How to Apply
Apply through the Leadership Alliance. There are two Harvard programs, make sure to select "Medical Sciences." For more information about the Leadership Alliance, including the application process click here.
- A strong statement explaining your goals, research interest and experience and why you want to participate in SHURP (no more than 1,000 words)
- Two strong letters of recommendation that say something about your work in the lab and in the classroom
- A demonstrated commitment to scientific research, as shown by coursework, research, and recommendations
- Unofficial transcript(s) in PDF format
Applications for SHURP 2021 are now closed. Please check back for more information regarding SHURP 2022 in the fall.
*Due to COVID-19, SHURP 2021 will be offered in a virtual format to ensure the safety of students, staff, and faculty.
*Due to the academic schedule of those students on the quarter system, dates may be modified for those students.
More information about the application can be found in the FAQ section.