“YES! I would definitely recommend STAR to undergraduates interested in a summer research experience!” - STAR participants
How to Submit Unofficial Transcripts
Email transcripts to STAR@augusta.edu
Note: The STAR program reserves the right to request/require an official transcript.
Letters of Recommendation (2)
After you submit your application:
Note: at least one of your recommendations must be submitted from a current or recent professor. Ideally, professors should be from courses related to the area to which you are applying [science, math/statistics or nursing]. If you have previous research experience, it is strongly advised that you ask your research mentor for a letter of recommendation.
Once you submit your recommender contact information, each recommender will receive an email notification directing them to the online site where they can complete their recommendation.
If you need to change a recommender, you can log back into the applicant status portal to do so.
“I met some amazing people! Everyone was so kind and supportive and I felt very welcomed at AU.” – STAR participant
In order to be eligible to participate in the STAR Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be 18 years or older by start of the STAR session
NURSING – must have completed at least freshman and sophomore years and preferably, also junior year, by the start of the Summer 2024 session.
Candidates who have already graduated from undergraduate college, or will be graduating in Spring 2024 are not eligible for the Summer 2024 session.
NURSING – currently enrolled in a BSN program and taking BSN courses.
Have proof of current Health Insurance Coverage that extends throughout the duration of the Summer STAR Program.
Be a United States Citizen (or hold permanent resident status) or an international student currently enrolled in US college/university holding a student non-immigrant visa. It is the responsibility of the international student applicant to check with the international office at their home institution to determine eligibility for the STAR program and the proper procedures necessary to follow if accepted into the STAR program.
Have proof of current social security number/card for employment purposes, and be able to provide the original card for documentation.
Acceptance into the program is on a competitive basis. The members of the STAR program committee, the Dean of The Graduate School and/or the Director of the STAR program are responsible for all final decisions.
Augusta University values diversity, inclusivity, and equity throughout the institution and we encourage applicants who also share these values to apply to the STAR Program. Augusta University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educational institution that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam War Era veteran.
January 24, 2024
February 5, 2024
First day of STAR
May 20, 2024
Last day of STAR
July 19, 2024