Applying to the Summer Research Program in Genomics
Dear Potential Applicant for SRPG 2013,
The application deadline for our SRPG 2013 cohort has now passed. The Broad's Summer Research Program in Genomics (SRPG) is a program funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) to support undergraduates from underrepresented minority groups. These underrepresented groups include American Indians or Alaska Natives, blacks or African Americans, Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders, as well as individuals with disabilities.
If you have additional questions, please contact Francie Latour, Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, please read carefully the guidelines and instructions below before completing your application.
To be eligible for our program, you must meet ALL of the following requirements. Applicants must:
- be enrolled in a four-year college for Fall 2013
- major in physical, biological or computer sciences, engineering, or mathematics
- have a minimum 3.0 GPA
- be a US citizen or permanent resident
- be a member of one of the underrepresented groups the NHGRI supports.
|1.||Electronically signed online application||Complete Online|
|2.||Description of Previous Research||Submit Online|
|Briefly describe any non-course-related research experience you have had as an undergraduate, including lab experiences, data compilation and analysis, and any other research activities. Include the names of faculty or principal investigators, duration of your participation, the larger goals of the research, and your specific role.|
|3.||Summer Program and Educational Objectives Statement||Submit Online|
In a statement of up to two pages in length (with your name at the top of each page) answer the following:
All applicants should submit unofficial transcripts in pdf form that include Fall 2012 grades. If you have attended more than one undergraduate institution, please submit transcripts from current and previous schools.
Admitted applicants will be required to submit official transcripts.
Letters of recommendation (2)
Each letter of recommendation, in pdf form, must be uploaded by the recommender using the Submit a Recommendation form at http://broad.io/srpgrec. You will have to provide this link to your recommenders.
Items 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 must be submitted during one online session.
Items 2, 3, 4 and 5 must be submitted as a single PDF containing all four components and uploaded during this one online session. Please name the file as follows: lastname.firstname-srpg2013.pdf.
Please be sure to read all application directions and if you have any questions, please contact us. We wish you the best of luck in the admissions process and look forward to potentially working with you!
Francie Latour, Program Coordinator
Eboney Smith, Program Director