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Preprofessional Opportunities

Caltech - Chen Institute BrainWAVE Fellowship Program


Type: Research
Location: Pasadena California
Deadline: Early January


Be current sophomores, juniors, or non-graduating seniors; Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2/4.0; Complete the second semester or third quarter at your college or university; Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have DACA status; Have an interest in pursuing a Ph.D.; Have prior research experience; Not be under any academic or disciplinary sanction


The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience at Caltech is accepting applications for the BrainWAVE fellowship program. This program provides support for non-Caltech undergraduates, who are underrepresented in STEM and intent on pursuing a Ph.D. in neuroscience, to conduct a 10-week summer research project at Caltech. Fellows will receive $6,620, plus travel to and from Caltech, and $2,000 towards campus housing. Other program highlights include: faculty mentorship, graduate school prep workshops, research seminars, networking events, communication workshops, and social activities.