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Miscellaneous Information for Summer Research

2010 Summer Research with NIH/NIDA. A pdf file listing over 100 summer research sites sponsored by the Nat'l Inst. on Drug Abuse, along with application instructions, can be found at their website.

Click here for Several Searchable Databases of Summer Research Opportunities and over 100 Summer Research URLs

Students can now search an online database to locate summer research opportunity programs at several host universities, institutions, and laboratories. FASEB/MARC Summer Research Database

Graduate School Programs throughout the nation offering IGERT support.

The Student Conservation Association accepts applications year round for internships in every state. You can search by state or by keyword for internships on their website Deadlines are 4 months before the time you would like to serve. Downloadable Application

The listings below are only selections out of hundreds of available summer research positions. For a comprehensive listing do a "Google" search for:   Summer Undergraduate Research 2010

Check out the summer opportunities listed on the UMBC Undergraduate Education website

January Deadlines

The Biomedical Research Appreniceship Program at Washington Univesity in St. Louis, MO. A 10 week summer research internship for exceptional students interested in pursuing biomedical research careers. Online Application. Deadline not given, but applications will be reviewed beginning in December.

Summer undergraduate research program for 2010 at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 10 week program Application and Information Deadline January 15, 2010

Summer undergraduate research scholarship, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. 10 week paid scholarships for biomedical research. 3.0 GPA and interest in Basic and Applied Sciences, Healthcare, Pre-med or related fields. Application Information Deadline January 22, 2010

February Deadlines

The Garden Club of America offers scholarships and fellowships for various environmental studies. Application Information

UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the 2010 Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology. This national program provides participants with the opportunity to conduct research with a faculty member, obtain college research units, and receive a stipend, room and board, and transportation to and from the UC Berkeley campus. Application Information Deadline February 2, 2010

The Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP) site is now updated to accept applications for summer 2010. Application and Information Applicatio;n Deadline typically beginning of February.

Harvard University Division of Medical Sciences, Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program (SHURP) - Website Postmark by Feb 1, 2010

Summer Research in the Amgen Scholars Program at Columbia University. Details and Application Information Deadline February 2, 2010

2009 Summer Research Opportunities at the University of California, San Francisco. Details and Application Information Deadline February 2, 2010

Summer 2010 Undergraduate Research Programs at the University of Missouri (Animal Sciences, Plant Genomics, Cell & Molecular Biology) for 24 non-Univ. of Missouri students. Application Information Deadline February 12, 2010

2010 Nanotechnology Summer Internships - Physics, Chemistry, Engineering and BioSciences. See the website for participating sites (there are 14 in a joint REU Program). On-line Application Deadline Feb. 10 (online) and Feb. 17 (Paper Receipt).

Maryland Sea Grant's Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Estuarine Science. 12 week program during summer 2009. May 17 to August 9. $4200 stipend plus housing and travel to and from site. Undergraduates are selected in many disciplines, including engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, ecology and marine and environmental science. Application Information Deadline February 17, 2010.

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at the University of Iowa. Check out their Website Deadline 15 February 2010

Summer Program for Undergraduate Research, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin - Apply Online Deadline Feb. 15, 2010.

Shannon Point Marine Center, Western Washington University - NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site Application Info - Deadline Feb. 15, 2010

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships at the University of Cincinnati. See their Website - Deadline 15 Feb 2010

Harvard University Summer Program in Quantitative Science - The Summer Program is an intensive 4-week program, during which highly qualified undergraduates receive a whirlwind introduction to the fields of biostatistics and epidemiology and to the use of quantitative methods for biological, environmental, public health, and medical research. The program also provides advice about graduate school and the application process through GRE preparation, meetings with different departments of the Harvard School of Public Health, and individualized mentoring by Harvard faculty. Application Information
Deadline February 15, 2010

Caltech's Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology, chemistry, and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry. Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors, must be attending a four-year university, and must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required. Support: Amgen Scholars will receive a $5500 award, round-trip air transportation, a generous housing allowance, and a food allowance.
Application Information Deadline February 17, 2010

March Deadlines

NIH Natonal Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research. The Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research and its sister program, the Summer Research Fellowship Program, offer students the unique opportunity to join one of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ (NIAID’s) research laboratories for a minimum of 8 weeks beginning in May through September. Application Information Deadline March 1, 2010