Science Research Initiative (SRI) Application

The Science Research Initiative (SRI) program offers all new and transfer students with College of Science majors the opportunity to participate in scientific research with U scientists. The SRI will jumpstart your path of academic success, and give you needed skills to prepare for an internship or a career – whether that’s in a research lab, an office, or one of the many other opportunities open to our graduates. Learn more at

SRI Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you have questions, please email Laura Rupert (

Apply now for consideration!

Supplemental Questions
  1. What is your reason for applying to the Science Research Initiative?
  2. Will you be participating in any of the following program(s)?
  3. To what extent do you think you will pursue a science-related career?
  4. What type of research are you interested in?
  5. Are you interested in applying for a scholarship to support your participation?
  6. We are collecting some general information to evaluate the success of the Science Research Initiative. The following question is optional: What is the highest level of your parent's or guardian's education?
  7. How did you learn about the Science Research Initiative?
  8. Please provide your cell phone number.
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