SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS
This summer, departmental support for student research will be available from the following sources – Keck funds, Eaton funds, Rose Hills Foundation funds, and Bechtel funds. (Details on each of these sources of funding are given below.) Funding is also possible for specific types of projects from programs directed by some of our faculty members.
If you are interested in doing summer research, please start talking to Keck Science faculty now. Please note that preference will be given to students working with Keck Science faculty. Once a faculty member has agreed to serve as your project mentor, you must submit a formal application. Application instructions are provided on the attached Application Cover Sheet.
Please submit your application cover sheet and supporting documents to Velda Ross in the Keck Science Office, Keck 110, by Monday, February 4, 2013. The Keck Science Budget Committee will evaluate these applications and notify all applicants of their decision by early March.
W.M. Keck Fund
Keck funds are available to students from all three schools (CMC, Pitzer, and Scripps). Stipends are available at $4,000 each. Supplies, minor equipment, etc. may be applied for up to a total of $300.
Eaton Ecological Research Award
In memory of Bill Eaton, a CMC ecology student, the Eaton family established a fund to support research by Keck Science students in ecologically related areas. Funds are available to students from all three schools. Stipends are available at $4,000 each. Supplies, minor equipment, etc. may be applied for up to a total of $300.
Rose Hills Foundation Summer Science and Engineering Research Fellowships are available only to students from CMC and will be awarded to meritorious undergraduates who meet the following criteria: a) are majoring in the life or natural sciences (Psychology and Earth Sciences are excluded), or engineering; b) are U.S. citizens; c) cumulative grade point average of 3.5 (although there is some flexibility on this); d) must be an upcoming junior or senior; e) whose permanent address is Southern California and resides South of the Tehachapi Mountains. Stipends are available at $5,000 each. Funds will also be available for supplies, minor equipment, etc.
Bechtel Foundation Funding - AISS and IBC
Bechtel Summer Research Fellowships are available to rising sophomores from all three schools who will have completed either the Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence (AISS) or the Introduction to Biological Chemistry (IBC) courses. Stipends are available at $4,000 each. Supplies, minor equipment, etc. may be applied for up to a total of $500.
- Equipment and Space Usage
- Funding Student Projects
- Goals and Philosophy of Senior Thesis
- Guidelines and Document Formatting
- Key Policy
- Poster Presentation Guide
- Poster Printing Guidelines and Procedures
- Thesis Student Login
General Research Resources
- Chemical Hygiene Plan
- Research News Flash
- Responsible Conduct of Research
- Animal Usage Request
- Summer Research Opportunities
- Research Seminars
- Past Seminars
- Scholarships and Fellowships
- Sigma Xi
- Bernard Field Station
- Firestone Center for Restoration Ecology
- Roberts Environmental Center
- Vaccine Development Institute