The Undergraduate Scholars Program is designed to encourage and support junior and senior undergraduate students from ethnic minority groups from North America to pursue graduate work and careers in adolescent development. Support for the program is provided by the William T. Grant Foundation and the Society for Research on Adolescence.
The Undergraduate Scholars Program is designed to support junior and senior undergraduate students from racial/ethnic minority groups in North America to pursue graduate work and careers in adolescent development. Selected scholars attend the SRA Biennial Meeting and participate in special preconference activities that focus on careers in adolescent research, applying to graduate school and funding, curriculum vitae workshops, and navigating the Biennial Meeting. The Undergraduate Scholars will receive mentorship from graduate students and senior scholars who are active in the field of adolescent research.
Junior/senior undergraduate students from North America who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of adolescence and are a member of an underrepresented ethnic/racial minority group (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Native American/American Indian, Asian and/or Pacific Islander) are eligible. Applicants must become SRA members.
As a scholar, students will:
- Attend the SRA Biennial Meeting, including Undergraduate Scholars Program events on Tuesday evening and Wednesday prior to the start of the Biennial Meeting.
- Receive complimentary travel to the meeting, transportation to and from hotel and airport, and hotel accommodations. Travel arrangements will be made by the Undergraduate Scholars Program
- Receive mentorship by graduate students and senior scholars before, during, and after the meeting
- Maintain contact with mentors before, during, and after attending the meeting
- Keep the SRA office informed of contact information for five years following the meeting
Please complete the below application by December 31, 2019; 11:59 ET.