BSP Research Fellows Program (RFP) 2018 App
Academic Year 2018-2019 Application

Applications must be submitted by 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018.

Late/paper applications will NOT be accepted.

You can "save and resume" this application. However, YOU MUST SAVE THE LINK PROVIDED TO YOU in order to access your application again.

We are UNABLE to retrieve missing links. If you lose your link, you must start over.
  • PERSONAL INFORMATION

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  • If you decline to state, please type decline to state
  • ACADEMIC INFORMATION

  • Your current status
  • If you are a DECLARED DOUBLE MAJOR, please list both majors
  • (Transfer or High School GPA if applicable)
  • Please type N/A above if you are NOT a transfer student
  • RESEARCH HISTORY AND INTEREST

  • WRITE N/A if you have not yet secured a lab.
  • Write N/A if you have not yet secured a lab.
  • UCSF, UCB, CHORI, etc.

    Write N/A if you have not yet secured a lab.
  • Write N/A if you have not yet secured a lab, or do not know this information.
  • RESEARCH SYNOPSIS


    Type your statements in Microsoft Word (or a word processor of your choice), copy and paste the text into the box provided so that you have a copy of your submitted work. (500 word max)
  • If you have not yet confirmed a research project position, base your answer on the research lab you are working to secure.
  • STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

    Type your statements in Microsoft Word (or a word processor of your choice), copy and paste the text into the boxes provided so that you have a copy of your submitted work. (500 word max)
  • STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL NEED


    Type your statement in Microsoft Word (or a word processor of your choice), copy and paste the text into the box provided so that you have a copy of your submitted work. (200-400 words)
  • DOCUMENTS TO UPLOAD


    ALL MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT.

    Here is a site that details how to convert various document types to PDFs: https://www.wikihow.com/Convert-a-Microsoft-Word-Document-to-PDF-Format
  • (1 page maximum)
  • (1-2 pages maximum) Please visit the "Letters of Recommendation" section on the RFP website to ensure accuracy of letter requirements.
  • If you do not yet have an unofficial Berkeley transcript, you can upload your high school or transfer institution transcript(s).
  • UC Berkeley financial aid offer
  • SIGNING STATEMENT

    By electronically signing my name below I indicate that all the information is complete, factually correct and honestly presented. I understand that if this representation is not correct, the Research Fellows Program reserves the right to withdraw my application from consideration. I also authorize the Biology Scholars Program staff to access my student records.

    If I am selected as a Research Fellow, I authorize BSP staff to monitor my academic performance. I also agree to comply with all of the requirements of the program and understand that continued participation is dependent upon satisfactory program participation.

    After my participation in the Research Fellows Program, I agree to maintain contact with BSP staff to enable them to track my career development in order to evaluate the outcomes of the program. Furthermore, I agree to allow the Biology Scholars Program to share this information with the Hellman Foundation and any other funders.

    I certify that information contained in this application is true and complete.
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  • If you have program questions or need more information, please contact:
    Missy Soto, Ph.D. – m.soto@berkeley.edu, 2075 VLSB, 510-642-6227

For help with the electronic application form please email: bfpletters@berkeley.edu.