ADAR Eligibility

To be eligible for ADAR, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a member of BUSP
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Are able to commit 12 consecutive months to training, starting in summer session 1 after freshman year
  • Have UC Davis Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) status or belong to an underrepresented* group in the biological sciences or have a disability
  • Have U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. residency

*Nationally, groups found to be underrepresented in biological research include, but are not limited to, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Alaska Natives and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands.