The application is a joint application involving the student and the advisor. The advisor will help the student formulate a project. To identify a research advisor please contact a lead faculty listed on the CPU2AL partner institutions webpage.


Applications for CERIF GRAs must include the following documents:


  • Project description (up to three pages), including a set of milestones throughout the year and a project justification explaining how the project is directly related to low-temperature plasma
  • Letter of support from your research advisor
  • Resume (maximum of two pages)
  • Transcripts (official or unofficial) or academic records displaying the name of the institution, name of the student, completed coursework, and grades:
  • Students in graduate school at a CPU2AL partner institution for more than a semester must submit graduate transcripts.
  • New graduate students (without graduate-level grades a CPU2AL partner institution) must submit undergraduate transcripts showing at least the last two years of full-time enrollment.
  • Foreign transcripts must have an English translation.


Once you have gathered the documents above, please apply below. Note that you will need a Google account to complete this application.