Applicants who are new to research or are not actively working with a faculty advisor on a specified project should submit a 1-page statement detailing past research experience, area of research you are interested in and why, if you plan to continue research during the semester, what you hope to gain from the experience, and why participating in undergraduate research is important to your future career goals.
Applicants who have identified a project and faculty advisor to work with should submit a 1-2 page research plan detailing both the work to be carried out over the summer and the broader research agenda of which the summer study forms a part. The plan should clearly indicate how the broader research agenda addresses aspects of a topic in energy research, as well as the major research questions or hypotheses being investigated.
Please upload research statement in either Word (.doc) or PDF format. Be sure to include your name and contact information in the attached document.