SOARS encourages applications from individuals who are members of communities that are historically marginalized in the atmospheric and related sciences
more information at https://soars.ucar.edu/(external link)

SOARS is an undergraduate-to-graduate bridge program, designed to broaden participation
of historically marginalized communities in the atmospheric and related sciences. Students are invited from multiple STEM disciplines including:

SOARS is best known for its comprehensive, multi- dimensional mentoring model, a key contributor to the continued success of its Protégés.

Multiple-Year Support: Successful Protégés can participate in SOARS for up to four years.
Stipend: SOARS Protégés work 40 hours a week and earn a competitive wage.
Housing and Transportation: The program provides furnished apartments, round-trip airfare, and a bus pass.
Conferences: Protégés are funded to attend national scientific conferences to present their summer research.
School Funding: Successful Protégés are also eligible to receive funding for undergraduate and graduate education.

• Must be enrolled in a degree-granting institution
• Must not have received a Bachelor’s degree
• Must be a US Citizen and/or permanent resident