Applying to the U-RISE program

The application for the 2021-2022 U-RISE program is closed. Look for 2022-2023 application in February 2022.

Applications should be completed in consultation with Dr. Steve Fenster, U-RISE Program Director, as well as U-RISE Research Mentors.  Please contact and meet with potential Research Mentors prior to listing the mentor on your application.

Students who meet the eligibility requirements may apply for the program by completing the online application, application materials and requesting that faculty submit letters of support to, prior to the due date.

Online Application

Application Materials include:

  • Online Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Two letters of support from faculty members (one from potential Research Mentor)

In addition, each applicant will be interviewed by the Selection Committee as part of the application process.