URE Application ComponentsOnly complete applications will be reviewed. No paper applications will be accepted.
Complete applications include:
Before You ApplyWe recommend that you complete, edit, and finalize your short answers and personal statement before you begin the online application for URE18. The application must be completed in one sitting. Please prepare all of your materials before beginning the application.
Gather the following information from each of your recommenders: full name, title, e-mail address, and phone number.
Save ALL your unofficial transcripts from each college/university that you have attended as separate PDF files. Converting transcripts to PDF:
Short Answer and Personal Statement PromptsShort Answers (150 words or less per question):
In 500 words or less, your personal statement should describe why you want to participate in the Undergraduate Research Experience, and answer these questions:
Once you have all your materials ready, you may begin your application below:
The Nebraska Summer Research Program is committed to quality mentoring and research projects. We limit our summer offerings to active research labs and projects led by faculty who have established themselves as excellent undergraduate student mentors. Since each program has several Summer Research Program scholars, you'll have peers and colleagues in which to share your educational experience with.
Tips for a strong application:
Approximately 1,400 applications were received in 2017 and expect that number to continue growing, meaning it's important for an application to stand out and to make an impression on faculty reviewers. Here are a few things to keep in mind while preparing your application:
Faculty reviewers are looking for applicants who:
Caltech is looking for undergraduate researchers:
Caltech is excited to announce two summer research opportunities available to continuing undergraduate students. Questions about these programs can be directed to Carol Casey at email@example.com or (626) 395-2887.