Education & Training
Summer Course Application

Instruction to Applicants

The Summer course offered by SCELSE aims to encourage interdisciplinary approaches for better understanding of biofilm driven processes. Hence, applicants with experience and/or demonstrated skills in multiple disciplines are highly encouraged to highlight this in their application or submit additional documents.

Kindly ensure that you have the following documents before you fill the application form -

  • Curriculum vitae bearing your most recent passport-sized photograph
  • A scanned copy of your Passport
  • A scanned copy of your GRE results (if applicable)
  • A scanned copy of your TOEFL results (if applicable/for applicants whose degree is from a university where English is not the main medium of instruction)
  • A scanned copy of your educational certificates and transcripts or other relevant documents
  • A PDF copy of your statement of purpose (not exceeding 1000 words)
  • All documents must bear your name

The application form must be filled in English; and the supporting documents, if not in English,must be accompanied by copies of the English translation of the documents.
Should you give inaccurate details or suppress any material information, your application or the subsequent offer will be declared void.
Process of application is as follows:

  • Once applicant completes the online form and uploads all the required documents, then the applicant should click "submit"
  • Once the application is "Submitted"
    • Emails will be sent to the referee(s) providing directions for the submission of their input
    • It is the applicants responsibility to ensure all recommendation/reference are performed before the deadline 15 March 2018
  • Only successful applicants will be notified by email before 30 April 2018

If you are facing difficulties to submit your application online, please fill in this word document. You can send the completed form and your supporting documents to Ms. Ying Ting ( 

Please send an email to if you have any further queries. 

Admissions Application Form

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Describe your reasons and motivations for applying for SCELSE's Summer Course. What experiences led to your research ambitions. Concisely state your past work in your intended field of study, and your interest in biofilm-driven process. Briefly indicate your career objectives. Your statement should not exceed 1000 words.


Provide the particulars of two senior persons who are not personal friends, and who are familiar with your character and work performance. Ideally, one of these referees should be your supervisor. An auto-generated email will be sent to the referees asking for their evaluation. However, it will be advisable for you to inform them personally about your application as well.

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