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How to Apply

In order to apply for the 2021 ISRA you must:

  • Be enrolled as a Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior in high school during the 2020-2021 school year.
  • Ask one of your high school teachers to complete an Online 2021 ISRA Reference Form.
  • Your completed 2021 ISRA Application Form and 2021 ISRA Reference Form due by April 19, 2021. (This is not a postmarked date! April 19, 2021, is the date the application must be received to meet the initial deadline.)

You will receive an email confirmation once we receive your completed 2021 ISRA Application Form and 2021 ISRA Reference Form.

Face-to-Face 2021 ISRA Research Experiences, June 21st – June 25th, 2021 

Applications are now closed.

  • Investigating stress resistance in pathogens with Dr.   Jan Dahl , Assistant Professor of Microbiology
  • Developmental Endocrinology with  Dr. Ryan Paitz , Assistant Professor of Endocrinology
  • Chemistry of Gold Nanoparticles with  Dr. Jeremy Driskell , Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry with  Dr. Marjorie A. Jones , Professor of Biochemistry
  • Protein Biochemistry with  Dr. Chris Weitzel, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
  • Nanoscience and Materials Chemistry with  Dr. Jun-Hyun Kim , Associate Professor of Nanoscience and Materials Chemistry
Virtual 2021 ISRA Research Experiences, see dates below

Applications are now closed.

  • June 7th – June 11th, 2021 – MIT App Inventor with   Dr.  Elahe Javadi & Dr. Rosangela Follmann , School of Information Technology
  • July 5th – 9th , 2021 - Computational Tools in Geometry and Number Theory with  Dr. Sunil  Chebolu and Dr. Jeffrey Barrett , Department of Mathematics

 

Admission

Review of applications and placement into ISRA research opportunities will begin April 19, 2021. These applicants selected for admittance to the 2021 ISRA will be notified by email by May 8, 2021.

Applications received after the initial April 19, 2021, the deadline will be reviewed for admittance on a case-by-case basis, as space is available. Late applicants (i.e., those received after the initial April 19, 2021, deadline) selected for admittance to the 2021 ISRA will be notified by email approximately 1-2 week after their application is received.

No applications will be accepted after May 24, 2021!

All applicants selected for admittance to the 2021 ISRA will receive a packet of forms (e.g., parental consent form, waiver of liability form, medical form, acceptable behavior form, etc.) with their official printed letter of admittance sent to the home address provided on their application form. These forms must be completed and returned to the address listed on the forms along with the required payment by June 14, 2021; otherwise, your space in the 2021 ISRA will be forfeited.

Any student needing to arrange a reasonable accommodation for a documented disability should contact Illinois State University Student Access and Accommodation Services at 350 Fell Hall, 309-438-5853, or visit the website at StudentAccess.IllinoisState.edu/.

 

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If you have additional questions or would like more information about the Illinois Summer Research Academy, please contact:

Olesya Courier, CeMaST Marketing, Event & Project Coordinator
Email: ocourier@ilstu.edu
Phone: (309) 438-1898

 

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