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Description Key Date
Applications Period **CURRENTLY OPEN FOR 2019**  January 15, 2019 (it is advantageous to submit before the deadline)
Placement Period December 1, 2018 - April 30, 2019
Orientation Webinar - Fellows must attend ONE of these online video conference events. (Registration email will be sent to fellows in May 2018)

Times TBD

Complete Pre-Program Survey June 10, 2019
Fusion Event - To be held at or near each Fellow's research site. Logistical details to follow for each region

Weeks 1 and 2 of the Program (June 10-21)

STAR Summer Research and Education Workshops Begin (each workshop cohort will have their own meeting schedule) June 10, 2019
Pay Period 1 (* Note 1) June 12, 2019
Pay Period 2 (* Note 1) June 26, 2019
Pay Period 3 (* Note 1) July 10, 2019
Pay Period 4 (*Note 1) July 24, 2019
Submit Closing Conference Travel Details Coming in Fall 2019
Pay Period 5 (* Note 1) August 9, 2019
Pay Period 6 (* Note 1) Upon receipt of deliverables
Submit Research Poster/Presentation to site security/export control Site-specific date! (Latest August 9, 2019)
STAR Summer Research and Education Workshops End August 9, 2019
Submit Post-Program Survey September 1, 2019

Research Posters/Oral Presentations and Abstracts:

September 1, 2019

Education Products

September 1, 2019

STAR Research Conference January 17-18, 2020
Photo Upload On-going
Workshop Leader Supply Reimbursements On-going

NOTE 1: STAR files electronic payment requests before this date so that it is most likely that you will receive payment by this date, HOWEVER, each banking institution has different rules and procedures meaning that the funds may be posted to your account 1-2 business days before or after this date. this is beyond our control. Please contact STAR Staff ( if your payment is delayed by more than 3 business days.