Student Eligibility

UCSB undergraduate student applicants: please email the program director (


This program is open to undergraduate students who meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student at a community college in California
  2. Over 18 years of age by start of program and not enrolled in high school at the time of application
  3. U.S. citizen
  4. Majoring or intends to major in science, engineering or mathematics
  5. Has satisfied the following course/unit requirements: (1 semester unit = 1.5 quarter units)

Completed a minimum of 12 transferrable semester units in science, mathematics, and/or engineering courses.

Please note: Students who have already completed a bachelors degree in a science, engineering, mathematics or technical field are NOT eligible to apply. Military veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Interns are not allowed to hold other jobs or attend summer courses during the program.

Please note: Successful applicants will have to do fingerprinting for background check.

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