CUNY-Carnegie Mellon
Summer Research Program

How to Apply


This special program is available to any full-time CUNY student has demonstrated noticeable scholarly ability, drive, and curiosity and meets the following criteria:

Students with an expressed interest in pursuing advanced degrees in sciences, especially agriculturally related sciences, will be given preference. Qualified minority students are particularly encouraged to apply. Contact us for more information about applying.


To complete your application, we need the following:

  1. Online Application
  2. Statement of Purpose
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Two (2) letters of recommendation

Please send the Statement of Purpose, Official Transcripts, and letters of recommendation by mail or email to:

Professor Roberto R. Gil

Carnegie Mellon University

Department of Chemistry

Phone: 412-268-4313

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Financial Information

Statement of Assurance

Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate and Carnegie Mellon University is required not to discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex or handicap in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or other federal, state, or local laws or executive orders.

In addition, Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate in admission, employment or administration of its programs on the basis of religion, creed, ancestry, belief, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Carnegie Mellon does not discriminate in violation of federal, state, or local laws or executive orders. However, in the judgment of the Carnegie Mellon Human Relations Commission, the Presidential Executive Order directing the Department of Defense to follow a policy of, “Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t pursue,” excludes openly gay, lesbian and bisexual students from receiving ROTC scholarships or serving in the military. Nevertheless, all ROTC classes at Carnegie Mellon University are available to all students.

Inquiries concerning application of these statements should be directed to the Provost, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, telephone 412-268-6684 or the Vice President for Enrollment, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, telephone 412-268-2056.

Carnegie Mellon University publishes an annual campus security report describing the university’s security, alcohol and drug, and sexual assault policies and containing statistics about the number and type of crimes committed on the campus during the preceding three years. You can obtain a copy by contacting the Carnegie Mellon Police Department at 412-268-2323. The security report is available through the World Wide Web at

Obtain general information about Carnegie Mellon University by calling 412-268-2000.