2016/2017 PUMP URG/Applications


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The CSU Alliance for Preparing Undergraduates through Mentoring towards PhDs (PUMP) invites Mathematics Faculty from the CSUCI, CSUN, CSULA, CSULB, CSUB, CSUSM, CSUDH, CSUFullerton, CSUFresno, CSUSB, CPP, and CPSLO campuses to submit proposals for the Undergraduate Research Groups. Each group should be composed by one faculty member and two mathematics majors that have passed lower-division courses required as part of the major.

The project will pay $5,000 for the faculty advisor that can be used for reassigned time or additional pay. Each student will receive $3,000 stipend (paid in two installments) for completion of the project (applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents).

How to apply?

Email yen.duong@csun.edu with Undergraduate Research Groups in the “subject” line the application package containing the following materials (please use a pdf merger, for instance www.pdfmerge.com, to make only one package):

  1. A completed application form.

  2. Narrative describing the research to be accomplished: No more than four pages.

  3. Advisor's CV: Two pages.

  4. Each participating student: A copy of unofficial transcript and one-page description of your academic interests, career goals, and how this proposed activity would impact your career goals.

DEADLINE: JUNE 20, 2016.

Advisors: Please clikc here (URG_Directions to Advisers) for more information

on how to submit a successful proposal.

Decisions will be announced by August 4.

For more information contact: helena.noronha@csun.edu

*PUMP: PREPARING UNDERGRADUATES through MENTORING towards PhDs is designed to help students interested in Mathematics to pursue a successful career in this field. It is supported by the National Science Foundation.