Application Information and Help

Become a Koret Scholar! 
$2000 Scholarships for Undergraduate Research

Application Opens: September 24, 2018
Applications Closes: October 31, 2018

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Application Workshops! 
Learn how to sumbit a strong application and have your questions answered.

Monday, October 15, 2018. 9:00 - 10:30 AM. Charles Merrill Lounge, Merrill College
Thursday, October 18, 2018. 9:00 - 10:30 AM. Charles Merrill Lounge, Merrill College

New! Narrated Application Workshop Presentation

Applicant Eligibility:

  • Must be an enrolled UCSC undergraduate student in good academic standing. Applicants will be required to provide access to educational records for verification purposes.
  • Must have a UCSC faculty (or, in some cases, graduate student or lecturer) mentor for the project. Applicants will be required to submit a letter of support from the mentor.
  • The project must be completed prior to the student's graduation.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Scientific, scholarly, and/or creative merit of the proposed research project.
  • Evidence of ability to carry out the proposed research project (as shown by a letter of support, transcripts, proposal narrative, and project timeline).

Application Components:

  • Applicant information: Name, email, etc. Major(s) or proposed major, Expected Graduation Term, unofficial transcript, and college.
  • Mentor information: Name, email, mentor status, mentor department, and letter of support from mentor.
  • Research project information: Title of project, project timeline and description, and personal statement from student.

Applications must be completed by the student participant. Students are encouraged to work with their mentor in submitting their application. 


Information for Mentors

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions? Contact Don Bard, Coordinator of Undergraduate Honors and Research Opportunities at