Apply to the Summer Institute

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2020.  Please go to to apply.

Things you will need for completion of the application (you may save your application as a draft and return to finish at a later time):

1) Two letters of recommendation (submitted by the references through the application)

2) Essay: Your personal essay should be a maximum of 1500 words, and describe the following:

  • What is the most interesting undergraduate course you have taken to date in an area similar to the areas of study in UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources?
  • When you think of research, what comes to mind? Include your previous research experiences, if any.
  • Describe your educational and/or career goals and what inspires you to pursue these.
  • Explain how a research experience with the CANR Summer Institute would help you succeed in your educational and/or career goals.

3) Resume

4) Unofficial Transcript

LINK: Application Link

For questions, please contact Dr. Eric Benson at ebenson [at]

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