CSU McNair Scholars

Opportunities for McNair Scholars

On this page, one can find up-to-date lists of unique opportunities for undergraduate students interested in opportunities to perform and present research.

 


Links to Other Lists, Databases, and National-Level Programs Pertaining to Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities

American Mathematical Society: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)

Link: http://www.ams.org/employment/reu.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Mathematics
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend: n/a
Description: A searchable database of Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs).
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: n/a

 

Association of American Medical Colleges: Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

Link: https://www.aamc.org/members/great/61052/great_summerlinks.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Fields relating to medicine
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend: n/a
Description: A list of summer undergraduate research programs.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: n/a

 

BestColleges.com: Women in STEM

Link: http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/women-in-stem/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: STEM-related fields
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Women
Eligibility: These opportunities are specifically for women
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A site discussing the unique challenges facing women and STEM, which additionally contains a list of scholarships for female students.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

Carolinas HealthCare System Summer Research Scholars Program

Link: https://www.carolinashealthcare.org/research-clinical-trials/summer-and-research-scholars-program
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biochemistry, cell biology, clinical trials, molecular biology, outcomes research, physiology, proteomics and other disciplines
Contact Information: Willie.A.Walker@carolinashealthcare.org
Group(s) Targeted: Applicants must have successfully completed primary and secondary education as well as at least two years of an undergraduate program at an accredited institution.  Under-represented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: Undergraduate overall GPA: 3.5; undergraduate math and science GPA: 3.6; completion of at least two full years of undergraduate study; a sincere desire to engage in original research as a member of a team
Dates: 2018 dates TBD
Stipend: n/a
Description: A program of instruction in research for selected medical students and graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in accredited colleges and universities; Summer scholars work closely with mentors who are performing original research in the clinics or laboratories of Carolinas HealthCare System.
Application Deadline: 2018 deadline TBD
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: September 13, 2017

 

Committee on Institutional Cooperation: Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

Link: http://www.cic.net/students/srop/introduction
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, low-income students, and first-generation students.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, completion of at least two semesters as an undergraduate student, minimum one semester of education remaining, serious interest in a Ph.D.
Dates: n/a
Stipend: n/a
Description: A program for sophomores and juniors seeking to prepare for graduate studies via faculty-mentored summer research.
Application Deadline: February 10, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

The Leadership Alliance: Summer Research - Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)

Link: http://www.theleadershipalliance.org/programs/summer-research
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders), students with disabilities, and low-income students.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, completion of at least two semesters as an undergraduate student, minimum one semester of education remaining, serious interest in a Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D.
Dates: n/a
Stipend: n/a
Description: A summer research program for sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate students with aspirations to pursue Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. degrees
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

National Science Foundation (NSF): Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.jsp
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Astronomical Sciences; Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences; Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Cyberinfrastructure; Department of Defense (DoD); Earth Sciences; Education and Human Resources; Engineering; Ethics and Values Studies; International Science and Engineering; Materials Research; Mathematical Sciences; Ocean Sciences; Physics; Polar Programs; Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR); and Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description:  A variety of research opportunities sponsored by the National Science Foundation, involving programming for small groups of undergraduate students working collectively at a variety of sites.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

National Institutes of Health: Summer Internship Program (SIP)*

Link: https://www2.training.nih.gov/apps/publicForms/sip/forms/sipApp.aspx
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits:  n/a
Description: A summer internship program with the National Institutes of Health.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

The Nucleus

Link: http://www.compadre.org/student/research/browse.cfm
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Astronomy and Physics
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A list of summer undergraduate research programs.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

Pathways to Science

Link: http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/index.aspx
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: STEM-related fields
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A searchable database of summer research opportunities.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 


Links to Individual, Site-Specific Opportunities

American College Testing (ACT): Summer Internship Program

Link: https://www.act.org/aboutact/careers/summerintern.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Applied Psychology; Business Analytics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Management; Data Architecture, Human/Computer Interaction, Educational Psychology, Information Systems, Project Management, and Psychology
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Minimum 2.8 GPA; junior or senior status; completion of advanced coursework in field
Dates: June 5 - August 4, 2017 (9 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A paid 8-week to 10-week internship giving students the opportunity to obtain workplace-relevant experience in their field of study.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Boise State University: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Raptor Research (REU-RR)

Link: http://biology.boisestate.edu/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Raptor Research
Contact Information: Dr. Jim Belthoff (reu-rr@boisestate.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; full-time student status; not graduating before Fall 2016
Dates: There will be no summer REU for 2017; the program may recommence in 2018 or 2019.
Stipend/Benefits: $5,250 stipend, campus housing, supplemental money for some meals, traveling expenses
Description:  A summer program in which students engage in biological research using birds of prey as model systems.
Application Deadline: There will be no summer REU for 2017; the program may recommence in 2018 or 2019.
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Boise State University: Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Mathematics

Link: http://math.boisestate.edu/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Algebra, Combinatorics, Game Theory, Genome Biology, Information Security, Number Theory, and Search Optimization
Contact Information: Dr. Liljana Babinkostova (liljanababinkostova@boisestate.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from groups underrepresented in STEM fields (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders); students with disabilities; and students enrolled in minority, women’s, or non-doctoral institutions.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident (necessary to receive NSF funding; international students with alternate funding sources will also be considered); not graduating before the time of the REU
Dates: May 30 - July 28, 2017 (9 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,200 stipend, campus housing, meal allowance, $650 in traveling expenses, 3 credit hours
Description: A summer program in which students engage in independent research in fields relating to mathematics.
Application Deadline: n/a (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Boston University: Summer Training as Research Scholars (STaRs)

Link: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/gms/admissions/stars/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences
Contact Information: starsgms@bu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders).
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, rising junior or rising senior status, declared major in a basic biomedical or life science
Dates: June 5 - August 11, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,800 stipend, campus housing, $1,000 in laboratory supplies; traveling/conference expenses
Description: A summer program designed to foster undergraduate students' skills with regard to entry in graduate programs in the biomedical sciences.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Boston University: Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Link: http://www.bu.edu/urop/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Applied Statistics, Cognitive Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Public Health, and Social Work
Contact Information: urop@bu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: June - August, 2017
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A variety of opportunities for faculty-guided research, internships, and scholarships.
Application Deadline: September 13, 2017 (Fall Session); December 6, 2017 (Spring Session); March 1, 2018 (Summer Session)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Caltech: AMGEN Scholars Program

