MIT Summer Research Program 2019 Applications Open

Amazing | Unforgettable | Enlightening | Life-Changing

The Office of Graduate Education (OGE) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will host its annual MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) from June 9 – August 10, 2019.

We identify talented underrepresented minority – particularly Black/African American, American Indian, Latinx/Hispanic, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander – and underserved undergraduate students who may benefit from a highly-competitive, 9-week, research-intensive experience. We are seeking emerging researchers interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in one of over thirty academic programs at MIT including architecture and planning; engineering; humanities, arts, and social sciences; and science. Additional program details, eligibility requirements and online application can be found on the web at


  • Conduct research in state of the art facilities
  • Receive supervision from MIT faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students
  • Attend weekly academic and professional development seminars
  • Participate in numerous community activities at MIT and in the Boston/Cambridge area
  • MIT provides a weekly stipend, roundtrip travel, and on-campus housing


  • Currently enrolled college Sophomores, Juniors, and non-graduating Seniors
  • Attend a US home institution (or its territories)
  • 3.5 GPA (Based on 4.0 scale)
  • Have genuine interest in research and obtaining PhD
  • African American, Latino, Native American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander, first-generation students, and students from low socio-economic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply

DATES:  June 9 – August 9, 2019

QUESTIONS? MSRP FAQs | | 617-324-8453

IDENTIFY YOUR RESEARCH AREA: MIT faculty, departments and research groups participate in MSRP based on the admitted applicants’ areas of interest.

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