Students are eligible for CURE if they meet toe following requirements:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Are 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 biological research include, but are not limited to, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Alaska Natives and natives of the U.S. Pacific Islands.