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Welcome to the SMART program at the University of Colorado Boulder. Pictured above is the class of 2019. This year, about 20 students from institutions nationwide are participating in this challenging and informative research program.

This summer you will have the opportunity to complete and present a research project, and take part in weekly workshops that will prepare you for graduate school. SMART is designed to help you define your educational and career goals, and we hope that many of you will become the faculty and researchers of tomorrow. We need your talent and diverse points of view to contribute to our nation’s college classrooms and scholarly efforts.

In addition to your academic pursuits, we invite you to take advantage of the social activities organized by SMART. As part of a group of SMART students, you can work together to create a community based on your shared experiences during the next 10 weeks.  Many SMART students remain in touch with us and each other long after the summer ends, and some return to CU-Boulder to enroll in our PhD programs.

SMART 2020 Acceptance Form

SMART 2020 Credit Enrollment Form