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Application & Guidelines

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to apply for the STAR Scholars Program, students must:

  • Be a freshman
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better; strong preference will be given to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or better
  • Have an interest in research and be willing to commit to 40 hours/week of research for 10 weeks over the summer while residing in campus housing (provided by STAR)

Important Notes

  • It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all elements of his/her application (including the faculty recommendation) have been submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Research prior to the deadline.
  • No exceptions will be made for students who miss the deadline.
  • 2014 STAR Scholars will be expected to be involved in research for the entire summer term (June 23, 2014-September 2, 2014).

The STAR Scholars Application is now closed.