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Contact SUNFEST:
sunfest@seas.upenn.edu

Mailing Address:
SUNFEST Program
203 Moore Building
University of Pennsylvania
200 S. 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6314

SUNFEST at Penn

Application

Please, read the instructions below before applying. The deadline for application is February 24, 2018.

Application coming soon!

Materials

The SUNFEST application consists of the following:

  • Personal data, educational background, Research interest (see sample projects)
  • Names and emails of two references (recommendation letters need to be sent separately; see below)
  • One page research statement explaining your interest in the program and career goals.
  • Your resume
  • Your transcript (an unofficial transcript can be submitted; however, when accepted you will need to send us an official transcript before the start of the program). If you don't have a pdf file of your transcript you can mail it directly to the address below.
  • NOTE: These three files need to be uploaded as pdf files at the time of your application. (1) your resume; (2) one page research statement and career goals; (3) if available as pdf your transcript.

Recommendation Letters

The two letters of recommendation can be mailed directly by the recommender in a sealed/signed envelope, or can be emailed directly to sunfest@seas.upenn.edu, with the subject line "Recommendation SUNFEST: Your name." Ask the recommender to use one of these form letters: Sunfest-Recommendation (MS Word) | Sunfest-Recommendation (PDF). If the letters are sent by regular mail, send them to the following address:

Jan Van der Spiegel
SUNFEST Program
Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
200 S. 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6390

Requirements for Admission

All applicants must be a U.S. citizens or have permanent residency status. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required. Successful applicants will be notified during the first week of April.

Application coming soon!