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: June 2, 2021

 

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: June 2, 2021

 

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: June 2, 2021

 

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: See individual school's websites for specific deadlines.
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021

 

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, 2018
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021

 

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:June 2, 2021

 

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

Link: https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/sip
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: June 2, 2021

 

SPS Jobs: Internship, Research Opportunities Presented by the Society of Physics Students and Sigma Pi Sigma 

Link: https://jobs.spsnational.org/jobs
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: June 2, 2021

 

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: June 2, 2021

 


Links to Individual, Site-Specific Opportunities

 

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

Link: https://www.boisestate.edu/raptorresearchcenter/reu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Raptor Research
Contact Information: Dr. Jim Belthoff (reu-rr@boisestate.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Undergraduate student participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who will not graduate until at least December 2019.
Dates: May 22 - July 31
Stipend/Benefits: $5,250 stipend, campus housing, supplemental money for some meals, round-trip traveling expenses
Description:  A summer program in which students engage in biological research using birds of prey as model systems.
Application Deadline: 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021


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

Link: https://sites.google.com/boisestate.edu/undergrad-data-driven/home
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Algebra, Combinatorics, Game Theory, Genome Biology, Information Security, Number Theory, and Search Optimization, Data Driven Security
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: TBA
Stipend/Benefits: TBA
Description: A summer program in which students engage in independent research in fields relating to mathematics.
Application Deadline: TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 


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: TBA 
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: TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 


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, 2018
Stipend/Benefits: n/a
Description: A variety of opportunities for faculty-guided research, internships, and scholarships.
Application Deadline: tba
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 


Caltech: WAVE Fellows

Link: https://sfp.caltech.edu/programs/wavefellows
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: Caltech's WAVE Fellows program aims to foster diversity by increasing the participation of underrepresented students in science and engineering Ph.D. programs and making Caltech's programs more visible and accessible to students not traditionally exposed to Caltech. The program is extended, but not limited, to underrepresented minorities, women (in certain fields), first-generation college students, geographically underrepresented students, educationally or financially disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities. All applicants will be considered without regard to race or gender.
Eligibility: Be current sophomores, juniors, or non-graduating seniors, Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2/4.0, Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have DACA status, Have an interest in pursuing a Ph.D., Have prior research experience, Not be under any academic or disciplinary sanction
Dates: June 14 - August 20, 2021 
Stipend/Benefits:$6,620 for 10 weeks, a $2,000 housing supplement for campus housing, and travel to and from Caltech. Caltech housing is available and we strongly encourage all Fellows to live on campus.
Description:  A summer, faculty-mentored research program for sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or MD.
Application Deadline: TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 


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: June 2, 2021 

 

 

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 29 – August 3, 2018 (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 2, 2018
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: January 23, 2018

 

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

Link: https://case.edu/medicine/admissions-programs/undergraduate-summer-research/heart-lung-and-blood-hlb-summer-research-program
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  - August (11 weeks) exact dates TBA
Stipend/Benefits: $1750 per month, minimum two months ($3500). Students who participate for longer periods will have additional pro-rated stipend support. We will provide up to $500 in travel expenses from your home to Cleveland (and back!). Some support toward dormitory housing (approximate housing cost before support: $1700) may be available.
Description:  A summer program engaging undergraduate and medical students in biomedical research relating to Cardiology, Pulmonology, Hematology, and Sleep Disorders
Application Deadline: March 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 

 

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 - August (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,500 stipend, campus housing, meals, traveling 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 2022- exact date TBA

Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 


Case Western Reserve University: Summer Undergraduate Research in Pharmacology

Link: https://case.edu/medicine/pharmacology/education-training/summer-undergraduate-research-program
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Pharmacology
Contact Information:  Dr. Marcin Golczak , mxg149@case.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Strong academic record, completion of at least one laboratory course prior to application
Dates: May 31 2022 – July 30, 2022
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, 2022
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2022


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: mid-May - mid-August (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: February 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2022

 

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:tba
Stipend: stipend, room and board
Description: Nine week in-residence summer research program
Application Deadline: tba
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 

 

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  – August 2022 (10 weeks) exact dates TBA
Stipend: $5,000 stipend, campus housing, meals, traveling 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 1, 2022
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021

 

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation: Scholarship Opportunities 

Link: https://cbcfinc.academicworks.com/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: STEM-related fields
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.
Description: Database of various scholarship, research, fellowship and internship opprtunities for African American students. 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 

