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  • All participants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Preference is given to students who have completed their junior year.
  • Outstanding sophomores and first-years may be considered.
  • Graduating seniors are not eligible.
  • Persons from groups traditionally under-represented in science and engineering professions are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Please note: this program is designed to bring external students to Rutgers for the summer. Therefore, Rutgers students are not eligible.

General Instructions

  • The common application for summer research programs at Rutgers will open in a new browser.
  • Make sure to check “Cellular Bioengineering” as one of the programs.
  • Follow its directions completely.
  • The following must ALL be submitted to form a complete application:
    – The completed application form
    – A transcript
    – Two letters of recommendation (sent separately by letter writers)
  • All applications and supporting materials must be received by March 15, 2024.
  • Review of applications and rolling admissions will commence February 2024.
  • Early application is encouraged, as the program is highly competitive.
  • Students will be notified of admission via the Grad Portal and/or email.