2023 Application Instructions
The application is a fully electronic process
- Applicant Demographics
- Official High School Transcripts
- Description of science, math, and/or computer skills (S.T.E.M Skills & Experience)
- Description of work, volunteer experiences, honors and activities
- Letter of Recommendation from a high school educator.
- Brief essays:
Essay 1: Personal Statement
Please summarize the reasons that you are applying for this program, what you hope to gain by participating in YSFP, and how it fits into your future educational and career objectives. Please be sure to include any previous experiences and how they have contributed to or influenced your interest/motivation to pursue science (Limited to 1000 words maximum).
Essay 2: Diversity Statement
Please describe how your interests and background would contribute to diversity and why diversity is important for a research team and in science (500 word maximum).
We cannot receive paper applications. All materials should be uploaded electronically. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to email@example.com.
If you have questions about the application, please review the FAQ page. If questions remain, please email the CRI administrative team at firstname.lastname@example.org,
The selection committee includes graduate students, faculty, and staff who review each application for academic merit, sincere interest in the program and research related careers, and fit with program objectives.
Acceptance emails are sent out First Week of May 2023.