SROP participants at 2016 Poster Session

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How to Apply

All Big Ten Academic Alliance institutions share the same SROP online application, allowing you to apply to multiple programs with only one submission of your materials. To apply to The Graduate School at Northwestern's Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP), please submit your application through the SROP online application by February 10, 2019. Make sure to choose Northwestern University if you wish to be considered for our program. Northwestern requires the completion of a separate supplemental application, as well. If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact the Big Ten Academic Alliance SROP Program Manager at or call (217) 244-4899.

Northwestern Supplemental Application

In addition to the Big Ten Academic Alliance SROP application, Northwestern requires applicants to complete a supplemental application to help us identify students who would best fit our graduate programs. Please complete this supplemental application by February 10, 2019 for consideration of SROP 2019. If you have any questions regarding our supplemental application, please contact us at