2011)
The Haas Scholars Program offers up to $12,600 to students in any major who plan to carry out a thesis or major project in their final semester/year and the summer preceding it. Up to $5,000 of these funds can be used for travel for data collection or conferences, supplies, and in some cases equipment, among other uses.

-3.5+ gpa
-Eligible for need-based financial aid
-graduating Fall 2011 or Spring/Summer 2012
-sponsorship by a tenure-track faculty member (in some exceptional
cases, non tenure-track faculty members are allowed)

For more information, come to an info session on:
Friday, January 14th, 2:30-3:30 p.m., 9 Durant Hall
Thursday, January 20th, 1-2 p.m., 9 Durant Hall
Friday, January 28th, 3-4 p.m., 9 Durant Hall

At the information session, Program Coordinator Leah Carroll will clarify benefits, eligibility criteria, and commitments, and then current Haas Scholars will talk about their experiences. More details, and instructions on how to get started with your application process, are at

II. Amgen Summer Research Program
UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the 2011 Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology. This program provides undergraduates with the opportunity to conduct research with a UC Berkeley faculty member. Students receive a summer stipend, attend seminars and workshops, and present their research findings at the end of the summer. Berkeley students have the option to stay in their current labs or work in another lab during the summer.

Program dates are May 30 - August 5, 2011 and the application deadline is Tuesday, February 1, 2011. The online application is now available. For more information about the program, please visit the following sites: UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars Program: National Amgen Scholars Program:

III. Summer Research Program
Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC) is open to students summer of 2011. This program provides a financially supported opportunity for undergraduates to experience science research at an NSF funded national light source. A flyer announcing the program is available on the SRC-REU website at: Deadline for applying to the program is February 15, 2011. More information about the SRC can be found on the SRC website at