MARC/BSHARP Eligibility

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

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Able to commit 24 consecutive months to training and have completed the sophomore 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 biomedical and behavioral research include, but are not limited to, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Alaska Natives and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands.