Recruiting for Spring 2023 is open

Applications are due December 9, 2022

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  • Commitment to participate in the full program, including in person meetings at MIT in Cambridge
  • Ongoing research project and multiple year research experience

Application process

As part of the application, you will be required to submit:

  • Demographic information
  • A short description (150 words max) of your career interests
  • A short description (150 words max) of what your goals are in participating in the program
  • A description (250 words max) of the research that you would focus on as part of the program
  • Statement that, if you are admitted and accept a position in the program, you agree to participate fully, including attending the mentoring sessions at MIT.


Applications will be reviewed by IMPACT faculty; the top candidates will be notified about selection to the program.

The program is committed to actively engaging groups that are underrepresented in STEM.