This workshop will give you a broad overview of why and how to get started planning for an original research or creative project as an undergraduate. Topics to be covered include:
exploring your intellectual interests;
finding a faculty mentor or sponsor;
eligibility, application requirements, and deadlines for potential funding sources; and
planning ahead for a successful application.
You should attend this workshop if you are:
an academically motivated student in any discipline at UC Berkeley, whether or not you plan to apply for the Haas Scholars Program;
interested in taking an active approach to your education;
curious about available campus funding opportunities for original research or creative projects;
interested in developing a close mentoring relationship with a faculty member.
This workshop is open to all students in any discipline. Freshmen and sophomores, as well as upperclass students, are strongly encouraged to attend.