 
Duquesne University Undergraduate Research Program

Link:  www.duq.edu/urp
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: STEM-related fields: biochemistry, biology, chemistry, environmental science, forensic science and law, pharmacy, and physics
Contact Information: Phillip D. Palmer (palmerp1@duq.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: unknown at this time
Eligibility: unknown at this time
Dates:  2022 dates TBA
Stipend/Benefits: unknown at this time
Description: The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) provides students with essential research experiences for careers in STEM-based fields. Positions will be available in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, environmental science, forensic science and law, pharmacy, or physics. The Bayer School faculty are committed to experiential education for their undergraduate students and seek junior colleagues to become members of their research teams. Students in the summer program participate in research, seminars, ethics forum, the summer research symposium, and community service  

​​​​​​Application Deadline: unknown at this time
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021

 

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: December 15, 2021
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021

 
Johns 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 - August 2022 (10 weeks) exact dates TBA
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, 2022
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2022

 

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: U.S. citizenship, permanent residency, U.S. nationals or those who have received protected status, and completion of at least four semesters of undergraduate study.
Dates: 8 weeks exact dates tbd 
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 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021

 

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: College students who have completed a course in modern physics are eligible. US citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply.* 
Dates: tbd
Stipend/Benefits: $5,450 stipend; housing and meals; Up to $750 for travel support
Description: An experience designed to help students prepare for graduate school and other advanced studies through direct research experience with a faculty member and weekly seminars on graduate school preparation and professional development.
Application Deadline: Check back in December for the application to open for the 2022 program.
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 

 

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 2021
Dates: not hosted in 2021
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 studies through direct research experience with a faculty member and weekly seminars on graduate school preparation and professional development.
Application Deadline: not hosted in 2021 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2021 

 

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- August  2022 (9 weeks) exact dates tba 
Stipend/Benefits: $3,500 stipend, small stipend for academic year work
Description: A 9-week summer and academic year program focusing on public health, clinical, and research experiences.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2022
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021 

 

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

Link: https://gradstudies.musc.edu/programs/summer-program/undergraduate
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biomedical Sciences, Cardiovascular Biology, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience, and Marine Biomedical Environmental Health
Contact Information: muscsurp@musc.edu; 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 coursework (or prior involvement in significant research opportunities), good academic standing, serious interest in biomedical sciences and biomedical research
Dates: May  – August  2022 (10 weeks) exact dates tba
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: not offered in 2021 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 2, 2021

Bernard S. and Sophie G. Gould MIT Summer Research Program in Biology (BSG-MSRP-Bio)

Link:  https://biology.mit.edu/outreach/msrp/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology; Cancer Biology; Cell Biology; Computational Biology; Genetics; Human Disease; Immunology; Microbiology; Neurobiology; Stem Cell and Developmental Biology.
Contact Information: 
msrpbio@mit.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Non-MIT undergraduate students who have demonstrated interest in research and do not have access to cutting-edge research facilities and resources at the institutions where they are enrolled.
Eligibility: Non-MIT undergraduates enrolled full-time at a U.S. university or college; sophomores, juniors, or non-graduating seniors; minimum 3.5 GPA in all STEM courses; demonstrated interest in basic research and in a career in the sciences; prior research experience required.
Dates: 2021: June – August
Stipend/Benefits: Weekly stipend, campus housing in shared suites, domestic travel allowance to and from MIT, peer mentoring
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, 2021 (passed for 2021, TDB for 2022)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

MIT: MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP)

Link: https://oge.mit.edu/graddiversity/msrp/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: All areas in which MIT offers graduate programs (EXCEPT Sloane professional programs, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, and Neuroscience)
Contact Information:
msrp@mit.edu; (617) 324-8453
Group(s) Targeted: Must meet one or more of the following criteria: first-generation college students; member of an ethnic or racial group historically underrepresented in graduate education at MIT (Black/African-American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian or other Native Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latinx); undergraduate scholar currently participating in a fellowship or academic support program vetted by MIT; experiences overcoming significant challenges in their path toward graduate school (examples include but not limited to: managing a disability, being of a gender or orientation identity historically represented in their graduate field of study, veteran status, being a single parent, holding DACA status, financial hardship as a result of family economic circumstances).
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; must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, non-U.S. citizen with DACA, or international student with appropriate visa and work authorizations; serious interest in research and pursuing a graduate degree in one of MIT’s graduate programs (excluding Sloane professional programs)
Dates: June 6 – August 7, 2021
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, campus housing, traveling expenses
Description:  A summer research program for sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021 (passed for 2021, TDB for 2022)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is CurrentJune 6, 2021

 

Michigan State University: Biomedical Research for University Services in Health Sciences (BRUSH Summer Research Program)

