A joint upper division application is now available for the 2019 MARC, BUILD, and RISE programs.

Due Date: March 4, 2019 (extended)

Apply to MARC Program

For additional information, please contact Cynthia Alarcón at

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as a full time undergraduate at CSULB
  • Major in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, mathematics, physics, or psychology
  • Sophomore or junior standing with 2 years remaining in the degree program
  • Committed to participating in the program for 21-24 consecutive months
  • U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident
  • Committed to attending a Ph.D. program after graduation


Cynthia Alarcón