Prospective Students

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Eligibility:

To be eligible for this award, students must be:

  • A currently enrolled and continuing undergraduate student in good academic standing
  • Engaged in undergraduate research under the direction of a UC Davis faculty member
  • Participating in research that relates to the mission of the IIFH to catalyze innovation across food, agriculture and health
  • Interested in exploring entrepreneurship, e.g. attend an on-campus Entrepreneurship Academy

Benefits for IIFH Research Fellows:

  • Receive a summer research stipend of $3500
  • Receive $500 for travel, research supplies, etc
  • Attend annual IIFH Innovator Summit in Spring 2020
  • Participate in the 2020 Food, Ag, and Health Entrepreneurship Academy (on-campus)
  • Participate in other professional development workshops and training events

How to Apply:

Fill out the application form and upload the requested documents:

NOTE:  The application is a Google Form.  (Log into your google account to be able to upload your PDF's to the application form.)

1. As a single PDF (2 pages maximum, 12 point font, single spaced), an application document that includes the following:

  • A no more than one page summary of your research project
  • A statement describing how the research relates to the mission of the IIFH to catalyze innovation across food, agriculture and health
  • A statement of interest in entrepreneurship and how this fellowship would benefit you

2. Your faculty sponsor's letter of recommendation (PDF, maximum 2 pages, 12 point font, single spaced)

3. A second letter of recommendation (optional) (PDF, maximum 2 pages, 12 point font, single spaced) 

If confidentiality is desired, letters of recommendation can also be emailed to urc@ucdavis.edu.

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NEXT APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 10, 2020, 11:59 p.m.  (Application site will open for submissions in January, 2020)  

 

For more information or questions please contact Annaliese Franz, Undergraduate Research Center, urc@ucdavis.edu