Application Deadline: September 4th, 2015 by 5:00pm
Abstract Deadline: September 7th, 2015 by 5:00pm
Event Date: September 9th, 2015 at 4:00pm
Event Date: September 9th, 2015 at 6:00pm
We are excited to announce the 2015-2016 Peer Mentors! If you have any questions about undergraduate research and inquiry, feel free to stop by the office in GS 209, or contact one of our Peer Mentors here!
Fund Your Research and Creative Activities!
FAU Undergraduate Research Grants
Deadline Dates: October 15th for Fall/Spring funding, and - NEW THIS SPRING - April 15th for Summer/Fall funding.
Deadline Date: November 15th
First Wave – An Undergraduate Research and Entrepreneurship Competition: Deadline for applications are September 25 th, 2015
First Wave funds students’ innovative ideas targeting societal problems. Ideas could include start-ups, technology, processes, designs, instruments, policies, or community based research. Projects are judged and given monetary awards at the end of the spring semester.
The John Nambu Memorial Summer Research Experience Program Deadline for applications: February 15, 2015
FAU Broward Research Symposium and Awards
FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute: Summer Internships
Deadline: March 1, annually
Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduate Students in Jupiter: Full-time research opportunities await undergraduate students in Jupiter this summer (May 12-August 4, 2014). These are exciting and once-in-a-lifetime chances to perform research in sophisticated neuroscience labs while expanding your scientific expertise, networking, critical thinking skills, reasoning and troubleshooting abilities.
FAU Partner Institution Opportunities
Scripps offers mentoring and research experiences to undergraduates that range from semester-long academic credit programs from nearby colleges and universities to full-time summer research opportunities.
Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute Internships
VGTI Florida offers a Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Program to qualified undergraduate students interested in a career in the life sciences.
National Undergraduate Internship and Fellowship OpportunitiesPrestige Scholarships: There are a variety of prestige scholarships: some require applicants to be nominated by their university through an internal selection process; but for others, students apply directly to the scholarship program. Find out more at the link!
Federal Internships and Fellowships: Internship and Fellowship Opportunities in Science disciplines
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) invites high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in science to submit applications for the 2015 Summer Research Program. To apply and for complete program information, see the online application form . Interns work with NIDA-funded scientists ( online brochure (PDF, 2.1MB) ) for 8 weeks in the field of substance abuse and addiction research at research institutions across the United States. Internships may involve a variety of experiences including laboratory experiments, data collection and analysis, patient interviews, literature reviews and more.
Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers:
- Scholarship support
- Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
- Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation
NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (Postbac IRTA)
The NIH Postbac IRTA program (CRTA, Cancer Research Training Award, in the National Cancer Institute) provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH.
FAU Student Government Travel Funding
Faseb MARC Program
The FASEB MARC Program provides funding for travel awards to support the participation of Faculty/ Mentors and Students, and Poster/Platform (Oral) Presenters at selected scientific meetings and conferences. The awards help to defray meeting registration and travel-related expenses (lodging, transportation, per diem) for eligible undergraduateand PhD/graduate students, postdoctorates, junior faculty and mentors/faculty scientists who are individuals of groups identified as being underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.
Pathways to Sciences: Use this website to find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring.
Web Guru is an interactive web-based tool intended to assist undergraduates navigate the hurdles of an undergraduate research experience