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Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Molecular and Quantitative & Computational Biology

Online Application


Welcome to the online application for the Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Molecular and Quantitative & Computational Biology at Princeton University for the summer of 2016.

The 2016 application will be available in mid-October.

The program runs for nine weeks from June 6 – August 5, 2016.

Please enter all requested information in the following online application. You may return to this site at any time to check on the status of your application.

Required Application Materials: (Due by February 1)

  • Completed and submitted online application form including a short personal statement.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members. Submitted online. When completing the online application, please supply your recommenders’ institutional e-mail addresses. Each referee will then automatically receive an e-mail with directions on how to submit a recommendation on your behalf.
  • Transcript(s) of all undergraduate courses and grades, including the current fall semester. In order to submit a transcript, please email an unofficial electronic or scanned version of your transcript that you have obtained from your college or university to: Laura Gallagher-Katz at Please include your name and “SURP Application” in the subject line. Please do not mail transcripts.  If you are offered admission to the program and accept our offer, you will be required to submit an official sealed transcript from your current college or university. Mailing instructions will be included in the offer letter.

Important information:

  • This application is for visiting (non-Princeton University) students.
  • Princeton University students: Please see the Summer Undergraduate Research Program page or the FAQ’s for program eligibility information.
  • The due date for all application materials is February 1, 2016.
  • Only completed applications will be reviewed.
  • Please make sure to click the "Approve Application" button on the main application page to submit your application form.
  • Applicants must be undergraduates who are US citizens, permanent residents, or foreign undergraduates attending a US educational institution.
  • Applicants must be current undergraduates (rising sophomores, rising juniors, or rising seniors) at the start of the program.
  • All applicants will be notified via email of the Selection Committee's decision by March 7, 2016.

Questions? Please see our list of frequently asked questions or contact Laura Gallagher-Katz at

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