Every year, the Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of selected undergraduates with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at many of the world’s premier educational institutions.
Middlebury has a unique on-campus resource in Forrest Wallace `17, who participated in the summer research program last summer. Forrest has been very generous in offering himself up to meet with you about Amgen if you have any questions. The following is a note from Forrest:
Hello all! My name is Forrest Wallace, and I am a senior Computer Science/Molecular Biology and Biochemistry major. Last summer, I participated in summer research as part of the Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program. The Amgen Scholars Program is a unique research opportunity. As part of the Amgen Scholars Program, you will receive guidance about applying to graduate school and next steps after college. In addition, you will meet and develop friendships with other talented students across a number of disciplines. If you are interested in scientific research, but are uncertain about if you would like to pursue a graduate degree, I highly encourage you to apply to the Amgen Scholars Program. It gave me a lot of clarity about what I want to do in the future, and allowed me to be part of an exciting intellectual environment.
I would would be happy to speak with interested students about my research, what I gained from the program, and whether I think it is a good fit for you. If you are interested, please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.