2025 Application Coming Soon!

Our application consists of two (2!) parts: 

  1. An online application completed by you. To help you write a stellar application, a pdf of our extended prompts is available for download. 
  2. Two professional recommendation letters, submitted via the online reference form. Each application must contact their references and direct them to the online reference form. 

Please note that due to volume, we are unable to confirm when applications are complete. 


  • CiDER is open to undergraduate students who will retain their undergraduate status through at least August 2025.
  • US Citizen or Resident Alien stats required
  • No research experience needed!


  • Applications and recommendations are due February 2025
  • Notification of acceptable will occur in Spring 2025
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