• All application materials are due by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, February 28, 2024
  • BEFORE YOU APPLY: Review the program’s eligibility requirements. No exceptions are made with regards to the basic eligibility requirements. Only UCLA undergraduate students are eligible for this program.


A complete application contains ALL of the following components:

1. Online application:

  • Be prepared to share your research experience and your plans for research in the future.
  • Please note, the Online application can be found on students MyUCLA account, under the Campus Life tab (Survey). If you are unable to access the application, please send an email and share your UCLA UID ASAP!

2. One letter of recommendation:

Your letter of recommendation must be from your faculty mentor/PI at UCLA. They are in the best position to assess your ability for academic research and your motivation to attend graduate school (ask them to comment on both of these in their letter). Letters of recommendation should be submitted via email by a faculty mentor. We highly recommend you contact your faculty mentor for your letter of recommendation as soon as possible so that he/she/they has sufficient time to submit. Send letter to

3. Unofficial Transcript

4. Proof of completion of the Lab Safety Fundamental Concepts Course

Submit the following URC-Sciences Summer Program application materials: unofficial transcript, and proof of completion of the Lab Safety Fundamentals Concepts course via email to


URC-Sciences Summer Program
Phone: 310-206-2182