UC San Diego
Open Date: November 18, 2020  Deadline Date: January 27, 2021

Note: Form must be completed by 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time on the deadline date.

The dates for the STARS program are Sunday, Jun 20, 2021 to Friday, Aug 13, 2021. Applications are accepted from November 18, 2020 to January 27, 2021. Prior to beginning your application please check Research Projects Tab at https://grad.ucsd.edu/diversity/programs/stars/project-descriptions.html for the most up-to-date information on research opportunities this summer. You may save and edit your application. Once you complete and submit your application you will not be able to make any additional edits to it.

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents. AB 540 or DACA students are eligible

    Application Schedule
  • January 27, 2021: STARS Application Deadline
  • January 27, 2021: Letters of Recommendations Deadline to urstars@ucsd.edu
    • Letters of Recommendations should be sent from the “Recommender” directly to urstars@ucsd.edu
    • You may check the bottom of your STARS Application portal to confirm we have received two Letters of Recommendations. A note will appear shortly around the time we’ve received your two letters and by February 10, 2021. Please do not contact the program to check which letters of recommendation are missing until after February 10, 2021.
  • April 7, 2021: Students will be notified about their status in the program

For questions or additional information please click here, email urstars@ucsd.edu or call (858) 822-3536