Applications and Forms


Do you have an interest in conducting research? Are you interested in conducting scientific research in graduate school/a PhD program?? Have you thought about pursuing a career in research??? RISE can provide you with the opportunity to do research as an undergraduate and prepare you to succeed in graduate school as a PhD student.  

Participants will work closely with a Faculty Mentor, receive research training, academic support, an hourly wage, funds to attend scientific conferences, and much more! 

Applications are currently closed. Please check back Spring 2022.


  • Full-Time Undergraduate Student
  • US Citizen/Permanent VISA
  • Cumulative GPA – 2.5 and above  
  • Majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Computer Science etc. (unfortunately behavioral and social science students are not eligible to apply at this time).

NOTE:  Students with plans to attend Medical, Veterinary, Dental, or other professional schools are not eligible for the RISE program.