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SRF-Oxford-CTSCC Research Project Application

Be sure to complete the online application in its entirety. Pay particular attention to document naming standards. Starred (*) fields must be answered. Failure to answer required fields completely or properly name documents may result in delayed consideration of your application.

When you have successfully completed the online application, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation, or if you experience any technical issues with the application, please alert the system administrator by submitting a website inquiry.


Contact Information
This information will allow SRF to contact you and conduct an interview.
Academic Information
This information is necessary to evaluate your application.
Academic Standing
Please describe your academic standing. Be sure to note schooling in multiple academic systems, if applicable.
Coursework Experience
The information gathered in the following list will help SRF Education determine your current level of training in various biological science disciplines. Please indicate the highest level of training you received in the following fields.

Please clarify programming and/or statistics experience (i.e. experience with specific languages or specific statistical programs). Be sure to mention your highest level of training in any other disciplines you list here as well.

The additional application documents are an opportunity for you to explain your interest in SENS Research Foundation and research background. Except where otherwise stated, you may submit files in PDF, DOC or DOCX format. The maximum size for each file is 2 MB.

Please provide a copy of your most recent transcript in PDF format. An unofficial transcript is sufficient. If possible, please provide a transcript that lists all of your grades including those from the most recent term (semester or quarter). However, a transcript listing all of your grades to date and your currently enrolled coursework is sufficient if final grades are not available at the time of the submission. Please note that this document will ONLY be accepted in PDF format.

This document should be named as follows: Surname_First Name_Transcript
For example, Greg Chin’s transcript would be called Chin_Greg_Transcript.PDF


Please limit your CV or resume to a maximum of 2 pages. Highlight any prior laboratory or research experience. A brief 1- or 2-line description of your specific contribution to each research project is particularly helpful. For instance, the statement "created the expression construct that allowed us to determine protein localization" quickly clarifies your role in the project. You can delve into the specifics of your research in the cover letter.

The document should be named as follows: Surname_First Name_CV
For example, Greg Chin’s CV or resume document would be called Chin_Greg_CV.doc


Briefly describe why you are interested in participating in the SRF-Oxford-CTSCC Research Project. Although prior research experience is not necessary, the project managers may be able to better leverage your skill set if you have relevant prior experience. Therefore, please also highlight any prior research or scientific writing experience that you feel would be relevant to the current project. The cover letter should not exceed a maximum of 1 page.

This document should be named as follows: Surname_First Name_CL
For example, Greg Chin’s personal statement document would be called Chin_Greg_CL.doc


Letter of Recommendation

A letter of recommendation is not required. However, if you would like to submit one, please ask your recommender to email your recommendation to Please note that letters directly submitted by students will not be accepted.

If you have any questions, you may email the SRF Director of Education at