Summer Mentorship Experience Application Process
Please note that we will not be placing in India for the 2013 SME.
Applications are due on January 22, 2013 at 9 a.m. Applications submitted at or after 9:01 a.m. will not be
The application is found online at http://ofur-app.rice.edu/application/. To return to your started application go to ofur-app.rice.edu/private. Please follow these instructions explicitly:
For this application you will need:
A headshot photo (jpg)
Unofficial Transcript (PDF)
Completed “SME Supplemental Information and Essays” form in PDF
Contact information for one recommender (name and email)
Complete the online application form at http://ofur-app.rice.edu/application/.
a. Under “Awards/Opportunities” check ONLY
“Summer Mentorship Experience.”
b. Be prepared to upload a photo(.jpg),
transcript(.pdf), and resume(.pdf).
c. E-sign and submit the form.
d. Upon submitting the form, you can visit ofur-app.rice.edu/private and log in with your netID to upload additional items or make changes.
After clicking “submit” you will be directed to a page with
a. Portal – Use this page to update your
b. Recommendation Letters – You will
provide the name and email of a recommender. We will send them a form and they
will complete it electronically. Recommendations are due by Tuesday, January 22
at 9 a.m. Please confirm with your recommender that they agree to write a
recommendation on your behalf before submitting their name. It is your
responsibility to follow-up with your recommender to ensure the recommendation
is complete by the deadline.
c. Essays – Complete the “SME
Supplemental Information and Essays” document (found below). Save it as a PDF, and upload it to the "Essays" section of your application.
i) SME Supplemental Information and Essays
Additional resources to assist you with your application are
i) Tips for Application
ii) Sample Resume
4) No changes to your application will be accepted after 9 a.m. on
Tuesday, January 22, 2013!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the