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Freshman Summer Research Institute (FSRI)


The Freshman Summer Research Institute (FSRI) provides a comprehensive program of orientation and academic support designed to ease the transition from high school to college while building a strong research foundation. FSRI is designed to introduce incoming underrepresented and/or underserved first- year students to Caltech's research and math curriculum, culture, academic and student support services.

This fully-funded program offers each participant:

  • A 5-week summer research assignment with a Caltech faculty member, postdoctoral scholar, or graduate student

  • A 4-week opportunity to prepare for Caltech's first year math course

  • Room and board on Caltech’s campus

  • Group field trips, excursions, and social activities

  • Opportunities to learn and engage in first-year student programing and Caltech culture

  • Travel assistance available for those who qualify

 

Learn more about FSRI

 

 2018 Freshman Summer Research Institute Dates:

July 8th - August 11th

 

Apply through your student portal: https://apply.caltech.edu/account/login

 

The deadline to apply is May 11th

 

For more information about this program, contact Taso Dimitriadis at taso@caltech.edu / 626-395-8108. 

                                         

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