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Contact the Florida Atlantic University Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry at LEARN@fau.edu or 561-297-4879

 

  

LEARN

L.E.A.R.N. - Learning Environment and Academic Research Network

 

The NSF LEARN Program at FAU

The NSF LEARN Program invites science, technology, engineering, and math students to become a part of a supportive learning community, get involved in undergraduate research, and build the skills for academic and career success.

There are 2 distinct  LEARN™ cohorts. 

  • Freshman LEARN (F-LEARN) is for students entering FAU from high school.
  • Transfer LEARN (T-LEARN) is for students entering FAU from a state/community college.

Eligibility 

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply to the NSF LEARN™ Program, students must meet the following requirements.

Transfer Students 

  • Incoming transfer from a community or state college 
  • Earn an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S) degree prior to the program start date 
  • Have a declared major in the College of Science  or College of Engineering and Computer Science 
  • Pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree 
  • Transfer GPA 3.0 or higher 

 Freshman Students 

  • Incoming from high school 
  • Have a declared major in the College of Science  or College of Engineering and Computer Science 
  • Pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree
  • High school GPA of 3.6 or higher
  • SAT score of 1100 or higher or ACT score of 22 or higher 

Underrepresented and first generation students are  strongly encouraged to apply.

Program Benefits 

All students in the NSF LEARN™ Program benefit from the following: 

  • A research scholarship
  • 2 free Introduction to Research courses
  • Participation in undergraduate research 
  • Priority Registration 
  • Faculty and peer mentoring
  • A network of friends
  • Support that promotes success academically and professionally  

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