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Step 1

Complete the application form below and submit on or before February 14.

Step 2

Provide current unofficial transcripts.

  • Have unofficial transcripts emailed 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 goals of the study and why the study is important. It should also include how this study aligns with the goals of SPURA (400 words or less).
What do you expect to gain in terms of career/professional development by participating in SPURA? How does the selected mentor and project help you achieve these goals? This can also include an optional personal statement regarding your interest in the subject of drug abuse, addiction and related mental health conditions. (400 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.