The Psychology STAR Scholars Program(Students Tackling Advanced Research) is an important educational outreach initiative designed to facilitate underrepresented students’ involvement in research and help understand why research is important in a greater context, ensure equal opportunities for students and continue to break down barriers and ensure success for all students.
In addition to supporting the diversity initiatives within the Department of Psychology, the STAR Scholars program seeks to:
- Prepare students to be researchers
- Provide structured mentoring
- Increase the number of students conducting advanced research
- Academically support an inclusive community of students