Students invited to become UC LEADS scholars

The UC LEADS (University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced DegreeS) program identifies students who are traditionally underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields who have strong leadership skills and the potential to earn Ph.D.s. UC LEADS encourages and trains undergraduates through research and graduate school preparation support offered by the University of California.

UC LEADS provides undergraduates with faculty mentoring, experiential learning via research, involvement with professional societies, exposure to the UC graduate environment, and participation in academic enrichment programs.

The application deadline is February 15, 2008.

For further information and an application, contact the UC LEADS Coordinator, Missy Soto, at (831) 459-2768,, or visit the web site at