Koret Scholars Program
About the UROC Koret Scholars Program
The Koret Scholars program offers CSUMB undergraduates an opportunity to be engaged in robust interdisciplinary social science research facilitated by CSUMB faculty mentors, with a goal to disseminate research regionally and nationally at conferences. Find out more about the Bay Area Koret Foundation mission and the gift to CSUMB.
The UROC Koret Scholars Program provides:
- funded undergraduate research opportunities in the social sciences.
- support systems for individually mentored undergraduate research.
- support for the development of students' written communication skills and graduate school preparedness, including writing support for nationally competitive scholarship and fellowships.
- a cohort model with shared interests and professional goals who progress through the Koret Program together.
- the ability to be part of a Bay Area network and Koret Scholar community.
Becoming a Koret Scholar
To be part of the Koret Scholars Program and be considered for funding, students must:
- Be a matriculated student at CSUMB.
- A U.S. citizen.
- Have at least a minimum 2.75 GPA.
- Be a first generation student (preferred, not required).
- Must be committed to academic research for the academic year.
- Must conduct academic research in the social sciences.
Inaugural Cohort, 2020
Darchelle Burnett, Social & Behavioral Sciences; minor Peace Studies.
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Brian Corpening, Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence and Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Inclusive Excellence & Sustainability