Frequently Asked Questions

As of January 2021 a decision was made that Purdue SROP 2021 will be a 6-week virtual program.

Tell us what makes you unique, impressive or special.  This should be 250 words to 750 words in length.

For more information, please click here: OWL Purdue

Tell a brief history of your past research experience.  If you do not yet have research experience, tell us the type of research you are interested in doing.  This should be 250 words to 750 words in length.

For more information, please click here: OWL Purdue

All applicants should apply to the Big Ten Academic Alliance unless you are a DACA recipient. 

ONLY DACA students may apply directly to Purdue, please click here: Apply to SROP

If you are a DACA Recipient, you may apply to Purdue University SROP.

Please Apply here: https://gradapply.purdue.edu/register/srop

At this time, we are not accepting applications to Purdue University SROP from international students. As an international student, we hope you will visit our Graduate School website and continue to explore Purdue University for further opportunities.

Please visit The Graduate School website.

During the online application process at https://gradapply.purdue.edu/apply/, on the ‘Additional Information’ page, there is a question that asks if you are a member of a recruitment program. In the drop-down box select Summer Research Opportunities Program.

Your application will be reviewed by the admissions team in 7-10 days. If you have any problems or concerns with this process, you may email SROP@purdue.edu for help.