IllinoisCollege of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

URM (Undergraduate Research and Mentoring): Mentoring in 'New Biology'

URM (Undergraduate Research and Mentoring): Mentoring in 'New Biology'

Applications for 2014 fellowships are now open

The extended deadline for application material submission is Friday, April 25, 2014.

To apply to the "Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in 'New Biology' (URM-NB)" program, please submit the following material

  1. Application for the Undergraduate Research and Mentoring Program in New Biology program.
  2. A resume ennumerating your academic and research accomplishments and skills.
  3. A statement of purpose that describes your research interests and the reasons for applying to the URM-NB program. Please indicate the names of three faculty that you would be interested in working with and examples of projects that you would like to work on.
  4. Letters of reference from two individuals that can evaluate your capability and motivation to participate in the URM-NB.
  5. A current transcript from your institution.
A new electronic application portal is now available.


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   The Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in New Biology program
   is supported by NSF award #1041233.