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

Due Date: March 5, 2018 by 11:59pm (deadline extended).

For additional information, please contact Chantra Nhien 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


Chantra Nhien, Coordinator

Please include your student ID number in all email correspondence.