About MEMS FIRE
Students are expected to commit to the program full time (40 hrs./ week), must be residing in the USA during the summer of the program, attend all program related activities and workshops, and complete end of project deliverables (a paper and conference-style oral presentation).
ELIGIBILITY & APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
The program is designed to encourage research experiences and post-graduate education for undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented U.S. demographic groups. It is open to undergraduate students of any ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability, veteran status, socio-economic status, first-generation to college status, and religion. We aim to target underrepresented students within the MEMS department.
- Student from a U.S. based college entering the summer before their junior or senior year
- Majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Engineering Science, or a similar field
- Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident of the United States
- Have not yet completed a Bachelor’s degree
- Interested in attending graduate school
This program will use a holistic admissions process, assessing all aspects of each applicant, to ensure a diverse array of people and perspectives. This program will not discriminate against any individual based on race, gender, or any other protected status.
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume (PDF Format)
- Letter of Recommendation
- Must be emailed directly from recommender to email@example.com by February 23, 2024.
- Self-reported GPA
- A copy of an unofficial transcript will be requested when a student is accepted into the program, in order to facilitate matching with an appropriate research project.
- Two short essays (650 words or less)
- see FAQ for topics
- Three areas of interest for research opportunities
- see FAQ for list
- see FAQ for list