RISE Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Program Components

  • 10 week summer program with total stipend of $4000.
  • Academic enrichment courses and seminars to strengthen graduate school preparation.
  • Extensive hands-on laboratory research training.
  • Academic advising and mentoring from graduate students and faculty members.
  • Workshops for GRE preparation, personal statement, interviewing skills, graduate school admissions.

Application Requirements

  • Minority students with U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • Undergraduate STEM students with a minimum of 27 semester credit hours with overall and science GPA of 3.25 and above.
  • Resume and three letters of recommendation.
  • One page (300 word) statement of interest.
  • High School transcript.
  • Current unofficial undergraduate transcript.

Email application materials to Dr. Shishir Shishodia by April 1, 2016.

Please download the flyer here.