Summer Research - Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)
SR-EIP offers closely mentored research experiences in the life and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and the humanities at 20 research institutions across the country. SR-EIP Participants:
- Spend 8-10 weeks at a Leadership Alliance institution
- Receive a stipend, and travel and housing expenses from the research institution
- Work under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor
- Gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation
- Make oral or poster presentations at the Leadership Alliance National Symposium
- Gain access to ongoing resources, mentoring and professional networks to support their chosen career path
- Be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited public or private college or university in the United States or its territories, as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
- Demonstrate a committed interest to pursue graduate study toward a PhD or MD-PhD.
- Have completed at least two semesters and have at least one semester remaining of their undergraduate education by the start of the summer program.
- Be a documented U.S. citizen or non-citizen national, or permanent resident in possession of an alien registration receipt card (I-551) or other legal document of such status at the time of application. International citizens studying in the United States with an F-1 Visa are not eligible for the SR-EIP. Individuals seeking asylum or refugees are not eligible.
- Two letters of recommendation
- Official transcript
- Select three Leadership Alliance member institutions as your preferred SR-EIP Research Sites
- Education & Research Experience
- Statement of purpose: academic and career goals, research interests