Office of Undergraduate Research
Achieve Scholars Program

Application and Eligibility

Application For Mentees Now Closed

The Achieve Scholars Program recruits students annually. Students must submit a complete Student Application and be submitted according to the timeline below for the application to be considered. Please sign up for the mailing list to receive updates about this program.

Key Benefits for Achieve Scholars:

  • Research Readiness: Delve deep into the world of academic research with hands-on training tailored for early career researchers.
  • Mentorship: Benefit from the guidance of faculty advisors and peer mentors. 
  • Academic Success: Gain access to strategies and resources that ensure you excel academically.
  • Professional Development: Attend workshops and sessions aimed at equipping you with the skills and knowledge required in the post-academic world.
  • Engage in research community: Be part of a community of students and grow your network.


All scholars are required to participate in a number of program activities and must enroll in a specialized 1-unit Activity course lead by Dr. Ever Barraza.

  • Course: Early Career Research Training Course
  • Focus: PolyX project centered on student educational issues with the core tenets of both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.
  • Schedule: Every Friday from 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm (starting week 4)



Important Dates 

ASP Important Dates
Application Info Date
Online Application Opens... August 21
Online Application Closes... September 15