Application procedure

 Thank you for your interest in Apollo Utrecht. Applications for 2017-2018 are now closed. We’ll accept applications late 2018 again!

Eligibility – Membership Qualifications

In order to qualify for Apollo, applicants are students at Utrecht University, either:

  • in year 3-6 as a medical student (CRU2006/CRU-PLUS);
  • a SUMMA student at any stage of the 4 year degree.

Selection Criteria

Students are selected based on:

  • Interest in the field of translational medicine
  • Demonstrated leadership, initiative, ‘self-starting behavior’ and out of the box thinking
  • Research experience
  • Evidence of ability to work in a team
  • If a CRU2006 or CRU-PLUS student: preferably a participant of the Honours Master Program

How to apply

In order to apply, fill in the application form. You need to submit the following documents (in PDF format, max. 3 MB per file):

  • CV (max. 2 A4, excluding references and publications)
  • Personal statement / letter of motivation (max. 1 A4)
  • Essay or viewpoint on a translational medicine topic that excites you. There are no set rules for this except for a word limit of 500-1000 words.
  • References where the applicant has previous research experience.

Applicants will receive a confirmation email a couple of days later to confirm that their application has been processed.


  1. Information night, t.b.d.
  2. Application deadline, t.b.d.
  3. Planning of interview, t.b.d.
  4. Interviews, t.b.d.
  5. Results, t.b.d.
  6. First Apollo meeting, t.b.d.

For questions, please send an e-mail to