Application Information

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, below you will find a list of application materials. The program begins during the summer. It is during this time that the MARC fellows are partnered with a research faculty member in their area of interest.

We will accept applications for the 2019-2020 cohort from December 1, 2018 – January 31, 2019.

To apply to be a MARC U-STAR Fellow you will need to submit the following to

  • Completed and Signed Application
  • Short essay (1000 words) on your professional goals, aspirations for graduate study, research experience, and areas of research interests
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation, two of which will need to be from UNCG professors or instructors. (Your references should be directed to send their letters on your behalf to

Please list the subject line of all emails “MARC U-STAR [YOUR FIRST NAME] [YOUR LAST NAME].”

Click here to download the application form