Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Summer research programs at the University of Nebraska

This 10-week residential summer research experience provides mentoring and research experiences while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life. Students with a strong interest in graduate programs are particularly encouraged to apply.

STIPEND RANGE: $5,000-$6,000
START DATE: June 4, 2018
END DATE: August 7, 2018

Research Programs include:

  • Applied Plant Systems
  • Bioenergy Systems
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Integrated Agronomic Systems
  • Materials Sciences (MRSEC)
  • Minority Health Disparities
  • Nanohybrid Functional Materials
  • Nanotechnology
  • Redox Biology
  • Sustainability
  • Systems Biology
  • Virology

Participation in the Nebraska Summer Research Program is limited to students who meet the following criteria:
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Current undergraduate with at least one semester of coursework remaining before obtaining a bachelor's degree (E.g., students graduating in May are not eligible for the Summer Research Program for the summer in which they graduate.)
  • Each research program may have unique criteria or prerequisites, learn more by visiting the research programs pages.

Preference will be given to students based on these criteria:
  • Completion of advanced coursework related to the research area
  • Junior or senior standing with one year of remaining undergraduate coursework
  • Evidence of interest in pursuing an advanced degree (master's or Ph.D.)

Applications are especially encouraged from students in these groups:
  • Historically underrepresented in graduate education, including students with disabilities
  • Currently attending academic institutions where research programs are limited

Priority deadline: February 1, 2018
Applications close: March 1, 2018

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