Applicants must be U.S. citizens or Permanent U.S. residents and from an underrepresented community. Such communities include underrepresented minorities, including: African American, American Indian/Alaskan/Hawaiian, Cambodian, Hispanic/Latino, Hmong, Laotian, Vietnamese OR a 1st Generation college student OR from an economically disadvantaged background OR a student with a documented disability. Candidates must be undergraduates and although all undergrads meeting above guidelines are eligible.
The application page is available November through February and is accessible at those times via the link at the top.
Elements to the application include:
- Statement of Future Goals & Career Plans
- Research Areas (of interest)
- Research Experience
(note, applicants need not have research experience to be considered)
- Unofficial Transcript
- Two Letters of Reference
Stipend and Expenses
Our program will cover most expenses related to travel, housing, and provide an allowance for food. We offer a competitive stipend of $6,000 for the summer. Students selected to participate will have access to health insurance, lodging, and UW-Madison amenities, such as gyms, libraries, and a bus pass. These fees and costs are paid by the program.
For more information about the SROP program, please contact Dr. Emmanuel Vazquez-Rivera, MET-SROP Education Coordinator.
Highlights of the Summer:
- Welcome Events, 1st Week
- Poster Faire to outline project rationale and goals, 4th Week
- Graduate School Faire to learn about different grad programs, Around July 04th
- Research Presentation on Week 10
- Other Opportunities include . . .
- Grad School Application Prep
- How to Apply for Graduate Fellowships
- Career Panels
- Team Building Exercises
MET-SROP Quick Facts:
Since the program began in 1995,
- Over 100 participants
- 33% entered Graduate School
- 10% entered MET
- 14% entered Medical (or similar) schools
- 12% other Professional degrees
- Over 50 PI Mentor Participation
- Over 15 Co-Authored publications