Link: http://www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/amgen_scholars
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering
Contact Information: sfp@caltech.edu (Tel. 626-395-2885 | Fax: 626-389-5467)
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, female students, first-generation college students, geographically-underrepresented students, educationally and financially disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; minimum 3.2 GPA; sophomore, junior, or non-graduating senior status; completion of the second semester or third quarter at the applicant’s university; free from academic sanction; prior research experience; serious interest in a Ph.D.
Dates: June 19 - August 25, 2017
Stipend/Benefits: $600 weekly stipend (paid in two lump installments); $500 housing allowance (campus housing available)
Description:  A summer, faculty-mentored research program for sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or MD.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Caltech: Student-Faculty Programs

Link: http://sfp.caltech.edu/programs
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: STEM-related fields
Contact Information: sfp@caltech.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A number of research opportunities and programs related to STEM disciplines.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

Case Western Reserve University: Academic Careers in Engineering and Science (ACES+)

Link: https://www.case.edu/aces/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics
Contact Information: sfp@caltech.edu heather.burton@case.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: May 30 – August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $3,500 stipend; support for meals, housing, travel, and supplies
Description: This 10-week program offers undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate careers with the opportunity to perform one-on-one mentored research.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

Case Western Reserve University: Heart, Lung and Blood (HLB) Summer Research Program

Link: http://casemed.case.edu/gradprog/summer.cfm
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences (Heart, Lungs, and Blood)
Contact Information: Monica Montano (Ph.D. Director - monica.montano@case.edu | Tel. 216-368-3378); Joseph Williams (MPA Coordinator - jxw26@case.edu | Tel. 216-368-0529); Malana Bey (HLB Program Administrator - malana.bey@case.edu | Tel. 216-368-5655)
Group(s) Targeted: This program is specifically for students underrepresented in the Biomedical Sciences. Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Puerto Ricans, Pacific Islanders, low-income students, and students with disabilities are among the populations encouraged to apply
Eligibility: Not graduating before the time of the program
Dates: May 30 - August 4, 2017 (11 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $1,750 monthly stipend, $500 travel allowance, possible support (up to $1,800) for dormitory housing
Description:  A summer program engaging undergraduate and medical students in biomedical research relating to Cardiology, Pulmonology, Hematology, and Sleep Disorders
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

Case Western Reserve University: National Science Foundation Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: https://engineering.case.edu/emac/research/NSF_research_experience_for_undergraduates
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Materials Science and Engineering; and Polymer Science and Engineering
Contact Information: David A. Schiraldi (reu-polymers@case.edu | Fax: 216-368-4202)
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, female students, and students from primarily-undergraduate institutions.
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: May 30 - August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,500 stipend, campus housing, meals, travelling expense
Description: A summer program offering research assignments in polymer nanocomposites, layered materials, polymer chemistry, functional and responsive systems, high performance materials, biomedical devices, polymer rheology, polymer processing.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Case Western Reserve University: Summer Undergraduate Research in Pharmacology

Link: http://pharmacology.case.edu/education/surp.aspx
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Pharmacology
Contact Information: lmp98@case.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Strong academic record, completion of at least one laboratory course prior to application
Dates: May 30 – August 4, 2017
Stipend/Benefits: $3,000 stipend, housing, food allowance
Description: A summer program for sophomores and juniors that involves “hands on” research in molecular pharmacology.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Center for Selective C-H Functionalizaton: CCHF Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CSURP)

Link: http://nsf-cchf.com/CSURP/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, female students, and students from schools with limited research opportunities.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning, good academic standing, serious interest in C–H Functionalization
Dates: June - August 2018 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, traveling expenses
Description: A supervised summer research program for undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
Application Deadline: Deadline for Applications & Transcripts: February 8, 2018; Deadline for Reference Letters: February 15, 2018
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: October 4, 2017

 

Clarkson University:  McNair Scholars Achievement Program

Link: https://www.clarkson.edu/mcnair
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Engineering, Sciences, Mathematics, Physics
Contact Information: 315-268-6669; cupo@clarkson.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: You can be considered if you • Are a citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S. • Are enrolled in good standing (min. 2.8 GPA) in a degree program at an institution of higher education • Have completed your second year (before the first summer of participation) • Are a member of a low-income family and your parent(s) did not complete a bachelor’s degree or you belong to a group that is underrepresented in graduate education (African American, Native American, Hispanic American)
Dates: May 20 – 27, 2018
Stipend: stipend, room and board
Description: Nine week in-residence summer research program
Application Deadline: January 20, 2018
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: October 31, 2017

 

Cleveland State University: Rehabilitation Engineering at CSU: A Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

Link: https://www.csuohio.edu/engineering/recsu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, majoring in a field relating to engineering, science, mathematics, technology, or computer science as of Fall 2017
Dates: June 4 – August 11, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, meals, travelling expenses
Description: This ten-week program funded by the National Science Foundation that focuses on developing technologies to improve the lives of people with movement disabilities.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation: Emerging Leaders: US-China Study Delegation

Link: https://cbcfinc.academicworks.com/opportunities/342
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: STEM-related fields
Contact Information: Deirdre Ellis (Program Coordinator - dellis@cbcfinc.org | Tel. 202-263-5712)
Group(s) Targeted: The program is specifically for African-Americans.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; minimum 3.0 GPA; completing one’s second, third, or fourth year of college as of May 2016; living or attending school in a Congressional Black Caucus member district; enrolled in a historically black college or university, a minority-serving institution, or a predominantly white institution; in possession of a passport at the time of application.
Dates: June 1 – June 18, 2017 (2 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Housing costs, meal allowance, and traveling expenses
Description: A study abroad program designed to provide twenty African-American students with opportunities to learn Mandarin and experience Chinese culture.
Application Deadline: February 26, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017


Emory University: Research Experience in Mathematics

Link: http://www.mathcs.emory.edu/~ono/REUs/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Mathematics
Contact Information: Ken Ono: ono@mathcs.emory.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Most of the participants will be US citizens or permanent residents who are presently enrolled in a US undergraduate institution or high school who are adequately prepared for the program.
Eligibility: n/a
Dates:  June 4 - July 13, 2018 
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend & free accommodations
Description: A summer research experience in Mathematics for 10-14 undergraduate students.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2018 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: September 19, 2017

 

German Academic Exchange Service (DADD): Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)*

Link: https://www.daad.de/rise/en/rise-germany/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Engineering, and Physics
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A program offering students from North American and British universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

