MIT's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

Options: Amgen Scholars Program - the MIT Certificate Authority

The Summer 2014 Amgen-UROP Scholars Program runs from Monday, June 9 through Friday, August 8, 2014. Online applications will be accepted from November 1, 2013 through February 1, 2014.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants outside of the MIT community will need to install the MIT Certificate Authority before using the online Amgen Scholars web application. Otherwise, your web browser may indicate a security warning. The MIT Certificate Authority can be installed via the following link: http://ca.mit.edu/mitca.crt .

Detailed certificate installation instructions follow below.

Web Browser Errors

Web browsers without the MIT Certificate Authority may receive one of the following warnings:

Example 1: Internet Explorer

Example 2: Firefox

Installing the MIT Certificate Authority: Microsoft Internet Explorer

Please view the following screenshots as a guide to installing the MIT Certificate Authority via Microsoft Internet Explorer; your installation process may vary slightly depending on your web browser version.

After you have familiarized yourself with the installation process, please click here to download and install the MIT Certificate Authority: http://ca.mit.edu/mitca.crt.

Screenshot 1: Click "Open"

Screenshot 2: Click "Install Certificate..."

Screenshot 3: Click "Next"

Screenshot 4: Click "Next"

Screenshot 5: Click "Finish"

Screenshot 6: Click "Yes"

Screenshot 7: Click "OK"

Installing the MIT Certificate Authority: Mozilla Firefox

Please view the following screenshot as a guide to installing the MIT Certificate Authority via Mozilla Firefox; your installation process may vary slightly depending on your web browser version.

After you have familiarized yourself with the installation process, please click here to download and install the MIT Certificate Authority: http://ca.mit.edu/mitca.crt.

Screenshot 1: Select the first checkbox. Click "OK"

Further Support

If you are still having difficulties accessing your Amgen-Scholars web application after installing the MIT Certificate Authority, please e-mail amgen-scholars@mit.edu for further assistance.