The NIMBioS Summer Research Experiences (SRE) for undergraduates provides students in math, biology and related fields the opportunity to conduct research in teams with professors, NIMBioS researchers, and collaborators on projects at the interface of math and biology.
Stipend, housing and support for travel provided.
Application deadline is February 15, 2017.
The NPS Climate Change Response Program at the University of Washington invites undergraduate, graduate and upper-level graduate students and recent graduates to apply to the 2017 Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) Initiative. The YLCC is a paid summer internship to work on diverse issues related to climate change and its effects in national parks.
The application deadline is January 19, 2017.
The 20017 Honors College Scholarship for International Research provides $5,000 to a Sophomore or Junior Crimson Scholar for a self-designed International Travel and Research Experience. The Honors College invites you to attend an informal workshop on:
Thursday, February 2, 2017, 4-5 pm, Conroy Honors Center, Lobby.
The Broad Institute invites 2017 graduating seniors as well as recent college graduates to apply for our exciting post-bac program, the Broad Cancer Genomics Scholars (BCGS).
A nine-week program to support and prepare undergraduates for successful biomedical research careers. This NIH-funded program engages students in mentored, cutting-edge research with leading scientists. The program also offers an intensive curriculum outside the lab, emphasizing communication, collaborative problem-solving, graduate school preparation, and demystifying scientific careers. BSRP’s mission is to diversify the biomedical field.
- $4,250 stipend
- Free housing
- Travel to and from Boston
- Travel sponsorship to a scientific conference to present summer research
- Intensive weekly workshops focused on professional development, with an emphasis on scientific communication and topics of dicersity and inclusion
- Social and team-building activities
- Application deadline is January 31, 2017.
Is protecting the natural world your job? Could it be?
Don’t be part of the problem. Become part of the solution.
- Explore interrelationships among lands, waters and communities of the Pacific Northwest.
- Connect conservation to cultural identity, biodiversity and environmental justice
- Engage in conservation across climate, water, food and ecosystems
All expenses paid, plus stipend, 8 weeks, mid June through early August 2017.
May 30-August 5, 2016
Conduct a 10-week intensive research project at UTEP
Become a member of a productive research team and mentoring program
Receive one-on0one guidance from faculty mentors on a cutting-edge biomedical research project in 1 of 7 research nodes:
- Degenerative and Chronic Diseases
- Environmental Health
- Health Disparities Infectious Diseases
- Translational Biomedicine
Includes: Housing and Travel Expenses, $4,000 Stipend
Application deadline is February 1, 2017.
Science,Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Research Opportunities.
May 22- August 4, 2017
Experience a rich research environment and learn everything from research design to experimentation to reporting.
- Hands-on research experience
- Workshops in state-of-the art facilities
- Field trips
- Biotechnology seminars
- Research paper and symposium
$6,500 stipend and housing for non-local interns.
Application deadline February 8, 2017.
May 30- August 11, 2017
The Sustainability Program at the University of South Dakota is offering a NSF REU program this summer titled “Sustainable RIVER (Remediating invasive to Encourage Resilience)”. Sustainable River is a full-time, paid undergraduate research opportunity. In the Sustainable RIVER project, the students will investigate different invasive elements and cultural and natural-stressors affecting the Missouri River. The students will conduct an independent research project, participate in six field trips on and along the Missouri River, and produce a team project.
Research projects for the summer of 2017:
- Effects of invasive trees on native floodplain forest vegetation and breeding birds
- Effects of modified sediment loads on Missouri River and tributary hydrology
- Effects of invasive fish on Missouri River food webs
- Construction of a Missouri River participatory geographic information system database
- Terrestrial land-use changes along the Missouri National Recreational River
- Understanding competing value claims of the Missouri River
- Effects of contaminants and pathogens on amphibians along the Missouri River
- Ethnohistorical relationships among American Indian tribes and the Missouri River
- Reincorporating prairies into Missouri River landscapes
Student participants will receive a $ 5,775 stipend plus additional funding for food, housing and travel.
