Applying to the U-RISE program

The 2022-2023 U-RISE program application is now closed. Look for the 2023-24 application in February 2023. Please review below for details about what to submit and to see an example of a personal statement.

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:

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