Summer Research Academy Application

Welcome to the USC Institute for Creative Technologies Summer Research Academy Program Application. We would like to collect some basic information from you that will help us process your application. All information will be kept confidential.

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We would like to get an idea of the science, math, and computer science coursework you have completed; this information is helpful in making the best match for you, however, it does not determine your eligibility for the program.

Test scores are not required; however, if you have taken any of these tests, your score will help us to better place you in the appropriate research lab. Please report your scores here.

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Upload a personal statement (Approx. 500 words) explaining why this program interests you, and how this will help you reach your future academic goals.

Acceptable file types: pdf.
Maximum file size: 2mb.

Upload a PDF of your Unofficial High School Transcript here (Maximum file size: 2mb).

Academic Recommendation*
Please request a teacher or mentor to email a letter of recommendation directly to researchacademy@ict.usc.edu. The teacher or mentor should discuss in the letter your academic qualifications in science, technology, engineering and/or math as well as your readiness to participate in a research lab for six full weeks over the summer.

Upon submission, a confirmation will be sent to your email address.

If you experience any problems with your application or if you do not receive a confirmation of your submission, email researchacademy@ict.usc.edu.