How to Apply

How to apply to SPARK

Fill out an electronic application.

The completed application will contain:

  • At least one letter of recommendation from a person with whom you share an academic or professional relationship. You will be asked to provide contact information for your referee in the electronic application.
  • Most relevant official academic transcripts (high school transcripts unless one full year of college has been completed.) Transcripts can be mailed or hand-delivered but must be in sealed envelopes from the academic institution; electronic transcripts are acceptable
  • An essay describing the applicant's research interest 

All application materials must be received between Jan. 3, 2023 and Feb. 15, 2023.