Summer 2011 Opportunities at UC Berkeley

This could be your summer view:

UC Berkeley Campus with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background

Thanks to our friends at MSRI who sent us this cool opportunity:

*UC Berkeley Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)*

The University of California, Berkeley is pleased to announce its 2011 Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP), offering students opportunities for faculty-mentored research in the fields of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Planetary Science, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics. The eight-week program will be held on the UC Berkeley campus from June 5 through July 30, 2011. Participants are provided with round-trip airfare, room & board, stipend, graduate school preparation workshops, GRE prep course, UCB application fee waiver, and more.

Basic eligibility requirements include: U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status; sophomore, junior, or non-graduating senior status; a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA; demonstrated potential for success and an interest in pursuing graduate study. The SROP selection committee follows a comprehensive review and weighs each applicant’s academic and personal achievements, preparation for research, and the availability of faculty mentors in their field of interest.

You may access the 2011 program description and application online at:

Application deadline: February 1, 2011

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