Application Process and Interview

Ochieng, SamwelYou will be asked to write a personal statement as a part of the application. Please be sure to include the reasons you want to participate in the EHS-TRUE Program. A good resource for general information regarding environmental health science is the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (www.niehs.nih.gov)

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Download an EHS-TRUE Application Worksheet and follow the directions to submit your final application online via Qualtrics. Your final online application is due by 5:00 p.m. Arizona Time on February 1, 2022. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

A letter of recommendation is only required if you have prior independent research experience. The letter of recommendation must be from a member of the research group, preferably the primary scientist. Please direct your recommender to e-mail the letter to Jennifer Cubeta, UBRP Director, at cubeta@arizona.edu. Letters must be received by 5:00 p.m. Arizona Time on February 1, 2022 to be considered.

EHS-TRUE applicants will be screened and finalists will be interviewed the during February. Those selected for the program will be notified by March 1 and will have the month of March to interview with prospective mentors. Mentor/mentee pairings will be finalized by April 1 and the mentor will complete a commitment form indicating who the student’s immediate supervisor and time approver are. Applicants selected to participate must attend a payroll meeting (during the spring semester), UBRP summer orientation (May 16, 2022), and the UBRP Ethics Retreat (Summer 2022).

If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Cubeta, UBRP Director, at cubeta@arizona.edu.