Maximizing Access to Research Careers Program

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Research Trainee Program, students:

  • Must be enrolled at Fort Lewis College
  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident or a native of the U.S. Pacific Islands or U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Must be an ethnic minority, defined as Native American, African American, Hispanic, or Pacific Islander
  • Should be majoring in a scientific discipline such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Anthropology, Psychology, Exercise Science, or Mathematics
  • Should have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher with at least 60 credit hours earned
  • Must be able to graduate in two years
  • Should have two semesters or one summer of faculty-directed research.

Direct questions about eligibility to Dr. Les Sommerville, program director.