Harvard Medical School: Summer Clinical and Transitional Research Program

Link: https://mfdp.med.harvard.edu/dcp-programs/college/summer-clinical-and-translational-research-program
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from students attending Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS) and Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) NIH-funded institutions, historically black colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and/or Tribal Colleges with baccalaureate degree programs.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, U.S. noncitizen national, or permanent resident; sophmore, junior, or senior status.
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: Paid internship, housing, $400 travel reimbursement
Description: This 10-week internship offers both British and North American undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct mentored, clinical/translational research, in addition to offering workshops on research methodology, health disparities, ethics, career paths, and the graduate school, and themedical school application process.
Application Deadline: December 21, 2016 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Diversity Summer Internship Program (DSIP) for Undergraduates

Link: http://www.jhsph.edu/offices-and-services/office-of-student-life/diversity-summer-internship-program-for-undergraduates/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences and Public Health
Contact Information: jhspdiverse@jhu.edu | Tel: 410-502-2487 | Fax: 410-502-9809
Group(s) Targeted: The program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education and low-income students.
Eligibility: Enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning, two years of undergraduate study completed prior to the beginning of the program
Dates: May 28 - August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend (minimum $3,000), cost of housing
Description: A summer program that provides undergraduates with graduate-level, independent research projects relating to the biomedical sciences or to public health.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED; Applications for 2018 will open in November, 2017)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

Kansas State University: The K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) Summer Research Fellowship

Link: http://www.ag.k-state.edu/about/diversity/ksre-fellowship/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Agricultural-Related Sciences
Contact Information: Zelia Wiley (Interim Associate Provost for Diversity - zwiley@ksu.edu |Tel. 785-532-6276); Terri Blackmon (Interim Diversity Programs Coordinator - tblackmon1213@ksu.edu | 785-532-5793)
Group(s) Targeted: 1890s, 1994s Land Grant Institution and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HIS)
Eligibility: Applicants must be American citizens or have legal resident alien status. Applicants should have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, be majoring agricultural sciences or a related field, and have a career goal that includes graduate-level education of at least two years beyond the B.S. or B.A. degree. Only students who will complete the bachelor's degree on or after May 2017 are eligible to apply.
Dates: June 5 - July 28, 2017 (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $2,500 stipend
Description: Participants selected to be in the KSRE Summer Research Fellowship will be paired with faculty in research projects that match a participant’s interests. Faculty and other members of the research team are committed to working closely with the participants to train them in research techniques as well as regularly discussing their projects and progress.
Application Deadline: February 10, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: May 30, 2017

 

Kansas State University: Research Experience for Undergraduates: Interactions of Matter, Light and Learning

Link: www.phys.ksu.edu/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Physics
Contact Information: reu@phys.ksu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, first generation students, and students from institutions with limited opportunities for undergraduate research.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; 3.0 cumulative GPA; at least sophomore standing; must not graduate before Fall 2017
Dates: May 29 – August 5, 2017
Stipend/Benefits: $5,200 stipend; housing and meals; $500 for travel support
Description: An experience designed to help students prepare for graduate school and other advanced study through direct research experience with a faculty member and weekly seminars on graduate school preparation and professional development.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Kansas State University: Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (SUROP)

Link: http://www.k-state.edu/grad/academics/surop/surop.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Opportunities available for students in a variety of disciplines.
Contact Information: gdschgra@ksu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, first generation students, and students from institutions with limited opportunities for undergraduate research.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; 3.0 cumulative GPA; at least sophomore standing; must not graduate before Fall 2017
Dates: May 30 - July 28, 2017
Stipend/Benefits: $4,500 stipend, $300 for travel support, campus housing
Description: An experience designed to help students prepare for graduate school and other advanced study through direct research experience with a faculty member and weekly seminars on graduate school preparation and professional development.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Kennedy Kreiger Institute: Maternal Health Health-Leadership Education, Advocacy & Research Network (MCH-LEARN)

Link: www.kennedykrieger.org/mch-learn
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Public Health
Contact Information: MCH-LEARN@kennedykrieger.org | (443) 923-5901
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident; minimum 3.0 GPA; sophomore or junior status; Interest in pursuing a career in an MCH field (ex: pediatric medicine, nutrition, social work, nursing, pediatric dentistry, psychology, health education, pediatric occupational / physical therapy, speech language pathology, public health)
Dates: May 29- August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $3,500 stipend, small stipend for academic year work
Description: A 10-week summer and academic year program focusing on public health, clinical, and research experiences.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Kennedy Kreiger Institute: Public Health Leadership and Learning Undergraduate Student Success (PLLUSS) Program

Link: http://www.kennedykrieger.org/professional-training/professional-training-programs/rise-programs/plluss-program
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Public Health
Contact Information: PLLUSS@kennedykrieger.org
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; minimum 3.0 GPA, sophomore or junior status, majoring or minoring in Public Heath
Dates: May 29- August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $3,500 stipend, campus housing, traveling expenses
Description: A multiple site program providing sophomores and juniors with mentored research, conferencing, and publication opportunities relating to public health.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Medical University of South Carolina: Summer Undergraduate Program (SURP)

Link: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/grad/summer_research_program/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences, Cardiovascular Biology, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience, and Marine Biomedical Environmental Health
Contact Information: Leonard E. Egede (Short Term Research Training in Metabolic Diseases  - egedel@musc.edu | Tel. 843-792-2969); Donald R. Menick (Short Term Research Training For Minority Medical Students in Cardiovascular Research  - menickd@musc.edu | Tel. 843-876-5045); Keith Kirkwood (Short Term Research Training in Oral and Craniofacial Biology  - harleylu@musc.edu | Tel. 843-792-2327); Judy R. Dubno (Short Term Research Training in Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences  - dubnojr@musc.edu | Tel. 843-792-7978); Stephanie Brown-Guion (Summer Program College of Graduate Studies Dean's Office  - browngu@musc.edu | Tel. 843-876-2408)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, full-time student status, rising junior or senior status, completion of at least two full years of college course work (or prior involvement in significant research opportunities), good academic standing, serious interest in biomedical sciences and biomedical research
Dates: May 29 – August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 living allowance, $1,000 housing allowance
Description:  A summer program offering sophomores and juniors opportunities to conduct faculty-mentored, graduate-level research in the biomedical sciences.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

MIT: Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

Link: http://web.mit.edu/urop/index.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description:  A variety of undergraduate research opportunities in numerous fields.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

MIT: Department of Biology, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Center for Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Research Internship

