Two Science Enrichment Education Programs

A Joint Effort of UC San Diego and SDSU


1) Creating Scientists to Address Cancer Disparities Program (CSP):

A program to prepare community college students who are matriculating to UC San Diego or SDSU for careers in cancer disparities research: basic, behavioral, or other science major.

2) Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE):

A program to attract freshmen and community college transfer students to cancer research careers.

Summer Enrichment Program International Cancer Education Conference 2017

International Cancer Education Conference,
Cleveland, Ohio, October 2017

Eight-Week Program Dates: June 24, 2019 - August 16, 2019
Salary: $3,200 ($400/week)
Plus optional travel scholarship funding so that participants can present their research at a national scientific conference.

Additional Requirements:

United States Citizen or Permanent Resident and at least one of the following three additional characteristics:

  1. Of African American, Hispanic American, Native American/Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander descent.
  2. Be from a socioeconomically disadvantaged/low-income background (e.g., participated in the National School Lunch Program).
  3. Neither parent/guardian graduated from a four-year US college or university.


Summer Enrichment Program International Cancer Education Conference 2018

International Cancer Education Conference
Atlanta, Georgia, September, 2018

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