For applying

November 15: Online application opens.

February 1: Priority deadline.
Formal review of applications begins. Some programs begin making admissions offers.

March 1: Application deadline-4 PM.
All materials, including faculty recommendations, transcripts, etc., must be received by this date at 4 PM CST. Programs continue to make admissions offers.

Mid-April: Admissions decisions complete.
All students will be notified of their status through the e-mail address provided on the Nebraska Summer Research Program application.

For applicants accepted as scholars

Individual research programs will provide details about deadlines of accepting offers of admission. Official acceptance agreements will be included with the pre-arrival paperwork.

Early April: Access to the 2021 Scholar website and pre-arrival information sent.
Students accepted into the Summer Research Program are sent access information for the scholar website and pre-arrival documents through the e-mail address provided on the Nebraska Summer Research Program application.

Mid-April: Pre-Arrival information deadline.
Summer scholars must return pre-arrival documents, including the Student Information form, W-9, Release of Claims, and Student Agreement form.

May: Travel arrangements and pre-program information.
Air travel will be purchased on your behalf and other travel will be confirmed. Roommate information and other details about campus and Lincoln will be provided. Faculty mentors may contact scholars with readings or other preparation prior to the start of the Summer Research Program.

May 31: Travel to Lincoln and welcome pizza party

June 1-June 3: Campus and program orientation

August 5: Summer Research Program Banquet and Symposium

August 6: Departure date for scholars

Students being instructed while looking at computer. Students playing volleyball at picnic.