Important Dates

Application closed: Friday, January 8, 2016

Acceptance notification to participants: Monday, February 1, 2016

Application Instructions

Applicants need to prepare and submit the following supporting documents:

  • Summary of Research Interests (maximum 700 words) 
    • connection to IC-IMPACTS (if applicable);  
    • research interests/thesis/dissertation topic; 
    • relevant coursework or research experience to date;  
    • relevant publications or presentations, if applicable;  
    • how participation in this Institute will enhance your future work and/or apply to your future career plans (i.e., where you would like to be in 5 years? e.g., working in a research lab at an institution, in the field, for industry, nationally, internationally, pursuing graduate studies or a post-doc opportunity) 
  • E-Poster Abstract (maximum 500 words)* 
    • Include the title, authors and institutions(s); avoid using abbreviations in the abstract title. 
    • Include the project objectives/goals, methods, results and innovation/potential impact. Do not include graphs, tables, images and references in the abstract. 
    • Define each abbreviation the first time it is used in the abstract by placing what it stands for in parentheses. 
    • More details on the “rapid fire” e-poster presentations (and examples) will be provided upon acceptance to the Summer Institute.  
  • Letter of Support from Supervisor, Graduate Program Director, Department Chair or IC-IMPACTS research supervisor.