Congratulations to the 13 students who received the 2017 Dean’s Award for Life Science Research! Through COMPASS Life Sciences, students received in total over $65,000 from the Dean, furthering their research in various areas ranging from Physical Therapy to Mathematics.

About the Award

Interested in a career-shaping life science scholarship experience this summer?

  • Spend the summer doing scientific research or job-shadowing that contributes to your career in the biosciences/life sciences.
  • Dean’s awardees will get up to $6000 for 10 weeks of summer work,  plus mentoring, career seminars, and opportunity to network with faculty and peers. ( Dates are June 23, 2019- August 31, 2019)
  • Current  Freshmen, Sophomores, or Juniors majoring in one of the Life Sciences are eligible to apply.

** AB-540 eligible and/or DACA recipients are encouraged to apply! 

Summer Application Deadline: 11:59 PM Friday, April 26 , 2019



2019 Life Science Dean’s Award Application (Word File)

Submit your completed application and materials using the Box Upload Widget below:

If you have any questions, please email the COMPASS-Life Sciences Directors, Dr. Gina Poe ( and Dr. Megan McEvoy ( . Additonally, please feel free to CC the COMPASS Program Coordinator, Alfredo Morales (

Deadline to submit the application is 11:59 PM on April 26th 2019. We look forward to supporting your dream!