We are no longer accepting applications for Chem-SEEDS 2015. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until all the positions are filled, at which time the online submission will close. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 16, 2015. Only complete applications will be considered. Selected applicants will be notified as soon as the decision is made; a position is not guaranteed until the applicant formally accepts the offer. To complete an application to Chem-SEEDS you need to:

  1. Complete and submit the online application form
  2. Submit a 2-page statement of purpose describing your background, current career plans and experience as well as your interest and motivation to participate in a summer research experience (Dr. Santiago Sandi-Urena, Chem-SEEDS Coordinator,
  3. Send a transcript to the address listed below
  4. Arrange for two professors to submit letters of recommendation via email to Dr. Santiago Sandi-Urena, Chem-SEEDS Coordinator (

Mailing Address:

Dr. Santiago Sandi-Urena
Chem-SEEDS Coordinator
University of South Florida
Department of Chemistry, CHE 205
4202 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa FL 33620