Link: http://cvm.msu.edu/research/student-research/undergraduate-student-summer-research-program
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 17 – August 6, 2021
Stipend/Benefits: $4,800 Stipend, room & board, travel expenses and registration costs for research symposiums, professional mentorship
Description: This program is designed to provide research exposure and grad school preparation opportunities for students from groups underrepresented in higher education
Application Deadline: February 8, 2021 (passed for 2021, TDB for 2022)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 6, 2021

 

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

Link:  https://reu.chemistry.msu.edu/
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; preference given to non-MSU students but MSU students can apply (limited to 2 positions)
Dates: May 15 – July 23, 2021
Stipend/Benefits: $4,500 stipend, housing, meals, up to $600 travel allowance, on-campus dorm-style lodging and dining plan (estimated value ~$3,500)
Description: A summer research opportunity for undergraduate students, focusing on sustainable chemistry and chemical processes.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2021 (passed for 2021, TDB for 2022)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

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

Link: https://www.pa.msu.edu/academics/undergraduate-program/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: No info beyond 2020
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: No info beyond 2020
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

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

Link: https://www.egr.msu.edu/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 an institution of higher learning in the U.S. or Puerto Rico; returning for one or more semesters of undergraduate study after the summer of 2021; able to fully commit to employment on the Michigan State campus for ten weeks; not taking coursework during the summer while participating in the program (exceptions allowable for up to four credit hours’ worth of online coursework); at least 18 years of age by program’s start.
Dates: May 24 – July 30, 2021
Stipend/Benefits: $12.50/per hour wages, typically for 40 hours per week for 10 weeks (up to $5,000 in total compensation); students must cover the cost of housing, food, travel, and personal expenses.
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: Closed for 2021, TBD for 2022
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 6, 2021 

 

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, specifically Plant Biology, Integrative Biology, Fisheries & Wildlife, Plant Soil & Microbial Science, and Entomology.
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 22 – August 7, 2021
Stipend/Benefits: $6,325 stipend, housing, most meals, $550 travel allowance for transportation to and from, up to $250 for research expenses
Description: A full-time summer research opportunity for undergraduate students
Application Deadline: Passed for 2021, TBD for 2022

Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

Michigan State University: Lyman Briggs College Undergraduate Research Institute in Experimental Mathematics (SURIEM)

Link: https://lbc.msu.edu/about/suriem.html

Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Experimental Mathematics
Contact Information: Dr. Robert Bell - bellro@msu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Open to all, but students from underrepresented backgrounds, who have only completed 1-2 years of study of mathematics, and/or who attend colleges without access to large research departments are especially encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have completed one year as a full-time undergraduate student.
Dates: May 23 – July 17, 2021 (virtual; TBD for 2022)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend, funding to participate in conferences (for 2020 virtual conference, so no information about room and board – check back for 2022)
Description: A summer research opportunity in applied and discrete mathematics.
Application Deadline: January 4th, 2021 (flexible deadline but program has already started for 2021; TBD for 2022)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

  

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

Link: https://plantgenomics.natsci.msu.edu/
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Computational Sciences

Contact Information: Cornelius Barry - barrycs@msu.edu or plantgen@msu.edu  | Tel. 517-884-6959); Robert Last - lastr@msu.edu| Tel. 517-432-3278)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; enrolled in a degree-granting college/university; entering Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year in the fall following participation in the summer program.
Dates: May 24 – July 20, 2021 (2022 TBD)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,750 stipend; housing and travel provided when program is in-person.
Description: A research and training program for undergraduates interested in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, bioinformatics, and computational sciences.
Application Deadline: Closed for 2021; applications for 2022 expected to open in late fall of 2021.
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

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. 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 program participation; demonstrated strong interest in graduate study (Masters or Ph.D.)
Dates: unable to find for 2021; TBD for 2022
Stipend/Benefits: Stipend, free room & board on campus, paid travel to/from East Lansing, peer mentoring, opportunities to present research in local and regional conferences.
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: March 8, 2021 (2022 TBD)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

Northwestern Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP)

Link:  https://www.tgs.northwestern.edu/diversity/diversity-recruitment/summer-...
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Social Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences, Chemical & Biological Sciences, STEM fields.

