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Scheibel Scholarship Accepting Applications for Summer 2024 and the 2024-2025 Academic Year

Looking for academic funding to pursue research during Summer 2024 and/or the 2024-2025 school year? Consider applying for the Scheibel Scholarship – no prior research experience, nor current placement in a lab is required! Interested applicants must be declared Neuroscience majors [by the end of winter 2024] and enrolled full-time as a junior or senior student as of fall 2024.

Applications (see attachment for word and PDF versions) are due through the link below no later than Thursday, March 7th at 11:59 p.m. PST (late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted)Applications must be submitted as one (1) complete PDF or word document, which includes CV/resume (please label file as Last Name, First Name –Scheibel Application and CV)


Summer 2023 Neuroscience Course Offerings: Open to all students!

This summer, the Undergraduate Neuroscience IDP will be offering the following courses in in-person or online formats. Please contact the Summer Sessions Office ( or the Neuroscience advising office ( if you have any questions about enrollment! Enrollment for UCLA students begins February 1st, while enrollment for non-UCLA students begins on February 15th.

NEUROSC 20: Introduction to Neuroscience Methods: The Art and Science of Studying the Brain (Session A, June 26th – August 4th, 2023)

  • Monday-Thursday, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. (Online)
  • Great introductory course for UCLA students considering the Neuroscience major or minor!
  • Also open to high school and non-UCLA college students!

NEUROSC 102: Introduction to Functional Anatomy of Central Nervous System (Session C, August 7th – September 15th, 2022)

  • Lectures: Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00 – 12:45 p.m. (On-Campus)
  • Labs: Tuesdays or Thursdays, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (On-Campus)
  • Fulfills core requirement for Neuroscience majors or elective option for Neuroscience minors.

Students who have not yet taken NEUROSC M101A will need to be manually enrolled by an advisor – please email your enrollment request (including UID, the quarter you completed LIFESCI 7C, and preferred lab section). Students are also expected to be on track to enroll in NEUROSC M101A for Fall 2023 (as NEUROSC M101A and 102 are co-requisites).

  • Declared neuroscience majors and minors: LIFESCI 7C must be completed in order to enroll.
  • Declared neuroscience majors and minors planning to take LIFESCI 7C in the spring: Students are eligible to enroll after showing proof of enrollment in LIFESCI 7C for the spring quarter. 
  • For non-majors or students planning to declare the major/minor: Students can enroll starting March 1st if all prerequisites for the course have been completed or are in-progress.

NEUROSC 150: Biotechnology in Neuroscience (Session A, June 26th – August 4th, 2023)

  • Tuesday & Thursday, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. (Online)
  • Fulfills the Molecular, Cell and Developmental Elective category for Neuroscience majors/minors (also open to non-majors interested in the subject!)

NOTE: The enrollment prerequisites of NEUROSC M101A and M101B have been lifted for NEUROSC 150 this summer! Please let the Neuroscience advisors know if you would like to enroll in this class so we can help you waive these prerequisites (sophomore level students and above).

NEUROSC M161: Personal Brain Management (Session A, June 26th – August 4th, 2023)

  • Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Online)
  • Fulfills the Behavioral and Cognitive Elective category for Neuroscience majors/minors

2021 Pinnacle Award Finalist from the College Media Organization

Neuroscience Student, Vivian Xu has been selected as a finalist for the College Media Organization‘s 2021 Pinnacle Award.

This nomination is for her article on creativity, which was featured in the Daily Bruin. You can read the article, by clicking this link. Congratulations Vivian!