CAPSS 2020

Canadian Astroparticle Physics Summer School

May 10-16, 2020

How to Apply:

For consideration, applicants must send their application package to:

This package shall include:

  • Subject line that reads “CAPSS 2020 YOUR_LAST_NAME FIRST_INITIAL”
  • Their most recent academic transcript (unofficial transcripts are permitted).
  • letter of interest (1 page maximum); this must specify in what year the applicant currently is and confirms they will not have graduated by the time they attend CAPSS 2020.

These documents should be sent attached to the same email and respect the following naming convention:

– FirstnameLastname_Transcript.pdf
– FirstnameLastname_Letter.pdf

We strongly encourage applicants to submit PDF documents, but will also accept DOCX documents.

Additionally, applicants must arrange for one reference letter to be sent to summerschool@mcdonaldinstitute.ca. Applicants should ensure that their referee specifies the name of the applicant their letter is for. It is highly recommended that the reference letter writer can speak to the applicant’s experience and work ethic in Physics or physical science courses, as well as any possible research experience. The letter writer should not be a fellow student. Reference letters must be received by the application deadline.

You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application, and we will only contact you regarding your reference letter if it has not been received by the deadline, so please enquire if you do not receive a confirmation.

The application period is extended, please apply by Feb 14th, 2020.

Application packages must be complete and submitted via email to be considered. Late applications will not be accepted. Packages sent by mail will not be accepted. Once submitted, you will not be able to modify your application package. Successful applicants will be notified by mid February 2020.