U-RISE Now Accepting Applications for 2024-25 Academic Year

U-RISE at Cal Poly is currently recruiting students for the 2024-25 academic year.

U-RISE is an exciting program that provides research opportunities to students from underrepresented groups and develop their identities as scientists. Students will leave inspired and prepared for success in graduate school in the biomedical field.

Students in the program will receive tuition assistance (~$7,800/year for two years), an annual stipend (~$14,000/year for completing 10-15 hours/week on research) and a paid 10-week summer research experience.

U-RISE is a two-year training program consisting of four key components:

  1. A mentoring team and individual development planning
  2. Mentored research experiences at Cal Poly and at a research-intensive university
  3. Formal coursework to support students’ development as scientists
  4. Events outside the classroom (e.g., research seminars, professional development, team building, peer mentoring)

For more information and to apply, please visit: healthresearch.calpoly.edu/u-rise.

Applications are due Friday, Feb. 23.