HHMI: Pathways To Success
Mentored Research Opportunities For First Year Undergraduates
Welcome to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Pathways To Success
Applications are currently closed.
What is the Pathways To Success Program at UCLA?
The Pathways to Success is an intensive 4-year research opportunity specifically geared for the first year incoming UCLA undergraduate who is majoring in Life Sciences and Bio-Sciences. This honor-level program is dedicated to the successful academic and future professional development of students from diverse backgrounds. This is especially relevant to under-represented minorities.
Within Pathways to Success programs, students are introduced to research opportunities during their first year of college, leading many to be accepted into research labs by the summer of their sophomore year.
Highly motivated students will:
Pathways to Success opens doors for students to participate within other honors programs at UCLA. Establishing these mentored relationships early in the undergraduate process promotes successful completion of undergraduate studies and further success in research careers.
Who is Eligible for the Program?
We base acceptance into Pathways to Success on academic performance, a personal statement and an interview. To be considered, students must have:
What are the Benefits of being a Pathways to Success student?
To take part in Pathways to Success at UCLA
What are the Program Components of Pathways to Success?
During Summer Orientation, there will be a workshop on majors, minors and other programs to give you an introduction to the various majors and their requirements. You will also have the chance to meet with a departmental counselor, and a New Student Advisor (NSA) who will help you assess your interests and suggest courses.