SURE Information for Students : Application Materials

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

All application parts must be delivered by 5pm to the following address; due dates appear below:

SURE Program
c/o Center for Science Education
Emory University
1399 Oxford Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30322

PROGRAM DATES: Tuesday, May 31– Friday, August 5, 2011.

THE FOLLOWING TABLE OUTLINES APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR EMORY AND VISITING STUDENTS:

Atlanta University Center and Oxford College students may submit proposals along with their applications. Simply complete the non-Emory application as described (form, essay, transcript, letter of recommendation from science mentor) then attach a research proposal and support letter from faculty mentor. These proposals should be developed following the guidelines for Emory applicants.

Emory University Students
Delivery Deadline: 5 p.m.,
Feb. 11, 2011

Visiting Students
Deliver Deadline: 5 p.m.,
Feb 11, 2011

Application Form ( .rtf | .pdf) (help with files) This file includes proposal guidelines for Emory students.

Application Form ( .rtf | .pdf) (help with files)
Letter of recommendation from the faculty mentor in whose laboratory you wish to work. Letter of recommendation from a science instructor or another individual that can comment on the student's potential as a researcher.
Online Application Form is now available: click here.
NB:
This form is separate from the paper application.
Online Application Form is now available: click here.
NB: This form is separate from the paper application.
Transcript may be unofficial. Transcript may be unofficial.
A 3-page long research proposal, typed, that follows the Research Proposal Guildelines (guidelines included in Emory application form). A 2-page long essay discussing why the student wants to be involved in research.

Tips for a Successful Application

Tips for a Successful Application

  • Review the mentor list to become acquainted with some of the research faculty at Emory.
  • See Program Application for additional tips.
  • KEEP A COPY OF YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS FOR YOUR RECORDS.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT FILE TYPES:

You may download application files in one of two formats:

  • .rtf - This file is compatible with a wide variety of operating systems. Your word processing program should be able to open this file and you should be able to type the information directly into the form, then print the completed form.
  • .pdf - The file in pdf format can be opened using Acrobat Reader(tm). Most browsers will launch this program if available. You can download the Acrobat Reader here.

If you have problems downloading any documents, contact us. In your message, please indicate the computer platform are using (e.g., Mac, Windows, Unix) and also indicate the version of the web browser you were using. This information can help us pinpoint the source of the problem.

TO REQUEST APPLICATION MATERIALS BY MAIL, PHONE OR EMAIL:

  • by mail, write to us at the address below, making sure you include your mailing address:
    SURE Program
    c/o Center for Science Education
    Emory University
    1399 Oxford Rd.
    Atlanta, GA 30322
  • for phone inquiries: contact Cathy Quinones, SURE program coordinator, at (404) 727-3439. If you leave a message, PLEASE clearly state your name and mailing address. Due to the volume of calls we receive, we can't return all calls, however, we will mail you an application packet if you provide a mailing address.

NOTIFICATION DEADLINES:

All applicants will be notified on the status of their application by e-mail by April 15, 2011. We will attempt to update applicants via e-mail as materials are received.