Cal-ADAR Application

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

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

Apply for Cal-ADAR.

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 sends e-mail). 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.