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About the Program

Application Deadline


rolling admissions thereafter as space permits

Program Start

Oct 9 -18, 2022

Course requirements
3+ Courses



(Excluding scholarships)


Hands-on Project based In-person encouraged but remote participation allowed

Time Commitment​

20-30+ hours per week


The Mars Summer Program (MSP) is an intense  4-6 week multidisciplinary in-person and online program for undergraduates, graduates, and young professionals. The Program provides a detailed technical overview of the science, technologies, and post-arrival activities on the Martian surface.

Curriculum Vitae

CV should demonstrate your experiences, research, and potential to enable life to become multiplanetary.

Letter of Intent

Applicants are encouraged to write a 1page Letter of Intent (750 words max) addressing the factors that have encouraged you to seek education from MarsU. You may also describe your background, personal and professional experiences related to the Program, academia, and professional goals during and after the Program.

Essay Questions

1 (500 word max)


Admission to the Mars Summer Program requires you to to hold a Bachelors degree or be enrolled in a B.S. degree from an accredited higher education institution. For each post-secondary institution you've attended, you should upload a transcript for review.

English Language:

MarsU does not require a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (ELTS) scores for this Program. All participants are expected to have fluency in English  to register and participate.

Application Fee

The application fee is waived for the Program.

Application Requirements
Apply for MSP 2022
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