Charles L. Perrin Summer Fellowship

Charles L. Perrin Summer Fellowship

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 1, 2016

AWARD AMOUNT:  $1,000

Two students will be selected for this prestigious new fellowship. Professor Charles Perrin is one of the first members of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and a renowned organic chemist, who is widely recognized for his exceptional contributions to research, teaching, and service. In honor of his 50 years of service at UC San Diego, a group of former students, colleagues and family members have endowed a fellowship to support undergraduate summer research.

PURPOSE: This merit-based fellowship recognizes students who show promise as future scientists through their participation in undergraduate chemistry research at UC San Diego.  The fellowship is intended to provide support for continuation of their research in summer 2016 under the mentorship of a Chemistry professor. (Time commitment will be based on mutual agreement with the faculty mentor.)

ELIGIBILITY: To apply, you must be a registered UCSD undergraduate student majoring in Chemistry (CH25, CH32, CH31, CH33, CH34, CH35, CH36, CH37), with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants must have successfully participated in a research experience with a Chemistry faculty member through enrollment in CHEM 199. (Preference will be given to students who have been participating in research for several quarters, and especially those whose research is related to organic chemistry (broadly defined).

APPLICATION: Your application must include a cover letter, CV, a letter of recommendation from your research mentor, and one paragraph describing your proposed summer research project. You must submit your application to the Chemistry and Biochemistry Student Affairs Office via chemadvising@ucsd.edu by the 5/1/16 deadline.

Good Luck!

Chemistry Student Affairs
York Hall, 4010

charles perrin

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