Applications are now open! Apply HERE

Note that timing of applications will be considered in admissions (ie. applying earlier is advantageous)

Upcoming Events


SRI Application Opens

Apply HERE

05/19/2024 11:59PM

SRI Application Closes


SRI Decisions Released

Decisions announced and accepted students matched to mentors

06/03/2024 - 08/02/2024

SRI In session


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

The application will open on 4/1! Apply at the link at the top of this page!

What type of research experience do I need?

No research experience is required for SRI! Our goal is to democratize access to research and help you hone your research skills.

I am international; can I apply?

Yes! We welcome students from all backgrounds.

How many students will be accepted?

Roughly 70!

What fields of research does SRI provide exposure to?

We primarily focus on hard sciences/life science research for our students. This includes (but is not limited to) biology, biochemistry, chemistry, computational biology, bioinformatics, and other related fields.

What is the time commitment?

See the program details page!

Do I get to select my own research project, or will I join an existing project by the mentor?

Absolutely! You and your mentor will team up to choose a research project that sparks your interest and taps into your mentor’s expertise. It’s all about finding the perfect match that gets you both excited!

How old do I have to be to apply?

SRI will accept applicants enrolled in any high school program across the world (that is, grades 9-12).

What fields do SRI mentors specialize in?

This is not an exhaustive list, but we have mentors in various subfields across physical and natural sciences. Our mentors primarily specialize in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, computer science, and psychology, as well as in specific subfields like synthetic biology, neuroscience, and genetics.