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Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) Form

The application is now closed for SPUR '21.

Choose what you most identify with:

Housing is only provided to those participants who live outside of the greater Milwaukee area.

If you have taken, or if you are planning to take, a graduate or professional school admissions exam (i.e. GRE, MCAT, etc.), please specify the exam type(s) and when you took, or are you planning to take, it. If the date is yet to be determined, indicate the anticipated month/year.

Applicants must submit an official transcript from the college/university they are currently attending as well as from any previously attended college/university. If your institution provides official transcripts electronically, they can be sent via email to spur@mcw.edu. Transcripts can be sent to:

MCW Graduate School (SPUR)

8701 Watertown Plank Rd.

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Applicants must submit two (2) letters of recommendation. At least one (1) of the letters of recommendation should be written by someone who you have previous academic experience with (i.e. professor, mentor, tutor, advisor). Letters should be written on letterhead, signed, and submitted via scan and email to spur@mcw.edu or by mail to:

MCW Graduate School (SPUR)

8701 Watertown Plank Road

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Letters of recommendation must be received or postmarked by the application deadline to ensure that the applicant receives full consideration for participation in SPUR.

Please rank the areas of research included you would like to work in using the dropdown menus below.

While applicant rankings are strongly considered during the selection process, applicants who are offered a spot in SPUR may not be offered placement in any of their top 3 choices. It is ultimately the applicant's decision whether or not to accept any offer made to participate in SPUR.

~ Will be 18 years or older by the start of the program (June 2, 2021)

~ Anticipate being able to a) provide a full-time effort (40 hours/week) and b) participate for the full duration of the program (June 2, 2021 – August 6, 2021)

~ Will need to agree to and successfully complete a background check if you are chosen to participate

~ May handle and work with animals if you are chosen to participate

~ May be required to take a TB test if you are chosen to participate