We are now accepting applications for B.I.G. Summer 2019! Admission is competitive and early applications are strongly encouraged.

PROGRAM DATES: JUNE 24 TO AUGUST 16, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 4, 2019 at 5:00PM PST

Applicants must be:

  • a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or F-1 visa holder;
  • a rising junior or senior;
  • have a GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • have some familiarity with at least one programming language (e.g. python, pearl, R, Java, MAT-LAB, C++, etc.);
  • preferably have taken bioinformatics or biostatistics courses.

A finalized application will include:

  • a complete online application form;
  • one letter of recommendation from a faculty member;
  • one copy of your unofficial transcript;
  • one document containing short responses to a set of eight questions posted.

Questions? Contact Lana Martin, QCB Programs Manager, at BIGSummer@ucla.edu.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Complete online form, below
  2. Upload with the online form: one copy of your unofficial transcript
  3. Upload with the online form: one document containing responses to the following questions:
  4. Submit via email one letter of recommendation from a faculty member (please have faculty member email your letter to BigSummer@ucla.edu).