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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Math and Science

Program Location Major App Req. Deadline
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Summer Research Program Syracuse University, NY Science, Math and Engineering download application, personal statement, copy of transcripts, two references, faculty of interest Ongoing
Summer Undergraduate Mathematics Research: Math Research REU (SUMaR) Kansas State University, Kansas Mathematics Submit transcripts, 2 reference letters, personal statement, personal demographic info to March 1
UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars Program University of California, Berkeley Science and Biotechnology Online Application, Statement of Purpose, 2 letters of rec and college transcript(s) Febuary 3
Summer Biomedical Training Program University of Maryland, Baltimore County Biomedical or behavioral sciences Download application, 1 copy of official transcript, 2 letters of rec, personal statement March 1
Improving Diversity in Optometric Careers Program Ohio State University Optometry online app, email addresses of two recs Available January 1
The Rockerfeller University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Rockerfeller University, NY Biochemistry; structural biology and chemistry; molecular, cell and dev. biology; immunology; virology and microbiology; neuroscience; physics; and mathematical biology. Online Application, 2 page summary statement, 2 letters of rec from professors who can attest to research experience and official transcript(s) Febuary 1
The American Economic Association Summer Training Program University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM Economics TBD February 14
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SUROP) Kansas State University, Kansas The Sciences, Psychology, English, Engineering online app, statement of purpose, faculty of interest, official transcripts, letters of rec from 2 professors February 1
Summer Undergraduate Research Program Alabama A&M University, Alabama (also 6 weeks at Nanjing Forest University in China) The Sciences download application, statement of purpose, copy of transcripts, two references February 7
Summer Research Program in Biophysics University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Biophysics Online application, personal statement, unoffocial transcripts, 2 letters of rec, two faculty evaluation forms February 15
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Mayo Graduate School, Minnesota Science (Interest in biomedical research) complete online application and upload required materials here. Febuary 1
Undergraduate Research in the Ecology and Evolution of Changing Environments: Mechanisms to Response: Biology REU Kansas State University, Kansas Science, with an interest in biology Complete application, 2 page interest essay, unofficial copies of transcript, 2 letters of rec March 1
Summer Academy in Sustainable Bioenergy: Sustainability REU Kansas State University, Kansas All science, socioeconomic, agricultural, and engineering majors are welcome to apply  TBD February 15
KSRE Multicultural Summer Fellowship Program Kansas State University, Kansas Field of agriculture Download application, statement of purpose, brief writing sample, official transcript, rec form and fellowship form from faculty member April 5
Summer Undergraduate Research Program Gerstner Sloan- Ketterling: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Biomedical related sciences Online application, official transcript, 2 letters of rec, admission essay February 1st
Summer Internship Program (Diversity Program) Johns Hopkins University, MD Biomedical research and public health research Application describing relevant course work, research experience and future plans regarding a career in science.  Also two letters of recommendation and official transcripts February 1
The Summer Undergraduate Research Program ( SURP) at New York University Medical Center New York University Medical Center, NY Pre-med, The Sciences Complete online application, personal statement, letters of rec, official transcript February 1
Agmen Scholars Progam at UCLA University of California, Los Angeles, CA Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Bioengineering and chemical engineering Complete online application, faculty mentor request form, personal statement, unofficial transcript, letter of rec February 3
Brain Research Insitute Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (BRI-SURE) at UCLA University of California, Los Angeles, CA Interest in Neuroscience research or Physiology TBD March 31
The Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics and Engineering Research (CASPER) Baylor University, Texas Physical Science Online application form, 2 letters of rec, official transcript February 24
Summer REU Program in the Chemical Sciences University of Michigan Chemistry Complete online applicaton here. February 14
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Physics & Astronomuy Louisiana State University Physics and Astronomy Complete application, 2-3 letters of recommendation, transcript, and a 1 page self statement February 15
Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Indiana University Bloomington Animal Behavior Transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, complete application February 11

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