Summer URS Philip and Elizabeth Hiestand Scholarship for Engineering and SIO projects

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or eligible under AB540 “California Dream Act”. Gives consideration to students working on SIO and/or Engineering projects.

Supplemental Questions
  1. URS - Faculty Sponsor and Contact Information

    Please enter the name and email of your Faculty Sponsor ASAP.

    If your faculty mentor is having trouble with receiving the request to submit the letter of recommendation, please have them contact Dr. Sophia Tsai ( for assistance.

    • A. Faculty member's name and email address
    • B. Sponsoring Faculty's Department
  2. Summer Research Scholarship Requirements:

  3. URS - Title of Your Research Proposal

  4. URS - Overview/Abstract of the Project

  5. URS - Research Proposal

    Include a detailed description of the project you would like to propose. Please ensure that you write this proposal. It can be based on discussions with your research mentor(s), and even edited by your research mentor(s), but it is intended to be primarily composed by you, the student planning to do the research. Many proposed projects are based on work already being performed in their research mentor's group, and that is allowable. You must be clear about your role in this project.

    More information about required sections in your proposal can be found at the URS website.

    File naming convention should be: LastName Firstname - proposal.doc or .pdf
    The file name can only have the following characters: a-z A-Z 0-9 _ . -
    The file name can only have a single '.'

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