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The application to the 2018 BU STaRS program is now open. The program will run from June 4 – August 10, 2018.

To apply to STaRS, you’ll be asked to submit an online application including the following:

  • a personal statement of no more than 4000 characters (approximately 600 words)
  • a copy of your unofficial transcript
  • Letters of recommendation from two academic references

Additional Information:
Qualtrics, the survey tool used for this application, allows you to save your work and come back to it later. It does this by placing a cookie on your browser that keeps track of your progress. If you clear your history or cache, or do not return to the survey on the same computer, your progress will not be saved. It will also allow you to use back/forward buttons so that you can navigate through the survey and check your work. It is highly recommended that you have all of your application materials ready at the time of submission.Apply Now

If you have any difficulty submitting an application or have any questions, please contact

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