Please list any research experience you have had outside of course requirements and include the research mentor's name, lab name, and a brief explanation of what the lab does. If you do not have any non-class research experience, simply type N/A.
For each of the required short essays, as well as the one optional essay, please limit your responses to no more than 1500 characters including spaces (approximately 200 words per essay).
Please tell us about an achievement you feel is important to shaping who you are or are aiming to become. This achievement could have been academic in nature or could have come from another area of your life. Has this achievement led to a personal motivation for continued success? If so, please explain.
Please describe any substantial obstacles (educational, economic, or otherwise) you have had to overcome in pursuit of your educational or personal success. This challenge may be related or unrelated to the significant achievement described above.
What are your career and/or educational plans following completion of your undergraduate education, and how do these plans fit into the STEM related fields? What are your long-terms goals, and how are you actively pursuing opportunities to achieve these goals?
Describe any prior experience or future interest you have in working with diverse or historically underserved populations. How might your participation in AACMSP building upon this experience?
Please tell us why you are interested in this program. Specifically, how will participation in this program help you achieve your longer-term career goals?
As an applicant, you have the option to explain briefly any COVID-19 related impacts you have experienced that you believe would be important for the application review committee to know. Impacts can include disruptions to your education and/or your ability to participate in school, community, or extracurricular activities; jobs or internships; research; or leadership experiences. The response can range from minor disruptions to major personal, professional, academic, and/or family losses as a result of COVID-19.