Link: https://biology.mit.edu/outreach_initiatives/UG_summer_internship 
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biochemistry; Biology; Cancer Biology; Cell Biology; Chemical Biology; Cognitive Sciences; Computational and Systems Biology; Computational Neuroscience; Developmental Biology; Genetics; Genomics; Human Genetics; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Microbiology; Molecular Biology; Molecular Medicine and Human Disease; Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience; Neurobiology; Systems Neuroscience; Plant Biology; Structural Biology; Systems Biology; and Virology
Contact Information: msrpbio@mit.edu
Group(s) Targeted: The program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, first-generation students, and low-income students.
Eligibility: Minimum 3.5 GPA in the sciences, sophomore or junior status (seniors completing five-year programs may also apply), serious interest in basic research and a career in the sciences
Dates: June 1 - August 12, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, campus housing, travel allowance
Description:  A research-intensive summer training program for sophomores and juniors interested in research careers in the biological sciences, biomedical sciences, and neurosciences.
Application Deadline: January 30, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

MIT: MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP)

Link: http://odge.mit.edu/undergraduate/msrp/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: n/a
Contact Information: msrpbio@mit.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders), first-generation students, and low-income students.
Eligibility: Minimum 3.5 GPA; enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning (other than MIT); sophomore, junior, or non-graduating senior status; serious interest in research and pursuing a Ph.D.
Dates: June 5 – August 6, 2016 (9 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, campus housing, traveling expenses
Description:  A summer research program for sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors.
Application Deadline: January 30, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Biomedical Research for University Services in Health Sciences

Link: http://cvm.msu.edu/research/student-research/undergraduate-student-summe...
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences, Health Sciences
Contact Information: summerresearch@cvm.msu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: The program is specifically for students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders), low-income students, and students with disabilities.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or legal resident residing in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam; enrolled as an undergraduate at a four-year, accredited U.S. institution of higher learning; good academic standing; able to fully commit to the research training program on the Michigan State campus for twelve weeks; qualifies as a student from a group underrepresented in higher education or a low-income student or a student with a disability
Dates: May 15 - August 5, 2017 (12 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, additional funds available for program-related expenses
Description: This program is designed to provide research exposure and grad school preparation opportunities for students from groups underepresented in higher education
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Cross-Disciplinary Training in Sustainable Chemistry and Chemical Processes Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: https://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/web/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Chemistry
Contact Information: sccp@chemistry.msu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; pursuing a degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other related disciplines
Dates: May 19 - July 27, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,500 stipend, housing, meals, $700 travel allowance, possibility for research abroad
Description: A summer research opportunity for undergraduate students, focusing on sustainable chemistry and chemical processes.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Department of Physics and Astronomy Research Experience for Undergraduates

Link: http://www.pa.msu.edu/REU/2017-program
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Accelerator Physics, Astrophysics, Biophysics, Computational Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Low Temperature Physics, Nanoscience, Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics, Physics Education, Psychoacoustics, Theoretical Physics
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen; sophomore or junior status; completion of at least one basic physics course or enrollment in at least one advanced physics course
Dates: May 30 - August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, housing, meals, $400 travel allowance
Description: This program offers one-on-one, faculty-led research experiences for twelve students.
Application Deadline: February 17, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (EnSURE)

Link: https://www.egr.msu.edu/academics/graduate/ensure
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Engineering; Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering; Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Computational Mathematics; Computer Science and Engineering; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Science and Engineering
Contact Information: n/a
Eligibility: Minimum 3.2 GPA, enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. (or Puerto Rican) institution of higher learning, returning for one or more semesters of undergraduate study after the summer of 2016, able to fully commit to employment on the Michigan State campus for ten weeks, not taking coursework during the summer of 2016 (exceptions allowable for up to four credit hours’ worth of online coursework), at least 18 years of age by May 1, 2017
Dates: May 22 through July 28, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $12.50/per hour wages (Students must cover the cost of housing, food, and travel)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Description: An "internship in graduate school" providing participants with opportunities to be involved in research in fields relating to engineering.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://www.kbs.msu.edu/education/undergraduate-program/research-experiences-for-undergraduates-reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Ecological Sciences
Contact Information: KBSsummer@kbs.msu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education and students attending schools with limited research opportunities.
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: May 21 – August 4, 2017 (11 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, housing, meals, $500 travel allowance, $300 research allowance
Description: A full-time summer research opportunity for undergraduate students
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017 (PASSED); New applications will be available in December, 2017
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Lyman Briggs College Undergraduate Research Institute

Link: http://lymanbriggs.msu.edu/SURIEM/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Experimental Mathematics
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Dates: May 22 - July 15, 2017 (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, campus housing, meal allowance, traveling expenses
Description: A summer research opportunity in applied and discrete mathematics.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017 (Deadline is not absolute, but preference will be given to applications received by the deadline)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Summer Undergraduate Physician-Scientist-Training Education and Research Program (SUPER)

Link: http://com.msu.edu/DO-PhD-Program/SUPER.htm
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Medical Sciences
Contact Information: mccormi1@msu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.5 GPA (exceptions may be made for students with extensive research experience), sophomore or junior status, miminum two semesters of past research experience, serious interest in graduate and medical education the biomedical sciences and in attaining a DO/Ph.D.
Dates: May 30 - August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $2,500 stipend, campus housing (Students must have access to a vehicle of their own in order to participate in the shadowing portion of the program.)
Description:  An opportunity for students interested in a DO/Ph.D. programs and careers as physician-scientists to conduct research and be exposed to clinical care.
Application Deadline: April 14, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Plant Genomics at MSU Research Experience for Undergraduates

Link: https://plantgenomics.natsci.msu.edu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Plant Genomics and Plant Science
Contact Information: Cornelius Barry (barrycs@msu.edu | Tel. 517-884-6959); Robert Last (lastr@msu.edu
 | Tel. 517-432-3278); Krystle Wiegert-Rininger Michigan State University (wiegertk@msu.edu or plantgen@msu.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: May 21 – July 29, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A research and training program for undergraduates interested in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, bioinformatics, and computational sciences.
Application Deadline: February 8, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Michigan State University: Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

Link: http://grad.msu.edu/srop/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Integrative Biology of Social Behaviors, Mathematics, Physics, and Plant Genomics
Contact Information: Steven D. Thomas (msusrop@grd.msu.edu | Tel. 517-432-3268)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. (or U.S.-territory based) institution of higher learning, completion of at least two semesters of undergraduate study, returning for one or more semesters of undergraduate study after the summer of 2016, serious interest in pursuing a graduate degree
Dates: Third weekend of May – Last weekend of July, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, campus housing, meals, traveling expenses
Description:  A STEM-focused program designed to increase the number of domestic undergraduate students who pursue graduate study and careers in teaching and research at colleges and universities.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Ohio State University: Center for Emergent Materials Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://cem.osu.edu/education-and-outreach/reu/reu-summer-2015/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Chemistry; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Physics; and Materials Science and Engineering
Contact Information: mccombs.75@osu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in engineering or physical sciences.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, majoring in Chemistry, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science, and/or Physics
Dates: May 14 – July 22, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, limited traveling expenses
Description:  A summer research program involving a wide range of research projects where undergraduate students will learn to address scientific issues.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: October 25, 2016

