MISP Application Process

Eligibility:
The Mayo Innovation Scholars Program is open to current CSB and SJU Juniors and Seniors only; in particular, those who meet a GPA requirement of 3.2 or above.

Preference are given to students from the following majors:

  • Business related: Global Business, Economics, Communication, and Accounting/Finance
  • Natural sciences: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, Natural Science/Integrative Science, Nursing, Nutrition, and Physics

Timeline:
Call for applications takes place August - September, with selections made no later than the first week of October.

Application Materials:
The following items should be submitted as one PDF attachment in the following order:

1. Cover letter/personal statement that explicitly addresses the questions:

  • Why do you want to participate in the Mayo Innovation Scholars Program?
  • What strengths will you bring to this experience?
  • What other time commitments and travel do you have planned for November through March?

2. Your résumé

3. Copy of your transcript

4. Optional - Name of CSB/SJU Faculty Reference that can discuss your research ability, work ethic, and communication skills. 

Submission:
Please submit the above materials through the online application form by September 21, 2018. 

Questions/Tips:

For general questions about the program, students may also contact Lindsey Gutsch, MISP Campus Liaison for CSB/SJU Team, at [email protected].

For helpful tips on writing responses for the cover letter, résumé writing, and interview techniques, please visit the XPD website