Friday, December 21, 2012

University of Delaware 2013 Marine Science Summer Internship

The program will run for 10 weeks (June 3-August 9, 2013).  Student support includes a $5,750 stipend, campus housing, and travel assistance.  For information on the program,   The application form and instructions for submitting supporting docuemtns are available at /summer/summerInternApplication.aspx    Any questions, please contact Ana Dittel, REU Coordinator at 302-645-4275 or at  

Summer Undergrad Research Scholarship - Alfred I. duPont Hospital for

This is a 10 week paid scholarships are avilable for undergradute students to pursue biomedical research at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for children in Wilmington, DE.   Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 and interest in basic and applied sciences, health care, pre-med or related fields.   Program runs from June 3 through August 9, 2013.   On-line information and application:   Application deadline is January 18, 2013.

Maryland Sea Grant REU Undergraduate Research Opportunity

This Program runs from May 19th until August 22, 2013 and offers a $6,000 stipend plus housing and travel suport to and from host institution.   Applications are due March 1, 2013.  For information or to apply,;   They are particularly interested in supporting talented students from institutions where access to marine science and to research projects is limited and who are from underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Chemistry

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is excited to announce that they have 10 research positions for undergraduates during Summer 2013.   Nine of the positions are part of our NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program.   The tenth position is for our Faculty/Student Pair Program.   For the REU program they offer a 10 week research program with a $5,000 stipend plus room and board.   To apply or learn more:  Faculty/Student Pair program is open to only one pair from a four-year college or university.  This summer stipend for the professional member will be $6,000 per month for up to two full months of full-time commitment to the project.   The student will receive the same level of support and experiences as the REU students during the same 10 weeks of commitment.   To apply or learn more:     Application Deadline for both programs is February 15, 2013

The Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels NSF REU

The Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels (C2B2) is now seeking applications for the 2013 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate Program (C2B2/NSF REU).  Apply now Students from all majors are eligible.   Applications from underrepresented students are strongly encouraged and you must be a US citizen, permanent resident or international students to receive funding.   Completed applications must be received as of February 17, 2013 at 11:59 PM.   Any questions?   Please email or call 303-735-2503

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Environmental Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR)

The NCEH/ATSDR are offering a paid 10-week summer internship program for students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked.   The program runs from June 12 to August 16, 2013 and a stipend of $600 a week will be paid.   Eligibility requirements are US citizenship or permanent resident (with green card), full time enrollment at a college or university as a rising junior or rising senior by fall 2013 and minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.   Application deadline is January 30, 2013.   For an application visit the website:   For more information, please email Jay Nielsen or Crista Essig at

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Stowers Summer Scholars Program

The Stowers Summer Scholars Program at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research offers students with a passion for science the extraordinary opportunity to join a laboratory and immerse themselves in a research topic full-time over a ten-week period to explore a potential career in science.   For more information, contact:  Ana Pedraza, Coordinator at 816-926-4400;

The University of North Texas Summer NSF-REU Program

University of North Texas invite you to apply for their Summer 2013 NSF-REU 10-week program.  This program will begin June 3.  Possible research areas include:  Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Catalysis Synthetic Organometallic Chemistry, to name a few.  A $5,000 stipend, plus housing is being offered, funds are availble to help defray travel costs to and from the REU site.  Applications and additional information can be found on:   Applications for the program are due by March 1, 2013 and should be emailed to Shawn Adams, Chemistry NSF-REU Coordinator,  or call 940-565-4372

Miami University Summer Undergraduate Program

The Miami University of Ohio is conducting undergraduate research this summer.   This 10-week NSF funded progam will emphasize research and counseling in Biochemistry and Chemistry.  The program runs from June 3 - August 9, 2013 with free housing and a $5,000 stipend.  Application deadline is March 1, 2013.   For more information, and to apply online, go to: or, email at:

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Summer Research Opportunity

The University of Iowa Medical Scientist Training Program is sponsoring an unique summer research opportunity combined MD/PhD Program.  The Iowa Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Program provides highly motivated undergraduates exposure to the career and training pathway of the physician-scientist.   Participants carry out independent research under the direction of an established mentor in a clinical or basic science department.  The program will run from May 28 - August 2, 2013.  Eligible students are US citizens or permanent residents who will graduate in the 2013-2014 academic year.   Applicants must have had previous research experience.   Selected applicants received a stipend of $4,150 plus lodging and a travel allowance for travel to/from Iowa City.   The application deadline is February 4, 2013.   We encourage you to view our website for further SUMR Program information, including an on-line application. 

West Virginia University Center for Neuroscience Summer Internships

West Virginia University Center for Neuroscience has 12 Summer Undergraduate Research internships.   Accepted students will have the opportunity to participate in an intensive and enjoyable research experience.   The WVU Center for Neuroscience supports broad-based research across over 40 laboratories housed in modern research facilities.   The center offers state-of-the-art technical capabilites and techniques such as genomics, non-linear optical microscopy, transgenic animal and microarray facilities, three-dimensional tissue analysis, and human neuroimaging using high field MRI and combined PET/CT imaging.   The SURI program will run from May 28 - July 29, 2013.   Online applications will be accepted from students currently enrolled at a college or university in the U.S. who have completed their 2nd or 3rd year.  Preference will be givn to those with strong background in biology, neuroscience, physics, chemistry, engineering, or psychology, with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.   Applicants are required to submit their curriculum vitae, official college transcripts, and two letters of recommendation.  Application deadline is February 1, 2013, with the research awards to be announced as early as March 1, 2013.   For more information about the program, please visit:

Monday, November 26, 2012

UT Southwestern Medical Center Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