 

Ohio State University: Center for RNA Biology Summer Undergraduate Program

Link: http://rna.osu.edu/education-and-outreach/undergraduate-program/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: RNA Biology
Contact Information: mikesell.22@osu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Minimum 3.5 GPA, junior or senior status, serious interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in RNA Biology
Dates: May 30 – July 28, 2017 (9 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,250 stipend, campus housing, meal allowance
Description: An undergraduate summer research program focusing on RNA-related studies.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Ohio State University: Department of Molecular Genetics Research Opportunity for Undergraduates

Link: https://molgen.osu.edu/research-experience-undergraduates
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Genetics
Contact Information: mgreu@osu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in engineering or physical sciences, and students attending two-year institutions or schools with limited research opportunities.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning, full-time sophomore or junior status (strong applications from freshmen will be considered), completion of basic course work in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
Dates: May 30 – July 28, 2016 (9 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, meal allowance
Description: An undergraduate research program focusing on the use of model organisms and molecular biology techniques to address fundamental questions in biology, while preparing students for successful graduate study in molecular life sciences.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: November 8, 2016

 

Ohio State University: Sampling Advanced Mathematics for Minority Students (SAMMS)

Link: http://samms.osu.edu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Mathematics
Contact Information: samms@math.osu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: The program is specifically for students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education.
Eligibility: Qualifies as a student from a group underrepresented in higher education
Dates: July 10 – August 4, 2017 (4 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A summer course for students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education who are considering advanced studies in mathematics beyond the undergraduate level.
Application Deadline: No deadline, although applications will be reviewed from March through April.
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Ohio State University: Stone Lab’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Scholarship Program

Link: http://ohioseagrant.osu.edu/research/reu
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Ecology, Fisheries Management, Ichthyology, Limnology, and Ornithology
Contact Information: Justin Chaffin (chaffin.46@osu.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a (5 – 8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Hourly salary, campus housing, meals
Description: A 5-week research internship for undergraduates involving explorations of the Lake Erie islands and data collection aimed at solving pressing issues in the Great Lakes region.
Application Deadline: February 6, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Purdue University: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Molecular and Biochemical Analysis of Proteins

Link: https://ag.purdue.edu/biochem/Pages/REU.aspx
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biochemistry
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in STEM-related fields.
Eligibility: Enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning, minimum 3.0 GPA, completion of at least four semesters as an undergraduate student, minimum one semester of education remaining, able to meet National Science Foundation Citizenship Requirements
Dates: May 22 - July 28, 2017
Stipend/Benefits: $5250 stipend, campus housing, $750 meal allowance
Description: A program spanning a wide range of student research projects mentored by faculty at Purdue's Department of Biochemistry.
Application Deadline: February 10, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Rutgers University: Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE)

Link: http://rise.rutgers.edu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biology; Engineering; Physics; Mathematics; and Social Sciences
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, first-generation students, low-income students, students who have pursued non-traditional paths to education, and students attending schools with limited research opportunities.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, full-time sophomore status of higher (strong applications from freshmen will be considered)
Dates: May 31 - August 5, 2016 (9 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, campus housing, $500 travel reimbursement
Description: A 10-week program for undergraduates involving faculty-guided research in biology, physics, social sciences, math, engineering, and interdisciplinary studies.
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI): Internship Opportunities

Link: http://www.stri.si.edu/english/education_fellowships/internships/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Tropical Research
Contact Information: fellows@si.edu; strireu@si.edu (REU programs only)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Undergraduate, recent graduate (post-bachelor’s) or beginning graduate student
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: $800 stipend
Description: Internships for undergraduates, recent graduates (post-bachelor’s) and beginning graduate students interested in advancing their professional goals and intellectual skills under the guidance of a scientist working at STRI.
Application Deadline: October 15, 2016 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

UNCF: Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards

Link: http://umsi.uncf.org/sif#ScienceResearchScholarshipAwards
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Engineering
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: African-Americans
Eligibility: Of African American (Black) descent; U.S. citizen or permanent resident; enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning; minimum 3.3 GPA; junior status; major in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, or Engineering (Applicants majoring in the physical sciences must have completed two semesters of organic chemistry by the end of the 2015-16 academic year); committed to and available for a summer internship at a Merck facility
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: Scholarship award up to $30,000 (with up to $25,000 towards tuition, room and board, and billable fees)
Description: A research scholarship award for African-American undergraduate students studying the life sciences, physical sciences, or engineering
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: n/a

 

United States Department of Homeland Security: Science and Technology Directorate Summer Internship Program

Link: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: STEM-related Fields
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen; minimum 3.3 GPA; full-time sophomore, junior, senior or graduate status; at least 18 years of age as of May 1, 2016; pursuing long-term career goals aligned with the Department of Homeland Security's mission and objectives
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: $6,000 stipend for undergraduates
Description:  A 10-week, summer internship program for graduate and undergraduate students in STEM-related fields.
Application Deadline: December 7, 2016 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

United States Department of Homeland Security: Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNO) Summer Internship Program

Link: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/details/1626
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Advanced Analytics; Materials Research and Supporting Technology; Nuclear Forensics; Program Management; Radiation Detection; and Shielded Special Nuclear Material (SNM) Detection
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen; minimum 3.3 GPA; full-time sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate status; at least 18 years of age as of May 1, 2017; majoring in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field with interest in nuclear detection and radiological and nuclear threats; a pursuing long-term career goals aligned with the Department of Homeland Security's mission and objectives
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: $600-700 weekly stipend, travelling expenses
Description:  A summer internship program for graduate and undergraduate students in STEM-related fields; focuses on work "implementing domestic nuclear detection efforts for a managed and coordinated response to radiological and nuclear threats, as well as integration of federal nuclear forensics programs."
Application Deadline: January 25, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Alabama: Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program

Link: http://www.uab.edu/medicine/sibs/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences
Contact Information: SIBS@uab.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, sophomore or junior status (applications from freshmen who have sophomore standing due to AP credits will be considered)
Dates:TBA (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $2,500 stipend, campus housing
Description: An 8-week summer research program for sophomores and juniors involving training in the techniques of modern biology.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Arizona: Biosphere 2 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Program

