PLEASE NOTE: Owing to Hurricane Irma, the application deadline has been extended to Thursday, October 12, 2017. Applications for 2017-2018 opened on September 5, 2017. The Steering Committee will meet within one week of the closing of applications to choose the IDSC Fellows. There will be two reminders before the deadline. The announcement will be emailed to offices of Undergraduate Research, Graduate Office (UM, Med Sch, RSMAS, CoE, CAS), and to student groups at CoE, CAS, Med School, and RSMAS. Media Relations will help publicize it internally (E-Veritas, etc.), and via student media.