Contact Information: TGSDiversity@northwestern.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Students of all backgrounds may apply, although the program specifically encourages applications from students from groups underrepresented in graduate education (e.g. certain racial and ethnic minorities, women in STEM, first-generation college students, etc.)
Eligibility: Current sophomore or junior in college with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3; U.S. citizen or permanent resident; interested in pursuing a Ph.D. at Northwestern (MBA, JD, and MD excluded)
Dates: June 14 – July 30, 2021(2022 TBD)
Stipend/Benefits: Info not specified for 2021.
Description:  The SROP is an seven-week competitive research experience at Northwestern University for sophomores and juniors from colleges and universities across the U.S.
Application Deadline: March 1, 2021 (2022 TBD)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

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, Materials Science and Engineering
Contact Information: Michelle Richard (McCombs) 
cem-reu@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 16 – July 24, 2021 (2022 TBD)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, campus dorm housing, limited traveling expenses, local bus transportation, access to OSU library
Description:  A summer research program involving a wide range of research projects where undergraduate students will learn to address scientific issues.
Application DeadlineFebruary 15, 2021 (2022 TBD)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

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: Must be enrolled full-time at OSU; at least one academic semester of research in the lab of a faculty member in the Center for RNA Biology required.
Dates: No info available past 2020
Stipend/Benefits: $4,000 stipend (last reported, for 2020 conference)
Description: An undergraduate summer research program focusing on RNA-related studies.
Application Deadline: No info available past 2020
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

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, students attending two-year institutions or schools with limited research opportunities, and students with disabilities.
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident; enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher learning; sophomore or junior status (strong applications from freshmen will be considered); completion of basic course work in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics; must be at least 18 years of age by first day of the program.
Dates: May 17 – July 23, 2021 (2022 TBD)
Stipend/Benefits: $6,000 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 DeadlineFebruary 15, 2021 (2022 TBD)
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is CurrentJune 4, 2021

 

 

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: Botany, Ichthyology, Limnology, and Ornithology (as of 2020)
Contact Information: Justin Chaffin (
chaffin.46@osu.edu)
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: n/a (5 – 8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: Full scholarship to Stone Lab, including room and meals, in-state tuition for a 6-week course and 2-credit research experience
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: n/a
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 4, 2021

 

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: Applicants must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at a U.S. college or university and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students should have completed at least 4 semesters by the start of the program. In addition, students must have at least one semester of undergraduate study remaining after completing the summer program and fulfill the NSF citizenship requirements. Applications will require a statement of career goals and reasons for participating in the program and two faculty recommendation letters. Faculty will be asked to comment on their perception of the applicant’s interest in graduate research.
Dates: 10 weeks during the summer exact dates TBD
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  2021 - exact datre TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021 

 

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: 9 weeks during summer. 2022 dates TBD
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 - application opens in October. 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021 

 

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: program currently suspended due to COVID but may return - TBD
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021

 

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: will be posted on their website during fall 2021. 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021 

 

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: check website in fall 2021 for application portal and deadline. 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021 

 

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: TBA
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, 2022
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021 

 

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, 2022 (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:  New applications will be available in December, 2021
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021

 

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

Link: cian-erc.uawebhost.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: Winter 2022 application deadline TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021

 

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

Link: http://cian-erc.uawebhost.arizona.edu/iou-program
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: February 2021 ecact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 8, 2021

 

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, 2022 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2022

 

University of Arizona: Summer Research Institute

Link: https://grad.arizona.edu/uroc/sri
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: Dr. Andrew Huerta (McNair Director, ahuerta@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 2 - August 5, 2019 (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, 2022
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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  - August  (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 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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: Walter Bogan: walter.boggan@graddiv.ucsb.edu
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 (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: 2022 date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

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  – August (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 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

Grainer College of Engineering Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Link: https://grainger.illinois.edu/research/undergraduate/reu-program
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Engineering 
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
Description: A list of various engineering related research experiences for undergraduates hosted by the University of Illinois. 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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  – August (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 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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: wendy.erickson@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 – August (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: TBA whether this program continues - was paused during 2021 due to COVID19.
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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  - July  (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: 2022 information TBA
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  – June  (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 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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

Link: https://pharmacy.umich.edu/reu
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biochemistry, chemistry, medicinal chemistry, molecular, cellular and developmental biology, pathology, pharmacology, and pharmaceutical sciences
Contact Information: crdotson@med.umich.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Applicants should have a strong interest in pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM discipline.  
Eligibility: must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; must have health insurance; cannot have received a Bachelor's degree yet
Dates: May - August (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5250 stipend, free campus housing, $700 meal allowance, $500 allowance for round-trip travel to the program site, scientific communication workshops, graduate school preparation workshops, and more.
Description: A variety of summer research experiences for undergraduates (REUs).
Application Deadline: February 2021 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

University of Michigan: Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

Link: https://conservationscholars.seas.umich.edu/
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
Dates: June – July  (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: January exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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 23, 2021

 

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: June  – August 13 (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: exact date TBA. Application opens in November.
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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  - July  (8 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $4,500 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: February 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 24, 2021

