Step 1

Complete the application form below and submit on or before February 22.

Step 2

Provide current transcripts.

  • Have school email transcripts directly to:
  • If the school cannot email directly:
    • Obtain a copy of your transcripts
    • Scan or photograph transcripts (JPEGS are best, but legibility is a must)
    • Check to make sure the file size is not too large (300kb)
    • Email the transcript to:

Step 3

Have your letter of support from your faculty mentor sent directly to:

SPURA Application
The Research Plan should identify the goal(s) of the study and explain why the study is important. It should also summarize how the study will be conducted, what the anticipated results will be, and what the role of the student will be conducting the study. (600 words or less)
Why are you interested in pursuing a research project in substance abuse and related mental health conditions? (200 words or less)
Demographic Information
THIS IS AN OPTIONAL QUESTION. Demographic data allows the opportunity for some federal funding agencies to gauge whether its programs in science and technology are fairly reaching and benefiting everyone regardless of demographic category and to ensure that those in under-represented groups have the same knowledge of and access to programs.