Final BUILD PODER Application Workshops Before March 2 Deadline

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Sierra Hall 389

The 2018 BUILD PODER application deadline is fast-approaching on March 2! Join us for our last two workshops from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday February 21st and Tuesday February 27th at Sierra Hall 389 at CSUN. Workshop will provide step-by-step guide on how to complete the application, how to get a letter of recommendation, review the four short-essay questions and more! 

The CSUN application (for CSUN students and those transferring to CSUN by Fall 2018) is online at The community college application is also available on the same page.

You should apply for BUILD PODER if you are interested in health, social justice, & biomedical research! BUILD PODER (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity, Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research) is a $22 million undergraduate biomedical research program funded by the National Institutes of Health. It is one of 10 BUILD initiative universities across the nation and a member of the Diversity Program Consortium. Apply to further your education and gain professional and personal growth!

Benefits include: 60% Tuition Support, Priority Registration, PAID Research With a Faculty Mentor, FREE Tutoring and GRE Prep Courses, Summer Research Opportunities and Conference Travel Funds!

Requirements include: 3.0 Minimum GPA, Full-Time Undergraduate Student Status (12 units), Graduate in 2020 or 2021, US Citizen, National or Permanent Resident, Plan to Attend Grad School, Qualifying Major.

View the CSUN Application Preview, which includes qualifying majors and essay questions, here