Application deadline for participation for June 2019 to May 2021 is Monday, April 1, 2019 at 5pm.

All materials must be received by the deadline for the application to be considered.

A complete application consists of:

  1. Completed application form, including the personal statement essay and research experience essay
  2. Unofficial transcript(s)
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Résumé/CV

The application form (with instructions for each of the components) is available through MyUCLA portal under “Survey Manager” for students that fit the eligibility criteria or through the link below (Bruin Online Account Required):

(If you are having issues accessing the link, please review the eligibility requirements and criteria BEFORE you send an e-mail with your name and UID to the MARC Program at

Transcript(s), letters of recommendation, and resume/CV should be emailed directly to

All program participants must complete necessary lab training courses prior to beginning work in research labs. The “Laboratory Safety Fundamental Concepts” class is required for all students, volunteers, and staff in laboratories. Please see the EH&S training schedule for class dates and enrollment instructions.


If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us:


MARC Program Representative

(310) 206-2182

Dr. Megan McEvoy

MARC Program Director

Professor-Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics

Dr. Gina Poe

MACR Program co-Director

Professor-Integrative Biology & Physiology