The Summer Research Initiative (SRI) was created in 1999 by the Office of the Dean in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) and is supported by the Office of the Provost, the Graduate School, the Office of the Vice President for Research and the College. In addition, SRI is made possible, in part, by a grant from the National Science Foundation (AC-SBE AGEP). The program has a special emphasis on population groups underrepresented in the behavioral, social and economic science fields (i.e., African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders).
The February 17th application deadline is quickly approaching for the 2012 Summer Research Initiative (SRI) at the University of Maryland, College Park. Please find enclosed a promotional brochure on SRI. This information and the application material can be found on our website at http://www.bsos.umd.edu/diversity/summer-research-initiative.aspx. We hope you will distribute this to your colleagues and students, reminding them of the urgency of submitting their applications soon. Thanks for helping us get the word out.