The RISE at Rutgers program is now accepting applications.

The RISE (Research in Science and Engineering) at Rutgers program offers cutting-edge research opportunities in the sciences, technology, engineering, and math, as well as the behavioral/social sciences. RISE scholars work under the guidance of a carefully matched faculty mentor, while receiving a stipend, free on-campus housing, and travel reimbursement. The program is open to sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors with strong academic credentials, a passion for research, and an interest in graduate school. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents. Applications from underrepresented minority students and students from disadvantaged or first-generation college families are particularly encouraged.

Visit the program Website for further information or to complete an application.

Students interested in applying may contact Dr. Geoff Hempill at or 718.982.2301 for assistance with their applications. Further information can also be found in the Career and Scholarship Center in Building 1A, Room 105.