SING USA Application

Applicants will be chosen based on the quality of the submitted information. The SING Advisory Board will serve as the selection panel. The Application deadline is January 31, 2020, applicants will be informed of selections by April 30, 2020.


The SING Workshop is open to community college students, university undergraduate students and graduate students, and individuals who would like to continue their education in the sciences.

  • This workshop is open to all Native peoples from anywhere in the Americas, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and members of Canadian First Nation or Metis communities. Documentation should be provided by either (1) evidence of tribal enrollment or certification of Indian status recognized by a government, or (2) a statement outlining the applicant’s Native ancestry.
  • 200 word summary of applicant’s background (focused on education or experiences that relate to the SING workshop)
  • 500 word essay on applicant’s purpose for attending the workshop
  • Curriculum vitae

After completion of the workshop the participants must submit a 2-page evaluation of the SING workshop program to provide organizers feedback that will be used to modify and improve future workshops.

Applicant Background

Please provide a description of your academic background and interest in the SING USA workshop. You will be asked to upload a digital copy of your Curriculum Vitae/Résumé.
Please select the option that best describes your current academic or community standing.
Please provide a 200 word summary of your academic background.
Please provide a 500 word summary of your interest in this workshop.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae/Résumé. One file only. 2 GB limit.

Documentation of Indigenous Ancestry

Please provide documentation or a statement of your Indigenous ancestry. There is an option to upload proof of tribal enrollment or certification.
Please provide a 200 word summary of your Indigenous ancestry.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Proof of tribal enrollment or certification. One file only. 2 GB limit.