Application

Please read through instructions and review eligibility criteria. Assemble your documents first, and then proceed to the application form.

To apply, click on this link.

The Application Content

  • All College Transcript/s (Include UCB, community colleges. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
  • Personal Statement of up to 750 words. Please describe your motivation for participating in Cal-ADAR. Be sure to include how and why you became interested in quantitative, aging research, and how Cal-ADAR will fit with your short-term and long-term goals.
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Professor (UCB or community college). Request that your letters of recommendation be sent by email to popcenter@demog.berkeley.edu. Letters may be addressed to Cal-ADAR, Dr. Leora Lawton, Dept. of Demography, 2232 Piedmont Ave, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-2120. If you have been nominated for Cal-ADAR, please include documentation of this in your application package.

Important: Please create a single document that contains your statement, transcript and resume, either as a Word document or a PDF. Please give it a title with your last name, first initial, i.e., LASTNAMEF_application-materials. 

Pending funding for renewal of the program, we are currently not accepting new applications.

Questions? Please contact Cal-ADAR Director, Dr. Leora Lawton, popcenter@demog.berkeley.edu.