The NIH MARC U-STAR Program at NEIU has opened the application process for four positions starting in June 2023. To apply, please follow the instructions below.

Apply for June 2023 admission into the MARC Program by 5 p.m. CST Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an in-person interview with the MARC Program directors (date TBA). All applicants will be notified of their application status in April.

Download the MARC Student Application.

The completed and signed application form and transcript(s) can be uploaded here. The letter of recommendation from faculty can be emailed directly to, or included with your application material.

The MARC Scholars' Handbook and other relevant documents can be found in our Important Documents.

Note: You must be logged into an NEIUport account (Nmail) in order to submit an application.