Summer Scholar Program Application

Veterinary Summer Research Scholar Program Application

College of Veterinary Medicine
Iowa State University


Application Deadline: February 9, 2018

Program Dates: May 14 – August 10, 2018

Required Dates for Program Participants:
Orientation – May 14, 2018
CVM Research Day – August 10, 2018

Mentor Abstracts:
Group A
Group B
Group C
Group D

Scholar applicants, please use the PDF files in the links above to list your top six projects on your application, with at least 1 abstract coming from each group (A-D), and please include the group, the Principal Investigator's name, and the abstract number. Your application is not considered complete without these rankings.  

Note:  Attendance on “Required Dates” listed above is mandatory for participation in the program. This program is a full-time stipend. Any vacation time beyond one week, or outside work which does not allow the participant to work full-time for this program, will not be allowed.  If you are notified by one of the faculty facilitating this program that you have been matched with a participating faculty mentor, you agree that once you accept this spot in the program, you will complete the 13-week project and fully participate in the Summer Scholar Research Program.

If you have a valid Iowa State University student identification number, please list it on this form.

Please provide the names and day-time phone numbers of two references:

Upload personal statement and career goals file. Accepted file formats: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx. Brief description should include long-range professional goals; educational and personal experiences that you consider relevant to your career goals; benefits you hope to gain from the veterinary research scholar program; why this program interests you and what you will bring to the program. Not to exceed 350 words.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Upload brief resume file. Accepted file formats: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx. Please include: Your student ID, work or lab experience, presentations and / or publications, organizations, honors and / or awards, and other personal interests or hobbies. Please be sure to include a section on Education and list undergraduate degree(s), undergraduate institution(s) attended, GPA, years attended, and year(s) degree(s) earned. GRE scores should be listed as well. Also, include a valid email address and cell phone number. Not to exceed one page.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Mean Months of Prior, Full-Time Research Experience. For many individuals, this value will reflect months of summer research experience or full-time research experience following college. For those with part-time, academic-year research experience for academic credit, convert the part-time experience to full-time for reporting here (e.g., 15 hours/week for 8 months = 3 months). Do not include labs associated with a course (e.g. organic chemistry course with lab).