Tuition Fee

A tuition fee of $2,450 is due on or before June 1, 2015.  A limited number of partial scholarships are available.  The financial aid form is available on this website and must be included with the application package.  Checks must be made payable to the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  Please send to: Dr. Kenneth R. Mares, 238 Research / UMSL, One University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121 no later than June 1.

Application Fee

There is a $75 non-refundable, application fee that must be included with the application packet postmarked no later than Wednesday, March 26Checks must be made payable to the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Student Parking Permits

Students assigned to mentors at Washington University or Saint Louis University must purchase student parking permits directly from these universities if you need to park a car.  See "Parking/Transportation" on our website for details of all mentor location parking requirements.

Fees for Metrolink Passes

If you determine your child needs a Metrolink pass, they will be available for your child to purchase on the first day of the program. 

Fee for Blood Test

Students assigned to mentors at Washington University School of Medicine are required to obtain a tuberculosis test prior to the program to ensure you are Tuberculosis free. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requires that all STARS students working at the Washington University Medical Center campus participate in Tuberculosis (TB) testing.  More details will be provided later.