Application and Eligibility


The program will run from June 26, 2017 to August 18, 2017. Eligible students include those who are:

  • available for the duration of the program
  • enrolled in an undergraduate program
  • not attending classes in summer 2017
  • who have not graduated by June 2017
  • must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident

The application is open and will close March 15, 2017. 

Note that to complete the online application you will need the following documents, preferably in PDF format:
  1. A resume (limit to two pages)
  2. A letter of reference (uploaded or emailed directly to
  3. A personal statement of research interests (limit to one page)
  4. University transcripts
We recommend that you have these documents ready to upload prior to beginning the online application.


We prioritize students who are most interested in working with the subject matter and research interests of our faculty mentors, first generation students, racial and ethnic minorities, or women.