Office of Undergraduate Research
Achieve Scholars Program

Achieve Scholars Program


Apply now to be an ASP Peer Mentor or Research Trainee


The Achieve Scholars Program is a program designed to help students in all majors in the areas of research readiness, mentorship, and academic success through the help of dedicated faculty advising and peer mentoring. As an Achieve Scholar, you will be exposed to graduate and professional development workshops and opportunities to engage in research. Juniors and continuing Seniors students will be trained and have the opportunity to be peer mentors for other undergraduate students.

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ASP Research Trainee

Freshman/Sophomore/Incoming Transfer students will start as Achieve Scholars Research Trainees. Research Trainees will learn about undergraduate research, participate in program activities, workshops, peer mentoring, and advising. The program is goal oriented and students will be encouraged to apply to research opportunities like Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU).

ASP Peer Mentor

Peer Mentors are advanced ASP students who have a strong foundation in research and want to give back by helping other students. Peer Mentors will be trained in the fall through a 2 unit course and PM's are eligible for a stipend of $200 dollars.

ASP Peer Mentor & Research Trainee  Applications Now Open!

The Achieve Scholars Program is now accepting applications for both Peer Mentors and Research Trainees for the 2024-2025 Academic School Year.

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Students will learn how to get started in research

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Dedicated faculty advising, graduate school, and career workshops

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Learn how to do research and use campus resources

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Peer Mentors will receive a $200 dollar stipend divided throughout the academic year

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Meet Dr. Ever Barraza

Please contact Dr. Barraza below if you'd like to know more about ASP.

Contact Ever