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 2015 and must be classified as an undergraduate student prior to and during program participation. Participants must be available full-time between May 10 - July 25, 2015. The National Science Foundation requires that all participants be United States citizens or a permanent resident of the U.S.
A statement indicating completion of the online application, a brief essay stating the reason(s) why you would like to participate in this program, and unofficial college transcript(s), needs to be uploaded to interfolio (link for interfolio will be provided on December 1st, 2014 when the program opens) must be received before 5:00PM (PST) on Monday, February 16, 2015.
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 uploaded before 5:00PM (PST) on Monday, February 16, 2015.