Two Science Enrichment Education Programs - A Joint Effort of UC San Diego and SDSU

1) Creating Scientists to Address Cancer Disparities Program:

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.

Summer Enrichment Program
International Cancer Education Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, October 2017

2) Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience (CURE):

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

Eight-Week Program Dates: June 25, 2018 - August 17, 2018

Salary: $3,200 ($400/week)
Plus optional travel scholarship funding for each participant to attend a 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

Program Details and Information: (Deadline is May 20th, but applications are still being accepted after May 20th until all positions are filled)


For answers to questions not addressed, email: summerscienceprogram@ucsd.edu