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2024 Summer Undergraduate Research Program


Applications must be submitted online from the  "Apply Now" tab. Applications will be available on November 15, 2023. The application submission deadline is March 1, 2024.

Students offered acceptance and placed on the alternate list must have the Registrar at their current institution submit an official transcript that includes the spring 2024-semester courses or a letter from Registrar by email or mail confirming spring 2024 enrollment. Students who fail to meet this requirement will not be able to participate in the program. 

                                  Application Instructions

           The online application must include the following upload documents:

      • A current resume
      • Copy of a current unofficial transcript
      • Copy of previous undergraduate institution transcripts
      • A personal statement (1-2 pages) describing your reasons for participating in this program, any challenges that you have overcome during your academic journey, and the importance of equity and inclusion in the biomedical sciences
      • Two (2) letters of recommendation (uploaded by recommenders)

        The application submission deadline is March 1, 2024


All participants must be at least eighteen years old, continuously matriculating at a 2 or 4-year college or University and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.70 or higher and be in good academic standing. Participants MUST have proof of health insurance coverage prior to acceptance to the program.

 ***College seniors who will have graduated by the time the program starts in June are not eligible.***

When submitting an application, please select one of the following funding sources:

  1. To be eligible for NIH funding at least ONE of the following requirements must apply:
    • Be from an economically disadvantaged background, as defined by the NIH
    • Be a first generation college student
    • Presently receiving accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act
  2. Participants who do not meet any of the criteria above, please select SURE funding

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