Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at CDC 2015
Honors College Scholarship for International Research
This scholarship provides $5000 for an undergraduate to design an international travel and research experience.
This is a wonderful opportunity for you! Applications are open to all current Sophomores and Juniors.
Please notify Dr. Tim Ketelaar of your interest in applying by Friday February 6th.
Final applications are due by March 4th (see the Honors College website, or contact Dr. Ketelaar directly at 575-646-2051 or email@example.com).
MT INBRE Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program for students enrolled in institutions in Western Region INBRE states Students who want to do significant undergraduate research in the biomedical sciences are encouraged to apply to this 10-week paid summer internship at Montana State University – Bozeman. This opportunity is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled at an institution in one of the Western Region INBRE states (Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming) in Fall 2015. Possible areas of research:
- Cell Biology & Neuroscience
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Computational Biology
- Chemical and Biological Engineering
Summer 2015 program dates are June 1 – August 7, 2015. Please visit http://www.inbre.montana.edu/summer_visiting_internship.php for more information about this program and an application. The application deadline is February 27, 2015.
Sepela Field Programs will be offering four field courses this year:
- Field Photography
- Animal-Plant Interactions
- Primate Veterinary Care
- Field Primatology
We welcome students from all majors and backgrounds to join us for our
Fordham University/Louis Calder Center -REU in Ecology
The Louis Calder Center, the Biological Field Station of Fordham University, is offering a summer NSF-funded research program for undergraduate students in 2015. We ask for your assistance in bringing this valuable and exciting research opportunity to the attention of your undergraduates.
Our CSUR program is an NSF-REU site that provides paid research opportunities for talented and enthusiastic undergraduate students interested in conducting independent research in ecology, conservation and field biology. This program strongly encourages students from under-represented groups in science to apply.
10-week program: June 8 to August 14, 2015.
$5,000 stipend including housing and travel support
Application deadline: February 2, 2015
Students will collaborate with faculty mentors to develop an independent research project. A sample of some of the potential student projects for 2015 includes:
- Diversity/abundance of carrion beetles along an urban-to-rural gradient
- Cause of cyanobacterial blooms in a suburban lake
- Bat activity in New York City
- Energy use and seasonality in nymphal deer ticks, Ixodes scapularis
- Role of climate change on the evolution of introduced herbaceous plants
- Molecular ecology of coyotes in the Bronx and Westchester County, NY
- Differentiation of chipmunks in the northeastern US
- Genetic assessment of multiple microbial infections in blacklegged ticks near New York City
- Examine responses of plants, fungi and microbes to urbanization
- The nutritional role of algae in stream food webs
- Ecology of the Asian Tiger Mosquito, Ades albopictus, in southern New York State
Undergraduate Biology Education Research (UBER) REU Site at University of Georgia
We are happy to announce the second year of our Undergraduate Biology Education Research (UBER) REU Site at University of Georgia. UBER is a nine-week, NSF-funded program to involve undergraduates in designing and conducting research on undergraduate biology teaching and learning with mentorship from faculty in UGA’s Division of Biological Sciences and College of Education.
Details can be found at our website: http://uber.coe.uga.edu.
- Program dates: May 26 – July 24, 2015, 2015
- Students will be paid a stipend of $4500
- Housing will be provided in UGA dormitories at no cost
- Travel assistance to UGA is available up to $500 per student
- Application deadline: February 27, 2015
- Applications from students from minority-serving institutions and/or majoring in biology, education, psychology, anthropology, sociology and statistics are especially encouraged.
UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars
This national program provides participants with the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research with a faculty member and his/her research team, communicate their science in poster and oral presentations, prepare for graduate school, and receive a stipend, housing, meal allowance, and transportation to and from the UC Berkeley campus. Program dates are June 1 – August 7, 2015 and the application deadline is Monday, February 2, 2015. For more information about the program, please visit the following sites: UC Berkeley
Amgen Scholars Program Website at http://amgenscholars.berkeley.edu
National Amgen Scholars Program Website at http://amgenscholars.com
National Garden Club Scholarships 2015 http://www.gardenclub.org/scholarships/instructions-guidelines.aspx
Application deadline is February 1, 2015
Undergraduate Pipeline Network (UPN) summer research experience at the University of New Mexico’s Health Sciences Center. The application deadline is February 20, 2015.
The UPN program seeks to cultivate student interest in research while helping them develop the skills needed to apply for and succeed in post-baccalaureate education. During the ten-week summer program, UPN students conduct full-time research, mentored by their lab Principal Investigator (PI) and team of postdocs, technicians, graduate students, and other undergraduates. In addition, students participate in weekly seminars and team-building activities focused on professional development and networking. This year our program will run from May 28 through August 6, 2015, and requires a full time commitment from our students, who work on average of 40 hours per week. UPN students receive an academic fellowship (stipend) of up to $5000 for the summer.
