Ole Miss Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Chemistry. As long as you have completed your freshman year of college and have not yet graduated, you’re eligible to apply to participate in Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Research Program activities and work on a research project this summer under the direction of a faculty adviser. Students accepted to the program will receive a stipend, a housing and meal plan, and travel assistance.

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates in South Dakota. The NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Site at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the University of South Dakota, and South Dakota State University provides undergraduates with research opportunities in Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Chemistry, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science. Check out the following link for more information about the program and access to the application: http://spact-center.org/REU/.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Apply for Student Research Awards (SRA), Faculty Matching Grants (FMG), or Funded Research Opportunity Grants (FROG). Check out www.bu.edu/urop for more information regarding the program and the application process.

STEM Funding and Research Oppurtunities on PathwaysToScience.org

Off-Campus Paid Undergraduate Research Placements:
For Financial Support in Graduate School:
For tips on applying and associated resources:
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Cross-Disciplinary Training in Sustainable Chemistry and Chemical Processes
REU Summer

Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University

Michigan State REU

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
HS-STEM Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.

Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at: Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship required

How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at



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