Application deadline is February 28, 2017.
May 31-August 4, 2017
The Undergraduate Pipeline Network summer research experience will work to cultivate your interest in research while helping you attain skills needed to apply for and succeed in your research career.
Conduct research in one of the following areas for 10 weeks at a nationally recognized Health Science Center:
- Brain & Behavioral Neurosciences
- Cancer Biology
- Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease
- Community Based/Health Disparities
- Environmental Toxicology & Pharmacology
- Infectious Disease & Immunity
Receive a summer stipend up to $5,000
Application deadline is February 15, 2017.
NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. AN REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location.
US students and researchers interested in learning how to preserve, store, and document living microbe specimens are invited to apply to the US Culture Collection Network for 2-12 day internships at some of the country’s leading microbial repositories.
The Amgen Scholars Program is a national ten-campus program to increase research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the sciences. This program provides research, experience, enhances participants research skills, and increases their competitiveness as candidates for admission to prestigious graduate institutions.
Application deadline is February 1, 2017.
Summer Program in Cancer Research- June 5-August 11, 2017
For ten weeks during the summer, SPCR students participate in hypothesis-driven, project-based investigations and attend a weekly lunch lecture series covering topics such as DNA structure and repair, epigenetics, stem cells, signal transduction and apoptosis, and emerging analytical techniques. Other activities include social events and tours of the MD Anderson Houston and Bastrop campuses. The program culminates in the SPCR Scientific Symposium, where interns give a 10-minute presentation describing their research results. It is not uncommon for students to make significant research contributions and to earn co-authorship on scientific abstracts and manuscripts. SPCR students receive a stipend of $5,000 for the 10 weeks.
Application deadline is February 17, 2017.
The candidate will work on projects associated with developing and applying new analytical methods to characterize and quantiate biochemical markers that are relevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases.
Stipend: approximately $2,800/month for full time undergraduate student fellows and $3,480 for full-time graduate student fellows.
Apply online at https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/details/2708
Border Latino and American Indian Summer Exposure to Research (BLAISER) was created to address health disparities in Arizona’s ethnically diverse and fast-growing communities. This cutting edge 10-week, undergraduate research experience provides an extraordinary laboratory training opportunity, pairing the junior and senior level student-scholars with preeminent UA health sciences researchers. This is a premier research experience for undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds arming them with skills to make them competitive and successful in their pursuit of post-secondary education and research.
This program is held annually in the summer to allow students the opportunity to immerse themselves on campus at the University of Arizona – the next program runs June 6 to August 9, 2016. The inaugural class consisted of 15 students. Starting with the 2016 program, 18 students will participate with a goal of sustaining 25 students annually when the program is fully operational. Importantly, this program is offered to students at no cost and they receive a $3,000 stipend, housing, and undergraduate credit for their work.
Program Dates: June 5-August 2, 2017
BioMed SURF is a research-intensive summer training program in biomedicine at Yale University School of Medicine. The program is designed for students with little or no prior research experience who plan to obtain a PhD or MD/PhD in the biomedical sciences. Students are matched to a research mentor and laboratory based on their area of interest. Research mentors are available in may departments, including Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Immunology, Neurosciences, Microbiology and Pharmacology. Our program is designed for freshman and sophomore students who have completed at least one semester of college-level biology, chemistry or physics at the time of application. Hands-on training in research techniques, data acquisition, and analysis will be provided.
Application deadline is January 13, 2017.
Intensive 9-week internship designed to provide research experience and mentorship for students interested in biomedical research.
