Due to the current COVID situation, we have made the difficult decision to suspend the Young Scholars program until further notice.
The Young Scholars Summer Research Program is a 10-week research program for undergraduates hosted by the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at CU Boulder.
This highly selective program helps students prepare for graduate school and a career in research through intensive practice and professional development. The program is open to undergraduate students nationwide majoring in chemical and/or biological engineering and related fields.
Frequently Asked Questions
Although research in our department spans many diverse fields, there is a particular emphasis on research in biological engineering, functional materials and renewable energy. You may conduct research in one of these areas:
When the program resumes, students can apply by providing:
Applicants will also provide one letter of recommendation from an academic/professional reference (not a peer or personal reference).
Admission to the program will be granted on a rolling basis until all spots are filled.