Applications & Resources


Summer Scholar Program Applications:

      Application Timeline (3&4 may vary by research location)

  1.  Summer 2024 Application opens                              January 15, 2024
  2.  Applications & Recommendations Due                March 1, 2024
  3.  Students notified of decisions                                    April 11-16, 2024
  4.  Student acceptance deadline                                    April 30, 2024


Materials required for application submission:

    1. Resume
    2. Unofficial Transcript
    3. 1 letter of recommendation (submitted electronically through the application by the person giving the recommendation)
    4. Essay :
      Your personal essay should be 300 – 600 words, and describe the following:
      1) When you think of research, what comes to mind? Include your previous research experiences, if any, and tell us if you have worked /are currently working with your first choice INBRE mentor 2) Describe your educational and career goals and what inspires you to pursue these educational/career goals? 3) Explain how an internship with Delaware INBRE would help you succeed in your educational and/or career goals. 4) Are there any special circumstances related to your academic record that you feel we should know about?
    5. You will be asked to list your top 3 mentor choices from those listed under research opportunities.

              Summer Scholar Program Details: view page

            Regional summer opportunities also are available in Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire & Rhode Island. Contact the Delaware INBRE education office at, for more information.


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