 

University of Minnesota Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (LSSURP)

Link: http://z.umn.edu/lssurp
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering
Contact Information: lssurp@umn.edu (Tel. 612-625-2275)
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 3.0 GPA; free from academic sanction; serious interest in a Ph.D or MD/PhD.
Dates: May - August
Stipend/Benefits: $4000 stipend (paid in two lump installments); housing, meals and travel paid. Career Development Workshops, GRE practice test, fee waiver for future graduate applications.
Description:  A summer, faculty-mentored research program for sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or MD/PhD.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2022

Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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 – August  (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 - $6,000 Stipend, campus housing, meals, traveling expenses
Description: The Nebraska Summer Research Program offers undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents the opportunity to participate in nationally funded research groups across multiple disciplines. Designed for students with an interest in pursuing graduate education, the program provides a firsthand glimpse into life as a graduate student and prepares undergraduates to take that next step. Students are selected to work closely with a specific faculty mentor and their team of researchers throughout the summer on either an ongoing research project or a project condensed to fit the 10-week timeframe.
Application Deadline: Priority review begins on February 1 & all applications are due by March 1
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 
University of North Texas: Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF - REU)

Link: https://chemistry.unt.edu/nsf-reu-program
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Interdisciplinary Chemical Sciences
Contact Information: chem-reu@unt.edu
Group(s) Targeted: n/a
Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, at least 18 years old, undergraduate status with coursework remaining before graduation
Dates: May - Aug  (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5000
Description: An 10-week summer research experience that offers interdisciplinary research experiences on the forefront of the chemical sciences.
Application Deadline: 2022 date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

University of Notre Dame: NDnano 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  – August  (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $6,000 stipend
Description: A 10-week summer research program focusing on the fields of nanoscience and nanoengineering.
Application Deadline: February exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 24, 2021

 

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

Link: https://www.med.upenn.edu/suip/
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 - August  (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 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

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

Link: http://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 - July (10 weeks)
Stipend/Benefits: $5,500 stipend, campus housing, travel allowance
Description: A National Science Foundation funded, 10-week, summer program that provides graduate-level research experience in computational biology.
Application Deadline: February 2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

University of Rochestor: Research Exdperience for Undergraduates: Physics, Astronomy, Optical Science and Engineering

Link: http://www.pas.rochester.edu/undergraduate/reu/index.html
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Physics, Experimental Biological Physics, Complex Networks & Data Science, Quantum Optics & Optical Science, Nanotechnology, High Energy Density & Laser Physics, Particle Physics
Contact Information: Connie Jones (connie@pas.rochester.edu & 585-275-5306)
Group(s) Targeted: Women, members of underrepresented minorities, and students from colleges that lack comparable research opportunities are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: Most applications will have completed at least 4 semesters of college physics and math and will have completed their sophomore or junior year by June 2022. Graduating seniors are not eligible. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Dates: May  - August]
Stipend/Benefits: $5,000 stipend, travel to Rochester and on-campus housing is provided with supplemental compensation for dining
Description: The REU Program is funded by NSF to support twelve highly qualified students to undertake supervised research projects in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, for a period of 10 weeks each summer.
Application Deadline: 2022 Date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

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: Cancelled for 2018; will resume in 2019
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: TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

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: suspended in 2021 due to COVID 19, 2022 return TBA
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: 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

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 12 - August 17, 2018 (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: January2022 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

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

Link: https://grad.wisc.edu/diversity/summer-research-opportunity-program/
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 23, 2021 

 
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 2022, 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: 10 weeks during the summer
Stipend/Benefits:  $3,500 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 2022 exact date TBA

Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

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 - August 
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 exact date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021

 

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 - August (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 2022 exact date TBA 
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

Washington State University: Summer Research Programs

Link: https://summerresearch.wsu.edu/visiting-students/research-programs
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Various
Contact Information: UG.Research@wsu.edu
Group(s) Targeted: Various
Eligibility: n/a
Dates: 2022 dates TBA
Stipend/Benefits:  n/a
Description: A listing of numerous undergraduate summer research programs
Application Deadline: TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

 

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  - August (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: TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021 

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 – July (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: TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current:  June 23, 2021

 

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

Link: https://www.winthrop.edu/cas/math/summer-research-program.aspx
Discipline(s)/Area(s) of Research: Mathematical Biology
Contact Information:  Kristen Abernathy  abernathyk@winthrop.edu   or Zachary Abernathy abernathyz@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: New dates TBA
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: New date TBA
Last Check to Ensure that this Opportunity is Current: June 23, 2021