Office of Undergraduate Research

Research Programs

Campus Research Programs

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Each program is different and may offer additional opportunities beyond the research scholarship. You may apply for more than one program.

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Achieve Scholars Program

The Achieve Scholars Program (ASP) helps students in all majors connect to Peer and Faculty mentors to learn about research and career development opportunities.

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The CAMPARE program recruits students to participate in undergraduate research projects for 10 weeks in the summer in astronomy, planetary and space science, astrobiology, and astronomy education

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The mission of the Cal-Bridge program is to increase the number of California State University (CSU) students completing their bachelor's degree and successfully entering a PhD program to study astronomy or a closely related field (e.g., planetary science).

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Learn Through Discovery

The Cal Poly Pomona Learn Through Discovery Program (LTD) promotes student success through undergraduate research, innovation, and community engagement.

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LSAMP provides academic support, advising, opportunities for networking and UR and preparation for graduate school.

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McNair Scholars

The McNair Scholars Program prepares undergraduate students for Ph.D. programs by promoting student success through developing skills, research, and mentorship.

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NIH Rise

The Cal Poly Pomona RISE program serves to increase the number of underrepresented minority students (URM) who complete Ph.D. degrees in biomedical and related disciplines.

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RIO focuses on engaging underrepresented early career undergraduate students in faculty-mentored research experiences, with the guidance and support of staff and peer mentors.

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SURE is a summer research experience for undergraduates where partnering community colleges send STEM students to participate in high-level faculty-mentored research projects.

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