Areas of Research:
- Clinical Research
- Human Biology
- Public Health
- Vaccine and Infectious Disease
- Research Seminars
- Prof. Development Workshops
- Social Activities
- Competitive Poster Session
Compensation, Travel, and Housing:
- $4,794 (minus taxes)
- Travel support ($450)
- Housing is available at the University of Washington for ~$2,000
- U.S. citizen or permanent residents
- Currently enrolled, rising senior
- Strong background in the sciences
Apply by January 13, 2017 at https://www.fredhutch.org/en/education-training/undergraduate-students.html
For more information contact Dr. Michèle Shuster at firstname.lastname@example.org
The program is suited to anyone interested in a career where they work to ensure that science and technology serve society through responsive and effective policy development and implementation. For more information visit https://sfis.asu.edu/mstp-welcome.
The Brandeis REU Summer Research Program in Cell and Molecular Visualization. This 10-week program provides summer research opportunities for students majoring in the life sciences. For more information look at the Brandeis REU Summer Research Program in Cell and Molecular Visualization. This 10-week program provides summer research opportunities for students majoring in the life sciences. For more information visit http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/undergrad/summerResearch/.
Application deadline is March 7, 2017.
The Otero Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico is offering up to $4000 in grants for the fall 2016 semester. The grant(s) may be awarded to one person or split among several applicants. Grant applications will be considered from New Mexico State University & New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology upper level undergraduates (juniors and seniors), as well as graduate students with career interests in botany, ecology, conservation biology or land management that includes a focus on plants native to the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion. Additional points will be awarded for projects occurring within the Chihuhuan Desert in New Mexico. Funds are intended to assist with the implementation of the student’s grant proposal. See application guidelines at http://www.npsnm.org/about/chapters/otero/.
Application deadline is November 14, 2016.
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is a merit-based graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants who are 30 or younger as of the application deadline: November 1, 2016. Every year the program selects 30 Fellows, each of whom receives up to $90,000 over one to two years for full-time graduate study in any discipline or profession at a US graduate institution. Fellows also join an extraordinary community of past recipients that includes over 550 New Americans working at the tops of their respective fields. If born abroad, an applicant must be a naturalized citizen, a green card holder, or a DACA recipient. If born in the United States, an applicant’s parents must have been born abroad as non-US citizens. Applicants must be applying to graduate school or in the first two years of their graduate program as of the application deadline. More information and a link to the online application can be found at www.pdsoros.org.
The Cornell University Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and Neurobiology and Behavior (NBB) are pleased to announce our first PhD *Diversity* and Inclusion Recruitment Weekend happening April 21-23, 2017. This event will introduce attendees to our departments and connect them with faculty members that share research interests, as well as to help familiarize them with the graduate school application process. Participant housing and meals will be covered, as well as up to $400 in travel expenses. We are accepting applications from underrepresented minority and first-generation college students who are interested in applying to graduate school during the fall/winter 2017 application cycle. More information can be found at http://cudiversityrecruitment.weebly.com
The deadline for applications is December 1, 2016.
Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation, January 1 – 16, 2017
Primate Behavior and Conservation, June 15 – July 11, 2017
Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation, July 15 -30, 2017
Birds of Costa Rica, July 15- 30, 2017
Sponsoring Organizations: DANTA: Association for Conservation of the Tropics in collaboration with Osa Conservation and Planet Conservation. For more information see www.DANTA.INFO
Oceans Campus is offering an opportunity for undergraduate students of all levels to become a member of the Oceans Research Unit in Mossel Bay, South Africa.
The renowned Oceans Research Internship offers a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity for students to gain hands on practical training in conducting research on South Africa’s marine mega-fauna, including the great white shark. Interns join our scientists daily on their research expeditions to conduct groundbreaking research and experiments involving Mossel Bay’s sharks and marine mammals.
Being a part of this internship, students will gain valuable insight and training in the latest research techniques and seamanship to equip them with the skills necessary to be a successful marine biologist.
If you feel that this opportunity is something that may be interesting or beneficial to your students please feel free to pass this information onto them and I would be happy to supply more information.
Cancer Research Opportunities- St. Jude
Los Alamos National Labs
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (Postbac IRTA/CRTA)
NIH IRTA (for undergrads at graduation)
No deadline but sooner is better