Science Technology and Research Scholars

Current IU student information

IU freshmen and sophomores can apply

Current freshmen and sophomores can apply to STARS by contacting the Administrative Director at We require that students complete 1-2 semesters of coursework and major in one of the sciences within the College. You should make efforts to explore faculty with whom you’d like to work, interview with the STARS Director and selected faculty, and secure a faculty member’s sponsorship. The STARS Director will consider information gathered by your application, academic performance at IU, personal statements, and interviews.

Current IU College Student Application