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Application to the Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRS) will open on November 1, 2016 and closes February 15, 2017.

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

  • a personal statement of no more than 500 words
  • a copy of your unofficial transcript
  • two academic references who may be asked to submit letters of recommendation

As you enter information into the STaRS application it will be saved and you can return to it later as long as you are accessing it from the same computer.  It is still recommended though that you have all your application materials ready at time of submission.Apply Now


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