Students are eligible to apply for BUSP if they are incoming freshmen interested in the life sciences at UC Davis and satisfy one of the following conditions:
- Qualify for the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) – typically students who are first generation college students, or are members of groups that have been disadvantaged, either socially or economically. Please see the EOP website for details.
- Identify as an individual from a racial (African American, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders), or ethnic (Hispanic) group underrepresented in biomedical research
- Have a disability