Link: http://biosphere2.org/education/research-experiences-for-undergraduates
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Atmospheric Sciences; Biology; Ecology; Engineering; Geology; Geochemistry; Hydrology; and Physics
Contact Information: Katernia Dontsova (dontsova@email.arizona.edu); Kevin Bonine (ebonine@email.arizona.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: The program is specifically for students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Hawaiian Natives, and Pacific Islanders).
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; minimum 3.0 GPA, freshman, sophomore, or junior status; majoring in a field pertinent to environmental or earth sciences (i.e. Atmospheric Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Geology, Hydrology, Mathematics, Physics, Plant Sciences, Soil Science)
Dates: June 5 - August 11, 2017
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, meal allowance, $500 travel allowance
Description: An opportunity for sophomores, juniors, and seniors to conduct guided research in environmental and Earth systems science.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Arizona: Electrical and Computer Engineering Cat Vehicle Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://catvehicle.arizona.edu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Contact Information: Nancy Emptage (emptagen@email.arizona.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States, undergraduate status, good academic standing
Dates: June - August, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits:  $5,000 stipend, housing, meals $600 travel allowance
Description: This research experience for undergraduates (REU) engages students in studying the application of autonomous ground vehicles.  This summer program has space for ten funded undergraduate students to participate in immersive research experience.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED); New applications will be available in December, 2017
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Arizona: Integrated Optics for Native American Undergraduates (IOU) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://cian-erc.webhost.uits.arizona.edu/iou-na
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Atmospheric Sciences, Astronomy, Environmental Sciences, Hydrology, Optics, Photonics, Soil Sciences
Contact Information: Amee Henning (amee@optics.ariozna.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: Native Americans
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; 3.0 GPA; enrolled as an undergraduate at two-year college, four-year college, or tribal college; majoring in a STEM field.
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, travelling expenses
Description:  A 10-week programfor Native American students, providing hands-on participation in laboratories focusing on optics and photonics, as well as in hydrology, astronomy, soil sciences, atmospheric sciences, and environmental sciences.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Arizona: Integrated Optics for Undergraduates (IOU) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://ur.arizona.edu/deadlines/integrated-optics-undergraduates-iou-research-experience-undergraduates-reu
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Optics and Photonics
Contact Information: Melissa Ayala (mayala@optics.arizona.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, first-generation students, low-income students, female students, and students without previous laboratory experience
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States, 3.0 GPA
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend
Description: A summer research program designed for students interested in participating in hands-on research opportunities in top laboratories in optics and photonics.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Arizona: Minority Health Disparities

Link: https://grad.arizona.edu/uroc/mhd
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Health Sciences
Contact Information: Holly Lopez (hollyl@email.arizona.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: The program is specifically for students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Hawaiian Natives, and Pacific Islanders).
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, completion of 75 semester credits earned towards a bachelor's degree, majoring in a field pertinent to a biomedical career (i.e. Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Nutritional Sciences, etc.), qualifies as a student from a group underrepresented in biomedical careers, serious interest in a graduate degree in a biomedical field
Dates: n/a (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, campus housing, 6 credit hours of upper-division undergraduate
Description: A 10-week summer research opportunity focused on health issues that affect minority communities in a disproportionate manner.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Arizona: Summer Research Institute

Link: https://grad.arizona.edu/uroc/sri
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: Donna Treloar (dtreloar@email.arizona.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, permanent resident or refugee; enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning; minimum 3.0 GPA; sophomore or junior status with 85 semester credits earned towards a bachelor's degree; able to commit to a full-time schedule of 40 hours of work per week
Dates: June 3 - August 6, 2018 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, 6 credit hours of upper-division undergraduate coursework
Description: A 10-week summer research program for sophomores and juniors.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: September 5, 2017

 

University of California - Riverside: Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP)

Link: http://graduate.ucr.edu/msrip.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: The program is specifically for first-generation students, low-income students, and students qualified by other pertinent criteria.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or AB 540 student; minimum 3.0 GPA; full-time sophomore or junior status or incoming graduate student status (enrolling at University of California Riverside in the fall); qualifies as a low income student or a first-generation student or a student qualified by other criteria
Dates: June 19 - August 11, 2017 (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $3,000 stipend, campus housing, meals, traveling expenses
Description: An 8-week summer research program for juniors, seniors (and some masters students) from educationally and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds
Application Deadline: February 13, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of California - Santa Barbara: Academic Research Consortium (ARC)

Link: http://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/admissions/outreach/academic-research-consortium
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program prioritizes applications from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, first-generation students, low-income students, non-traditional students, and students who have faced other life challenges.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or AB 540 student; minimum 3.0 GPA; junior or senior status
Dates:June - August, 2018 (7 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $2,500 stipend, campus housing
Description: A 7-week research program involving mentored research experiences for sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors who have experienced situations or conditions that have adversely impacted their advancement in their field of study.
Application Deadline: 2018 deadline to be announced
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: Oct 16, 2017

 

University of Florida: Summer Neuroscience Internship Program (SNIP)

Link: http://neuroscience.ufl.edu/education/summer-neuroscience-internship-program/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Neuroscience
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: May 30 – August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, campus housing
Description: A 10-week paid research internship for students that have not been accepted for post-graduate training. Students majoring in a biomedical-related disciplines (for example: psychology, biology, engineering, chemistry, pharmacology, genetics) are encouraged to apply
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Illinois: Department of Chemistry Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Link: http://www.chemistry.illinois.edu/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Chemistry
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Planning to obtain a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or a related field at some point between January 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020
Dates: May 30 - August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A summer research program for undergraduates planning to obtain Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degrees in Chemistry or related fields.
Application Deadline: February, 2018; New applications will be available in December, 2017
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Maine: Electrical and Computer Engineering Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Link: http://ece.umaine.edu/research/reu_sensors/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Engineering and Sensor Science
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, female students, and students with disabilities.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; freshman, sophomore, or junior status
Dates: June 5 – August 11, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $8,000 stipend, campus housing, possible meal allowance, 6 credit hours
Description: A 10-week summer research program for undergraduate students wishing to participate in faculty-guided research in the fields of sensor science and engineering.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Maine: Forest Bioproducts Research Institute Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://forestbioproducts.umaine.edu/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Bioenergy; Bioengineering; Biology; Bioproducts; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Forest Operations; Material Science; Nanotechnology; and Resource Economics
Contact Information: douglasg@maine.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, female students, and students with disabilities.
Eligibility:  U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, sophomore or junior status, in possession of a valid passport
Dates: June 5 – August 11, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, opportunity to travel to Chile
Description: A 10-week summer research program for undergraduate students, funded by the National Science Foundation.
Application Deadline: February 17, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Maryland: College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Summer Research Initiative

