2017 Application Portal
The 2017 application portal is open as of Friday March 10, 2017 and will close at 11:59 PM PDT on Monday March 27, 2017.
The application includes the following key items in Parts I, II, and III along with many other pieces of information:
|Personal statement (500 words)|
|Summaries of up to three selected research areas (200 words each)|
|Names/emails of two references (incl. at least one math/science teacher)|
For reference, here is a link to the static (HTML) version of the SIP application. (Note: This link is to Part I, and there are links to Parts II and III inside Part I. This static html version does not have the full dynamic functionality of the actual online application, but does reflect all the information requested of applicants.)
A limited number of partial and full need-based scholarships are available. Scholarship requests will be considered after admission offers have been made. We encourage interested students to apply regardless of their financial situation; every effort will be made to provide financial assistance.
For questions about disability-related accommodations, please contact the program staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Key Dates for 2017
|Application portal opens||March 10|
|Application deadline||March 27 (23:59 PDT)|
|Admission offers sent out||April 7|
|Deadline to accept admission offers (& pay deposit)||April 12|
|Deadline for full payment and waiver forms||May 10|
|Program duration||June 12 – August 19|
|Kickoff and orientation||June 11|
|Final presentation day||August 19|
Program Costs for 2017
|Application fee (non-refundable)||$60|
|Deposit to hold spot (non-refundable)||$300|
|Remainder of academic program fee ($3,000 minus deposit)||$2,700|
|Optional campus housing fee per week for up to 8 weeks||$475|
|Optional transportation fee per week for up to 10 weeks
[weekly rate for Mon AM/Fri PM housing service: $50]
A limited number of application fee waivers will be available upon request. Scholarship requests will be considered to cover all or part of the academic program fee, campus housing fee, and possibly certain transportation costs.
Step by Step: Application to Enrollment
It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the following steps are completed in a timely manner:
- 1. Application
- Include research area preferences and associated brief essays, personal statement, unofficial transcript, names/emails of two references, name/email of a high-school official, etc. Ensure that the recommendation forms are submitted by the March 27, 2017 deadline.
Submit application via application
portal and pay application fee by
deadline (March 27, 2017)
- 2. Acceptance of Offer
- Deposit is non-refundable and is required to hold the student’s spot, but the deposit will be waived initially for students who request scholarships. Campus housing and transportation selections, scholarship requests and associated information must be submitted by the April 12, 2017 deadline.
Accept admission offer online and pay
deposit or submit scholarship
request by deadline (April 12, 2017)
- 3. Full Payment/Registration
- *Campus housing is optional; many interns opt to commute daily to UCSC instead; use of SIP’s transportation is optional. Housing fee covers room and board; available on weekdays only and only in weeks 3–10. Health information and liability waiver forms are due on May 10, 2017.
Pay rest of academic program fee and
optional* housing/transportation fees and
submit forms by deadline (May 10, 2017)
Answers to Questions
For urgent or time-critical matters only, you may contact the program staff at: (831)471-7472, but please keep in mind that email is likely to be answered more promptly than voicemail.