Application and Fees

Program Dates: June 28 – July 25, 2020 (four weeks)

Applications for the 2020 program are now closed.

Program Eligibility

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must currently be a high school student in the 9th, 10th or 11th grade

  • Have a minimum 3.6 GPA weighted in UC a-g requirements

  • Must attend the program in its entirety

2020 Program Fees

$75  Application Fee (non-refundable)
$2,100 Tuition and fees

A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available and are awarded based on financial need, academic merit, and availability.  Out-of-state and international applicants are eligible for scholarships; however, priority is given to California residents.

Application Requirements

1. Online application that includes:

  • Personal Statement – In a 500 word maximum essay, please tell us why you want to participate in SRA, the reason for choosing the particular research track(s), and something unique about you that you’d like the admissions committee to know.

  • Unofficial Transcript – You will be asked to upload your unofficial transcript. Please note, if you are admitted to SRA, we will request your official transcript for verification before you officially begin the program in June.

  • Proof of Insurance – You will be asked to upload a copy of your health insurance card.

2. (Optional) For students applying for scholarships: Submitted directly to SRA from student

  • Pre-College scholarship application – You can request this form in the online application or via email.

  • Your parents' 2019 Federal Tax returns (e.g., 1040, 1040EZ).

  • Your parents' 2019 W2 forms (if applicable).

Admission Process & Decision

  • Students begin an online application.

  • Completed applications move on to the review stage.

  • Applicants will receive their admission decision approximately two to three weeks after receiving their completion email.

  • Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis and communicated via email directly to the applicant.

Contact Us

For more information about the program or to inquire about the application process, please contact:

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020 to Friday, May 1, 2020