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The National Science Foundation lists chemistry summer research opportunities at universities. (89 programs this year!)
The American Chemical Society list internships at companies.
The listings below are from programs that have contacted Beloit directly looking for participants.

We are pleased to announce that the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Interdisciplinary Materials Research at Southern Illinois University is currently accepting applications for the Summer of 2018 (its 13th summer of operation). 

Our program is particularly interested in attracting candidates (preferably in their first, second, or third years of college) from groups traditionally under-represented in Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering; as always, all applications are welcome.  Application forms and details about the program are available on-line at:  Review of applications will commence after February 26, 2018; applications received after that date will still be reviewed until all positions are filled. 

Our program will begin May 29, 2018 and will commence for approximately 9 weeks.  Participating students will work with mentors from the Departments of Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, or Microbiology to perform materials research (broadly defined)—with emphases in nanoscience/nanotechnology, energy research, smart materials, biomaterials, materials characterization/spectroscopy, polymers, computational modeling, and materials fabrication among other subjects.  In this program, students will work on independent research projects and receive hands-on training in the use of state-of-the-art instrumentation and methods.

Student benefits include a stipend of nearly $5000, $1,000 research expenditure allowance, free college housing, and a travel allowance to facilitate transportation from the student’s home institution or to conferences (up to $750).

My name is Pere Miro and I'm one of two new assistant professors in the department of Chemistry at the University of South Dakota. My colleague Dr. Bess Vlaisavljevich and I are both computational chemists and we are contacting you to let you know that we are actively recruiting students interested in computational chemistry to apply to our graduate program. I have attached a brochure about our research and our group websites are hosted at

Additionally, the chemistry department has a summer research experiences for undergraduates (REU) program as well as other summer undergraduate research opportunities and I would like to encourage your students to apply to it. This summer the department plans to fund ~20 undergraduate students both in experimental and computational chemistry, so Dr. Vlaisavljevich and myself are actively searching for students interested in chemistry and computers to join our group over the summer.

If your students are interested or want to know a bit more about our graduate school or undergraduate summer research opportunities, they can write directly to me and I would be happy to help them in any way I can. Review of applications will begin March 5, 2018.

Thank you very much in advance,

Pere Miro

We will be hosting 10 undergraduate researchers this summer at Georgia Tech in our REU program focused on Aquatic Chemical Ecology (ACE).

Our program website is and includes program details, contact information, and instructions for application.

The application deadline is February 15, 2018.  The full-time, 10-week program will start May 21 and run until July 27.  Participants will receive a stipend of $5000 plus accommodations with kitchen facilities in university housing, and help with travel expenses to and from Atlanta.

Students can go to our website for more information and to apply.  Any U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program is eligible, unless they have already been part of an NSF-REU program in Ocean Sciences or unless they will graduate before this summer.  We are particularly interested in increasing our proportion of minority students and in reaching students at non-PhD granting universities.

Our research theme of Aquatic Chemical Ecology is broadly interpreted.  We have 3 core areas of research for students to choose from: Biological and geochemical transformations of chemicals in aquatic ecosystems; Sensory biology and ecology of aquatic chemical communication; Ecological roles and consequences of chemicals in aquatic environments.  We have a particularly strong core of faculty focused on microbial systems.  This program is an excellent choice for undergraduates majoring in any field of biology, chemistry, earth/ocean science, civil engineering, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, and related bioengineering areas who want to apply their classroom learning to an interdisciplinary research environment to solve complex scientific problems and learn about the importance of chemically-mediated processes.

Frank Stewart, REU co-director,
Brian Hammer, REU co-director,
Benita Black, REU coordinator,
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Biological Sciences

Northern Illinois University pleased to announce our 2018 NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) summer program. Our summer session (June 3–August 11, 2018) will provide exciting research opportunities for both undergraduate students as well as faculty/undergraduate team pairs. Each participating student or faculty/student team will be matched with an NIU faculty mentor. Research projects cover a broad range of topics in the chemical and biochemical fields, such as chemical synthesis, energy storage and protein engineering. All participants will receive a $5,000 stipend and free housing is provided for all student participants. Additional details, as well as the online applications, may be found at

• Applications received by February 28, 2018 receive full consideration.
• Primary selection criteria include academic record, career objectives and letters of recommendation.
• Each individual student or faculty/student team is matched with an NIU faculty mentor.
• Research opportunities range across a broad variety of research areas, such as chemical synthesis, nanomaterials, drug discovery, protein engineering, and computer modeling.
• Activities include workshops on scientific communication, lab safety, responsible conduct in research, as well as student research seminars and an end of program student poster session.