The goals of our program are to provide the opportunity for undergraduate students to:
- Conduct biomedical or community-based/health disparities research for 10 weeks at a nationally recognized Health Sciences Center
- Build credentials for graduate, medical or other professional training.
- Improve writing, presentation and interview skills
- Assist in the design, collection, processing & analysis of scientific data.
- Learn cutting-edge research techniques and use state-of-the-art technology.
- Present their research to the New Mexico scientific community.
- Receive a summer stipend of up to $5000.
- “Experience so many interesting things” while having “a wonderful time” and a “great summer,” according to past participants.
With the mission of preparing and recruiting the next generation of research scientists and clinicians, we hope to expose students to the breadth of opportunities that exist within the fields of biomedical and community-based research. Please encourage students who are interested in research to apply for our program.
Our program information and application can be found at the links listed below:
UPN Program Information: http://hsc.unm.edu/research/brep/pipeline_overview.shtm
UPN 2015 Application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PWT635J
CLIMB UP- Undergraduate Program for Summer Research at UB
CLIMB fellows will
- Complete individualized lab rotations
- Learn and apply laboratory skills (1-week course)
- Gain exposure to a wide variety of STEM disciplines
- Discover graduate and professional school possibilities at UB
- Tour the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
- Present their research in a formal symposium setting
- Enjoy all that Summer in Buffalo Niagara region offers
- Build lasting relationships with mentors and fellow students
For more information visit buffalo.edu/climb/climb-up
Application are due by February 1, 2015.
Summer or Postbaccalaureate Research Program at The Genome Institute at Washington University
Sensing and Signaling in Biological Systems- University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Biochemistry and Cellular Molecular Biology
The BCMB Department at UT-Knoxville will once again offer a special REU program for undergraduates interested in hands-on scientific research experience. The broad focus is on Sensing and Signaling in Biological Systems. The team of REU faculty represent multiple modern scientific disciplines including cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, and computational biology.
We especially encourage rising sophomores and rising junior undergraduate science majors to apply.
Underrepresented minorities, women, and first generation college students are also strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must be a US citizen or a permanent resident.
More information and on-line applications are available at our web site, http://bcmb.utk.edu/undergraduate-studies/reu/
Research Experience for Undergraduates-University of Kentucky, Summer 2015
- 10 week summer program, May 26-July 31, 2015 for ten students
- Intensive research projects available on plants, insects, herps, and birds in terrestrial or aquatic habitats
- Mini-course and weekend field trips to areas of interest
- $5000 stipend, housing and allowance for food provided
Applications are due February 15, 2015
Research Experiences for Undergraduates, Maryland Sea Grant Summer 2015
Application Deadline is February 20, 2015
Undergraduate Research in Evolution and Systematics at AMNH (American Museum of National History)
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, funded by
the U.S. National Science Foundation, offers paid summer internships
for qualified undergraduate students to conduct research projects with
AMNH scientists in evolutionary biology and systematics, linked to
specific individual research projects. Included in the program are a
general orientation to the Museum and a series of weekly meetings at
which students discuss their research, present informal progress
reports, and participate in discussions and seminars as well as
graduate and research career opportunities. At the conclusion of the
internships, students deliver oral presentations of their work and
prepare publication quality research papers.
Successful applicants will receive a stipend and dormitory housing on a
nearby university campus, or an equivalent housing stipend, will be
provided together with a subsistence allowance. Based on need, travel
costs to and from New York City are also covered.
Amgen Scholars Program
Now approaching its ninth summer, the Amgen Scholars Program continues to offer undergraduates the opportunity to collaborate with faculty at top institutions on cutting-edge scientific research. In addition to ten renowned U.S. host institutions, we are excited to announce that U.S. students may now apply to be Amgen Scholars at leading institutions in Japan: Kyoto University, and The University of Tokyo.
Applications for the 2015 Amgen Scholars Program in the U.S. and Japan are now online. Note that applicants do not need to currently attend one of the U.S. or Japan host institutions to participate. In fact, Amgen Scholars have represented over 500 colleges and universities to date.
Application Deadline: February 2, 2015
The Conservation and Land Management Internship Program is now accepting applications for 2015! Please apply online at
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide funding for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East). The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
Maximum awards are $20,000 for the Boren Scholarships (for undergraduates) and $30,000 for the Boren Fellowships (for graduate students). In exchange for funding, recipients commit to working in the federal government for a minimum of one year. Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, fields of study and application procedures can be found at www.borenaward.org
The Goldwater Scholarship is a prestigious award that provides funding for students in the STEM fields who are planning a career in scientific research. The scholarship awards up to $7,000 annually, and the application is open to sophomores and juniors. Students are encouraged to start the application process soon as one major component of the application is a two-page research proposal. Students who are currently engaged in undergraduate research in a faculty lab have a distinct advantage in the competition and are highly encouraged to apply in this year’s cycle.
The application deadline is January 23, 2015.
NIH IRTA (for undergrads at graduation)
No deadline but sooner is better
Health Communications Internship program (all levels)
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