UT Southwestern Medical Center is sponsoring two programs.   Both programs will run from June 3rd through August 9th, 2013.   Participants will be selected based on their letters of reference, course work, and experience.   The stipend for the 10-week program is $4,000.   Application deadline is Febraury 9, 2013.   The first program is sponsored by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.   Please go to this website to apply and find more information:   The second program is sponsored by the Quantitative and Physical Science Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QQP-SURF) Program.   To get more info and apply go to:    If you would like these flyers sent to you electronically email

The Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Summer Research

The Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences sponsors a 10-week research program for outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences.  (The program begins on the first Monday in June and runs for 10 consecutive weeks.)    Applicants should have a minimum 3.0 GPA and should have completed at least general biology and/or introductory chemistry.   Stipend is $4,000 and housing.  (Four exceptional students will be selected and names "Rubin and Sarah Shaps Scholars".)  Applications will be accepted from undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, or juniors who are contemplating a career in biomedical related sciences.  Deadline for submission of all application materials is February 1.   Applicants will be notified of a decision between March 1 and March 15.  For more information and to apply, please go to: or call 649-888-6639

Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology SUNY Upstate Medical University

College of Graduate Studies at the SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York will again be offering the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program.   This program will run from June 10, 2013 through August 16, 2013 and is intended for students who are finishing their junior year and are good prospective candidates for careers in biomedical research.   This program is designed and funded to attract students into Ph.D. or MD/PhD training as differentiated from straight MD training.  The application deadline is February 15, 2013.  Extra attention will be given to underrepresented students for this opportunity.  To apply and to get further information please go to or contact Dr. Mark Schmitt (315) 464-8713 or email him at:

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

NSF REU site for Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at the Unviersity of Akron

Once again, the University of Akron is pleased to announce that their NSF REU site for Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering will accept applications for the summer 2013.   This year's stipend amount is $7,000 and the deadline for applications is February 1, 2013.   This program is primarily for undergraduate students who are currently sophomores or juniors, although freshmen may be considered.   Please go to the website for more information and to apply:   If you have any questions please contact the Director, Kelli Fetter at 330-972-7667 or 

ACS Nuclear & Radiochemistry Undergraduate Summer Schools

The Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring two INTENSIVE six-week Summer Schools in Nuclear and Radiochemistry for undergraduates.  Funding is proveded by the US Department of Energy.   Fellowships include a stipend of $4,000, all tuition and fees, etc.  Each summer school is limited to 12 students - San Jose State University (CA) and Brookhaven National Lab (NY).  Completed applications must be received no later than February 1, 2013.  Announcement of awards will be made in mid March 2013.  Applicants must be US citizens.  For more information contact:  Prof. J. David Robertson, Director 573-882-5346 or email:      On-line application forms are available at: 

SURP - Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech has an excellent opportunity for a number of advanced undergraduates to participate in research this summer, 2013.   You can earn $7,000 during the 11 week program.   Conduct research with science and engineering faculty mentors.  Rising juniors and seniors are preferred (U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident).   The research is from May 20th until August 2, 2013.  Application Review begins February 1, 2013, so apply early.  For more information and to apply online, visit :

Monday, February 20, 2012

University of Alabama - Summer Undergraduate Research

University of Alabama announces their 2012 SURP supported by the National Science Foundation for students (Preferably juniors, who will be seniors in the 2012-2013 academic year) who plan to attend graduate school in chemistry or a related field. Each student will receive a $5,150 stipend plus on-campus housing during this 10 week program May 28 to August 3, 2012. Deadline for application is February 28, 2012. If you need application forms or more information please contact: or go to our website:

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Penn State University Summer Undergraduate Research

Penn State University, with funding from the NSF and the 3M Foundation, is offering summer undergraduate program this summer from May 24th - August 3rd, 2012. You must be a US citizen or a permanent resident, a rising junior or senior, and have a minum GPA of 3.0. Application Deadline is February 29, 2012. For more information and to apply, visit:

University of Southern California Summer Undergraduate Research

NSF sponsored Summer Undergraduate Research at University of Southern California. Stipend, housing, meals, student health insurance and travel costs are included. This is a ten-week program that runs from May 30th - August 4th, 2012. Open to sophomores or juniors who are US citizens or permanent residents. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Fill out an application online by March 15, 2012.

Summer Employment Opportunities - Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth have job opportunities for this coming Summer. The positions are: teaching assistant, resident assistant, program assistant, general assistant, health assistant, instructor and various administrative positions. Dates are: Session 1 - June 21-July 14; Session 2 - July 14-August 4. For more information, go to: If you would like to contact them please email or call 410-735-6185.

University of Nebraska Lincoln - Faculy/Student Summer Research Program

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Chemistry announces a summer research experience for a faculty and student pair. They are seeking one pair (professor and undergraduate student) from a four year college. Summer stipends will be provided and it is anticipated that the collaboration will continue during the 2012/2013 academic year. The summer stipend for the professional member will be $6,000 per month for up to two full months of full-time commitment to the project. The student will receive $5,000 plus room and board for 10 weeks of commitment to the project. For more information, please visit: Application Deadline is March 16, 2012.

Villanova's Department of Chemistry's Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Each year, the Department of Chemistry offers undergraduate students opportunities to work on an independent research project with a faculty mentor. These are paid positions that are supported through faculty research grants or through other funds available through the Department. I encourage you to meet with Chemistry faculty to discuss research possibilities in their laboratories, both in the summer and during the school year. If you are curious about the research being done in the Department, several faculty will be describing their research at PDS on Tuesday, March 13, in Mendel 101. I also suggest speaking with your classmates and with our graduate students about the research they are doing. Applications for summer undergraduate research should be completed with a faculty mentor and returned to the Chemistry office by Friday, March 23, 2012; all faculty have an electronic copy of the form. Awards will be announced during the first week of April and the number of awards will depend on funding available. A limited number of room and board awards will be available as well.