Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career in biological research, science education, environmental science, or biotechnology. They must have completed one year of biology by the summer of 2013 and must be classified as an undergraduate student during that same term. Participants must be available full-time between May 12 - July 27, 2013. The National Science Foundation requires that all participants be United States citizens or a permanent resident of the U.S.
A completed application, a brief essay stating the reason(s) why you would like to participate in this program, and unofficial college transcript(s), combined into a single pdf file, must be received via email before 5:00PM (PST) on Friday, February 15, 2013.
One letter of recommendation (in pdf format) sent directly from a science faculty member who is familiar with your academic or research work also must be received via email before 5:00PM (PST) on Friday, February 15, 2013.