Link: http://bsos.umd.edu/diversity/landingtopic/summer-research-initiative
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Behavioral and Social and Economic Sciences
Contact Information: Nuri W. Emanetoglu (nuri.emanetoglu@maine.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program prioritizes applications from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders).
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.0 GPA, enrolled as an undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning, sophomore or junior status, completion of basic coursework in statistics or research methodology, serious interest in one of the behavioral or social sciences
Dates: June 5 - July 28, 2016 (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $3,150 stipend, campus housing, meals, travelling expenses
Description: An 8-week summer research program for sophomores from groups underrepresented in higher education.
Application Deadline: February 10, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Miami: Miller School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Link: http://biomed.med.miami.edu/apply/apply-summer-undergraduate-research-fellowship-surf
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders).
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.5 GPA, junior or senior status, good academic standing, majoring in a science-related field, serious interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in the Biomedical Sciences
Dates: May 22 – June 28, 2017 (6 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A summer research program for rising sophomores and juniors who are interested in pursuing a career in lab-based non-clinical research.
Application Deadline: March 17, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Michigan: School of Pharmacy Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)

Link: https://pharmacy.umich.edu/reu/research
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: May 24 - August 5, 2017 (7 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A variety of summer research experiences for undergraduates (REUs).
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Michigan: Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

Link: http://www.ddcsp-umich.com/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Conservation and Ecological Sciences
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education (Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders), first-generation college students, low-income students, and veterans.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or DACA/DREAMer (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status; minimum 2.75 GPA; at least 18 years of age by May 1, 2017
Dates: June 4 – July 29, 2017 (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,250 stipend, campus housing, meals
Description: An 8-week summer research and experiential immersion program that incorporates minority history, culture, and experiences into students' understanding of conservation practices.
Application Deadline: February 8, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Michigan: Medical School Undergrad Summer Research Opportunities

Link: https://medicine.umich.edu/medschool/education/non-degree-programs/undergrad-summer-research
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits:  n/a
Description: A variety of summer research experiences for undergraduates (REUs).
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Michigan: UM-SMART Undergrad Summer Program

Link:  https://medicine.umich.edu/medschool/education/md-phd-program/um-smart-undergrad-summer-program
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: The program is specifically for students from educational, cultural or geographical groups underrepresented in the sciences, students who have experienced financial hardship as a result of their family's economic circumstances, and students who have physical or mental disabilities that substantially limit one or more major life activities.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, minimum 3.2 GPA, undergraduate status, completion of either an organic chemistry course (preferably with a lab) or a biology course (preferably with lab), 150 hours of experience in a research laboratory in addition to coursework, qualifies as a student from a group underrepresented in higher education or a low-income student or a student with a disability
Dates: May 31 – August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,400 stipend, campus housing, $200 travel allowance
Description: A summer research program for undergraduates interested in obtaining a combined M.D./Ph.D. degree leading to a career in academic medicine focused on basic research relevant to human diseases
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Michigan: Summer Research Opportunity Program

Link: http://www.rackham.umich.edu/srop
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Health Sciences
Contact Information: srop.rackham@umich.edu
Group(s) Targeted: The program is specifically for students from educational, cultural, or geographical groups underrepresented in their field; students who have demonstrated commitment to diversity in the academic, professional, or civic realm through their work experience, volunteer engagement, or leadership of student or community organizations; students who have experienced financial hardship as a result of family economic circumstances; and students who are first-generation U.S. citizens or will be the first in their families to graduate from a four-year college or university.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or DACA status; minimum 3.0 GPA; rising sophomore or junior status; possession of personal medical/health insurance throughout duration of program; serious interest in pursuing a doctoral degree in one of the Rackham graduate programs; serious interest in careers in research or academic teaching; qualifies as a student from a group underrepresented in higher education or a low-income student or a first-generation student or a student having demonstrated a strong commitment to diversity in the academic/professional/civic realm
Dates: May 31 - July 30, 2017 (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, campus housing, meals, traveling expenses, GRE preparation course, fee waiver for future graduate applications
Description: An 8-week summer research program for students underrepresented in their field of study, providing opportunities to work on graduate-level research projects with faculty and current graduate students.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Summer Research Program

Link: http://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: (Primarily) STEM-related fields
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, students with disabilities, and students attending academic institutions where research programs are limited.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, undergraduate status with coursework remaining before graduation
Dates: June 4 – August 10, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, campus housing, meals, travelling expenses
Description: An intensive summer research program offering mentoring, research experiences, and a preview of graduate-level studies.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 [Priority]; March 1, 2017 [Deadline] (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 
University of North Texas: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Civil Conflict Management and Peace Science

Link: https://untconflictmgmtreu.wordpress.com/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Civil Conflict Management and Peace Science
Contact Information: John Ishiyama (john.ishiyama@unt.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, undergraduate status with coursework remaining before graduation
Dates: June 6 - July 28, 2016 (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: An 8-week summer research experience that integrates training in civil conflict management with training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Application Deadline: April 4, 2016 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Notre Dame: nano Undergraduate Research Fellowships (NURF)

Link: http://nano.nd.edu/education/nurf-program-overview/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Nanoengineering and Nanoscience
Contact Information: Heidi Deethardt (ndnano@nd.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: May 15 – August 4, 2017 (10 weeks, dates approximate)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,250 stipend
Description: A 10-week summer research program focusing on the fields of nanoscience and nanoengineering.
Application Deadline: February 13, 2017 [8:00 AM] (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Pennsylvania: Biomedical Graduate Studies Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP)

Link: https://www.med.upenn.edu/bgs/applicants_suip.shtml
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences
Contact Information: biomgrad@mail.med.upenn.edu | Tel: 215-573-8201 | Fax: 215-898-2671
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, students with disabilities, and students attending small colleges.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning
Dates: June 5 - August 11, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, campus housing, some travelling expenses
Description: An intense summer research experience for students interested in graduate study in the biomedical and biological sciences
Application Deadline: February 1, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Pittsburgh: TECBio Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://www.tecbioreu.pitt.edu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Computational Biology
Contact Information: tecbio@pitt.edu | Tel: 412-648-8107 | Fax: 412-648-3163
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education, students with disabilities, and students attending small colleges.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, at least one semester of undergraduate study remaining after completion of the program
Dates: May 22 - July 28, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,250 stipend, campus housing, $500 travel allowance
Description: A National Science Foundation funded, 10-week, summer program that provides graduate-level research experience in computational biology.
Application Deadline: February 13, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of South Florida: Summer Research Institute at the Florida Mental Health Institute