Ralph A. Wheeler and James R. Horn
Directors of the Chemistry and Biochemistry REU program
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL 60115

Questions? See our FAQ on our webpage: (or email us at

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce the 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program (SURF Pitt 2018).  Summer research opportunities are available for up to five female and/or minority undergraduate students in the STEM disciplines who are expecting to graduate in 2019.  Students selected for the program will receive a stipend of $371 per week for 10 weeks of summer research starting on May 27th and running until August 4th.  Students will also be provided free housing on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

Interested students are encouraged to apply on line at  Applicants are required to send their cover letter, official or unofficial transcript, and a prioritized list of four Chemistry Department research groups in which they are interested.  Two letters of recommendation must be sent directly to Debbie Hunt ( Review of applications for these positions will begin on February 1st. 

Prof. Kazunori Koide
SURF Pitt 2017 Chair

The Nebraska Summer Research Program offers students an excellent opportunity to hone research skills and to experience life as a graduate student at a Big Ten university. Students will enhance their academic resume, work closely with faculty and peers, and have fun with social and professional development activities, all while receiving numerous benefits.

Students historically underrepresented in graduate education are encouraged to apply; however, due to funding restrictions, participation is limited to U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents (those holding a green card.)

Find the 2018 Programs Here

We are committed to quality mentoring and research projects and limit our summer offerings to active research labs and projects led by faculty who have established themselves as excellent undergraduate student mentors.

Our online application makes it easy to apply for up to three different research groups. Priority review of applications begins Thursday, February 1 and all applications are due by Thursday, March 1.

Apply Now

Alisha Hanshaw
Director, Graduate Enrollment
Office of Graduate Studies
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Franciscan-AbbVie, Undergraduate, Medicinal Chemistry Neglected Disease Research Summer Internship.
This program is designed for both experienced and inexperienced research students with an interest in industrial research and/or outreach for the poor. We are now selecting participants for our 8th consecutive summer.

This internship is designed to give real-world research opportunities to undergraduates. This internship will provide u a chance to experience the pharmaceutical industry in a unique and student community focused educational experience. Eligible students have or will have completed a full year of Organic Chemistry by summer 2018. Preference will be given to Chemistry and Biochemistry majors interested in graduate school and/or industry, but the internship is not limited to those students. Strong pre-med, pre-health, and pre-professional students who excel in organic chemistry courses and who are interested in more fully exploring this interface of their talents and interests are encouraged to apply.

Because of the small number of schools where we advertise, the applicant pool is usually small compared to other similar summer internship programs and generally has a pretty high acceptance rate. We will be looking to send between six and eight interns for the summer of 2018. We have received wonderful feedback from interns over the years and look forward to another great summer!

Jeffrey J. Rohde, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering
Franciscan Institute for World Health (FIWH), Co-Director
Franciscan Institute for Science and Health, Co-Director

Summer REU Program in Marine Science at the University of Delaware, an NSF-Funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.

Interns will work with faculty in a research-intensive setting on a research topic in chemical, physical, or biological oceanography, marine biology or marine geology. In addition to hands-on research experience, student support includes a $6,000 stipend, campus housing, and travel assistance.

Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation's Division of Ocean Sciences, this REU program supports ten undergraduate students to conduct research in marine science.  The program will take place at the University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp campus in the resort community of Lewes, located on the shores of the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean near Cape Henlopen State Park.

More information and the application can be found on our website. You may also be interested to hear directly from former interns, or see one of our field trips from last summer.

For more information, please contact:
Joanna York
Director, UD REU program in Marine Science

Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program

For over 15 years, the Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program has provided U.S. college undergraduates, entering their Senior year, with a rare opportunity to work on supervised research projects at the Institut Pasteur. The Foundation's goal is to encourage and inspire students in the pursuit of a scientific career within the context of an international laboratory experience.

