Apply to MINDs

Applying to the MINDs Program

Application Materials: Applicants must fill out this online form, and also submit the following materials by email to minds@umn.edu:

  • CV or Resume
  • Unofficial College Transcripts
  • Statement of Research Interests and Goals (1 pg, single spaced, 11 pt font, Arial or Helvetica)
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (1/2 pg, single space, 11 pt font, Arial or Helvetica)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Timeline:

February 1, 2022: Formal call for applications

March 1, 2022: Application materials are due

April 1, 2022: Notification of awards

May 1, 2022: Deadline for responding to offers of admission

June 1, 2022: Letter of Commitment from Faculty Mentor and Research Project Outline due

June 30, 2022: Program start date

June 29, 2023: Program end date for Year 1

Questions can be directed to minds@umn.edu