Link: http://intra.cbcs.usf.edu/forms/SRI/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Fields related to mental health research
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Completion of 60 credit hours of coursework, some coursework completed in an academic major, completion of coursework in statistics and research methodology, expected graduation date no earlier that December 2016
Dates: May 29 – August 2, 2016 (9 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, $400 travel allowance, research funding
Description: A 10-week summer program dedicated to research and education related to mental illness and related disorders.
Application Deadline: March 6, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Texas Southwestern: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Link: http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/education/graduate-school/programs/non-degree-programs/surf.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biological Chemistry; Biomedical Engineering; Biophysics; Cancer Biology; Cell Biology; Chemistry     Developmental Biology; Genetics; Immunology; Integrative Biology; Mechanisms of Disease; Molecular Biology; Microbiology; Neuroscience; and Pharmacology
Contact Information: Vanessa A. Powell (vanessa.powell@utsouthwestern.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or in possession of an F1 visa, enrolled as an undergraduate in science-related program, sophomore status or higher
Dates: June 5 – August 11, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, possible housing allowance
Description: A 10-week intensive summer research training experience designed for college students who are preparing for Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. careers in biomedical research.
Application Deadline: February 9, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

University of Washington: Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering of Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://csne-erc.org/content/research-experience-undergraduates
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Neural Engineering
Contact Information: Lise Johnson (liseaj@uw.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning
Dates: June 13 - August 18, 2016 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, $750 travel allowance
Description: A 10-week summer program for undergraduates, offering opportunities to work on research projects and to take part in workshop training sessions in ethics, communications, and scientific presentation skills.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 
University of Wisconsin - Madison: Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)

Link: http://grad.wisc.edu/diversity/srop
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: srop@grad.wisc.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a
Stipend/Benefits:  n/a
Description: A number of summer research opportunities for undergraduate students, allowing student to engage in and present faculty- and graduate-student-led research.
Application Deadline: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 
Upstate Medical University: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF)

Link: http://upstate.edu/grad/programs/summer.php
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: The aim of the SURF program is to expose undergraduate students to biomedical research.
Contact Information: biosci@upstate.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Applicants to the program should be undergraduate students in good academic standing, who will be between their junior and senior years during the summer of 2017, and are majors in chemistry, biology, or a related field.  Applicants must have a strong interest in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in biomedical research.
Eligibility: The main criteria for the selection of fellows will be personal scholarship, academic excellence, and the match of applicant interests with those of participating SUNY Upstate Medical University biomedical faculty members.
Dates: Monday, June 4, 2018 through Friday, August 10, 2018
Stipend/Benefits:  $3000 stipend plus paid housing
Description:  In an intensive ten-week summer program, undergraduates with appropriate faculty help will formulate their own proposal, carry out research under the supervision under the supervision of one of our faculty, write a research paper and have the opportunity to see their work published.  In the process, students will attend research seminars, present, and participate in a student journal club, present their work, and participate in discussions on alternative careers in research and how to apply to graduate school.  

Application Deadline: February 16, 2018

Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: October 23, 2017

 

Vanderbilt University: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Chemical Biology Program

Link: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biochemistry; Biology; Chemical Biology; and Chemistry
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen, minimum 3.0 GPA
Dates: May 28 - August 3, 2018
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, $500 travel allowance
Description: A 10-week course designed to introduce juniors and seniors studying biochemistry, biology, and chemistry to contemporary, interdisciplinary research processes.
Application Deadline: Around February 1, 2018
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: November 15, 2017

 

Vanderbilt University: Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Link: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/vinse/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biology; Chemistry; Engineering; Nanoscale Science
Contact Information: n/a
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in higher education.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, majoring in a science or engineering-related field
Dates: May 28 - August 4, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, meals, $500 travel allowance
Description: A student research experience focusing on nanoscale science and how physicists, chemists, biologists, and all engineers collaboratively solve problems and create new scientific understanding.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 5, 2017

 

Washington State University: Summer Research Programs

Link: http://universitycollege.wsu.edu/units/undergraduateresearch/summerresearch/programs/index.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: UG.Research@wsu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a(website has not been uptdated since 2016) 
Stipend/Benefits:  n/a
Description: A listing of numerous undergraduate summer research programs
Application Deadline: n/a 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: September 5, 2017 

 

Washington University: McDowell Genome Institute Opportunities in Genomics Research (OGR)

Link: http://genome.wustl.edu/outreach/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Genomics
Contact Information: outreach@genome.wustl.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Minimum 3.3 GPA
Dates: May 31 - August 2, 2017 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, campus housing, traveling expenses
Description: An 10-week summer program for undergraduates interested in genomic research.
Application Deadline: PASSED -- 2018 dates TBD
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: September 5, 2017

 

West Virginia University: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Chemistry

Link: http://undergraduateresearch.wvu.edu/reu-site-research-in-chemistry-at-wvu
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Chemistry
Contact Information: undergradresearch@mail.wvu.edu(304)293-9354
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program encourages applications from students from ethnic/racial groups underrepresented in the fields of Chemistry and Biochemistry, female students, students with disabilities, students from socioeconomically depressed regions, and veterans.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning; minimum 2.8 GPA (in STEM-relevant coursework); freshman, sophomore, junior or senior status as of Fall 2017; majoring in Chemistry or Biochemistry
Dates: May 20 – July 27, 2018 (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, meals, $250 travel allowance
Description: A 10-week summer research program that aims to provide experiences that are intellectually stimulating, have societal relevance, and improve participants’ research self-efficacy by rapidly moving participants from dependence to a relatively independent status.
Application Deadline: "Early admission review of COMPLETED applications will proceed from Nov. 27-Dec. 29, 2017. Offers may be made based upon early admission review. Regular review of completed applications will begin February 2, 2018. The priority deadline for the online application is midnight on February 2, 2018. Priority will be given to applications completed by/before the February 2 review date. However, applications will be accepted until all positions are filled."
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current:  September 27, 2017 

 

Winthrop University: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Bridging Applied and Theoretical Mathematics

Link: http://www.birdnest.org/wureu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Mathematical Biology
Contact Information: mathreu@winthrop.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning during Fall 2016, enrolled at an institution in which the highest Mathematics degree is at the Associate's or Bachelor's level or enrolled in an  institution with a graduate Mathematics program but experiencing special circumstances that limit one's access to undergraduate research opportunities at your home institution
Dates: May 23 - July 22, 2016 (9 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,500 stipend, campus housing, meal allowance
Description: A 9-week summer research program for undergraduates featuring a professional development seminar, a mathematical colloquium, and opportunities to engage with multi-disciplinary groups of students participating in research experiences on campus.
Application Deadline: March 16, 2016 (PASSED)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 13, 2017