California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP)
CAMP at UC Davis serves underrepresented students seeking bachelor's degrees in chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, or other sciences, and are interested in conducting undergraduate research.
You are eligible to apply if you are both:
- A member of an underserved minority (African American, Chicano, Latino, Native American, or Pacific Islander), and
- Majoring in chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, or other sciences
To apply, download an application, complete and return to the Undergraduate Research Center office. You can join CAMP at any time of year.
CAMP activities and features include:
Research opportunities: Link to details about Summer Research Opportunties.
Workshops: Throughout the year, CAMP offers informational and skill-building workshops. Topics include study skills and time management, careers in science, resume preparation, how to apply to graduate school, and summer research opportunities.
Academic year research: See opportunities available through the Undergraduate Research Center.
Study Jams: During Finals week CAMP scholars can enjoy extended hours in the study room, along with snacks and beverages.
Resource Room and computer room
The CAMP Scholars Room, Surge IV, Suite 409, is a place for CAMP students to study and/or relax between classes. Here, you can check out text books and other materials to help you with classes and you can also see bulletin boards for details about scholarships, conferences, research and career opportunities, graduate school, upcoming events, and more.
A computer room is also available with computers and a printer. Feel free to use these computers to write papers or work on course projects/homework.
For more information about CAMP
Contact Raynell Hamilton (530) 754-9020, or visit the Undergraduate Research Center, Student Community Center building, second floor, Suite 2300.
Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), CAMP represents the California branch of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)program that aims to increase the number of under-represented/economically disadvantaged students graduating with bachelor's degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. CAMP is hosted on eight of the UC campuses, with the lead campus for the California Alliance centered at UC Irvine (CAMP Statewide).