The NASA Space Grant Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is a summer quarter undergraduate research opportunity for STEM undergraduates at the University of Washington. Student researchers work under the guidance of a UW faculty member, postdoctoral scholar or research scientist on a physical or natural sciences project. SURP awards are $5,000 for a full time summer intern (40 hours a week) and $2,500 for a part-time summer intern (20 hours a week). Applications will be accepted until April 14, 2017. More information about the program can be found here.
The American Heart Association (AHA) Summer Undergraduate Fellowships offer students the opportunity to participate in intensive 10-week research experiences at UC San Diego. In addition to working closely with faculty members on cutting-edge research projects, the students will participate in a number of professional development activities and will present their research at the Summer Research Conference at UC San Diego. Students will receive a $4,000 stipend; a limited number of travel and living subsidies are available. Applications will be accepted until February 15, 2017. More information about the program can be found here or in the attached flyer.
Mahina is designed for students who intend to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral and public health research fields. It is the only MHIRT program that exposes students to Indigenist approaches to wellness and Indigenous research ethics and protocols. The program features onsite immersion in Aotearoa (New Zealand) and research learning opportunities with Indigenous peoples. The program offers trainees funding for travel and housing costs and a stipend for living expenses. Applications will be accepted until March 10, 2017. More information about the program can be found here.
The Stanford Undergraduate Research Association encourages undergraduates in all disciplines to apply to the 2017 Stanford Research Conference, which will be held on April 14-16 on the campus of Stanford University. Past participants have presented summer research projects, senior theses, and other work guided by faculty. Applications will be accepted until February 17, 2017. More information about the conference can be found here.
The IHME Internship offers undergraduates a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic and agile organization at the intersection of nonprofit work, technology development, academia, and research. Interns will contribute to mission-critical work, learn from experts in the field, and interact with diverse and international staff. Internships are offered in the following areas: research, global engagement, technology, and financial planning. Applications will be accepted until February 16, 2017. More information about the program can be found here.
Interested in applying to the Undergraduate Research Symposium? Need help writing an abstract? Attend a URP abstract writing workshop! Workshops will answer the following questions: What exactly is an abstract? How do I write one? What information do I include? What information do I exclude? Upcoming workshops are scheduled for Monday, February 6 from 3:30 – 4:20 pm and Thursday, February 9 from 3:30 – 4:20 pm. You can register for a workshop here.
In addition to the abstract workshops, the Undergraduate Research Program and Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) are hosting an abstract open house on Wednesday, February 8 from 4:30-6:30 pm in HUB 145. Graduate students and URP staff will be on hand to offer feedback on abstract writing and drafts. All STEM undergraduate researchers interested in applying to the Symposium, SACNAS 2017, or other conferences are encouraged to attend. See the attached flyer for more information.
The I-Corps Site program recruits exploratory business ventures started by faculty, staff, students and alumni, providing teams the infrastructure needed to accelerate business exploration and creation. Each I-Corps grant will provide $2,500 to eligible teams as they gain first-hand feedback from potential customers and clients. Applications will be accepted until February 16, 2017. More information about the grant can be found here.
Present! Volunteer! Attend!
The application is now OPEN to present at the 20th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Friday, May 19, 2017.
Learn more about applying and writing an abstract for your application by attending upcoming sessions. More info at symposium.uw.edu.
The ISB Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences Program offers undergraduates with a diversity of backgrounds, career goals and experiences a paid opportunity to experience research side by side with experts in systems biology. The program is currently seeking 3+ undergraduate students to intern with ISB scientists during the summer of 2017. Applications will be accepted until February 12, 2017. More information can be found here.
This year’s Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium will feature two days (May 5-6) of panels and break-out sessions in honor of Native youth. How do young people look to the future of their Native nations and communities and their sacred relations with their place and their planet? The symposium will offer an opportunity to share knowledge, experience, and expertise on tribal food sovereignty initiatives, food justice and security, traditional foods and health, indigenous foods systems and global climate change. More information about the event can be found here.