Each year, selected laboratories at the Institut Pasteur host U.S. undergraduate students. 
Internships must begin on or after Monday, June 4, 2018 and conclude on Friday, July 27, 2018, for a total of ten weeks.
2018 applications must be submitted on or before Friday, January 26, 2018. 

  • Apply: Application [Online]
  • General Questions: FAQ [pdf]
  • Application Questions: Application Instructions [pdf]
  • 2018 Labs: 2018 Summer Internship Labs [pdf]
  • During the internships, interns will carry out research supervised by a lab mentor. Applicants should be eager to engage with a different culture, and self-sufficient enough to arrange travel and secure housing in Paris. Depending on availability, affordable housing in a residence on campus may be possible. Interns will receive $6,500 to defray travel, housing and living expenses.

    Applicants must:
  • Be undergraduates with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in biosciences and biomedical research (prior lab experience is highly recommended);
  • Have completed three full years (six semesters) of college course work by the time the internship commences (be a rising senior);
  • Not have received an undergraduate degree at the time of the internship.
  • Knowledge of French is not necessary, but a desire to learn it is advisable. This program is open to U.S. citizens only.

  • 1/5/18
    MN DNR internships are now posted. Please see, Minnesota DNR Internship page for more information.

    2018 CPM NDSU Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program
    Summer research appointments are available for chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering and related fields, between their junior and senior years, who intend to pursue graduate studies and have an interest in polymers and coatings science.  Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials (CPM) at North Dakota State University (NDSU) is widely recognized as one of the top educational and research departments in its field. 

    The department offers summer research projects in the following areas: Synthesis of Bio-Based Polymers, Synthesis of High Performance Polymers, Coatings and Corrosion Protection, Coatings and Weathering Durability, Polymers/Polymeric Materials for Biomedical Applications, Nanomaterials Engineering, Polymeric Materials Environmental Applications and Effects, Computational Chemistry of Polymers

    SURE Program 2018 starts on May,29th and ends on August,3rd. Student participants will receive a $4,000 stipend and additional $1,000 allowance for housing. On-campus housing is available.  Students are responsible for costs associated for housing.

    Eligibility: To be eligible for the CPM NDSU SURE program the student must be U.S. citizen/permanent resident or student enrolled in US institution, be undergraduate student between Junior and Senior year for the summer of 2018, majoring in chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering or a related field, be able to participate in a full-time (40 hours/week) research program in a professor’s research group for 10 weeks in Fargo, ND.

    Applications deadline is March,1st, 2018.

    See or contact program coordinator  Dr.Andriy Voronov, for additional information on CPM NDSU SURE 2018 Program

    Eco-Informatics Summer Institute (EISI) for summer 2018
    The Eco-Informatics Summer Institute (EISI) will be held at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest ( in the beautiful Oregon Cascade mountains.
    Eco-Informatics, an emerging discipline, integrates mathematics, computer science, statistics, and engineering with the study and management of ecosystems. Through a ten-week undergraduate/early graduate research experience, the EISI will provide interdisciplinary training for young scientists to help manage ecosystems in our technologically sophisticated, globalized world. Through the integration of research and education, effective mentoring, and hands-on experiences at the HJ Andrews, participants will gain:
    1. Valuable research experience in Eco-Informatics and in their own disciplines.
    2. The foundation and opportunities to develop and seek support for their own graduate program, including a peer-reviewed research proposal.
    3. The training to become outstanding interdisciplinary scientists and effective contributors to the science and management of ecosystems.
    Participants will receive:
    1. A total stipend of $5,000.
    2. Free lodging at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest and on the OSU campus
    3. The opportunity for down time and group activities.
    For more details on this year’s projects and for the applications, please go to
    If you have any questions, please e-mail me at

    WHO: Continuing undergraduate students from all over the US who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or its possessions
    WHAT: Summer institute experience, stipend, and housing provided.
    WHEN: June 18th – August 24th, 2018
    APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 02 , 2018.
    WHERE: HJ Andrews Experimental Forest on the McKenzie River and at OSU in Corvallis, OR.

    NSF REU Wisconsin LAKES Project
    Participate in a summer research internship with the National Science Foundation sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site at University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin.  This is the fifth year of the LAKES REU program. We will select 8 new students this summer.

    The LAKES (Linking Applied Knowledge in Environmental Sustainability) REU focuses on water quality and phosphorus mitigation in an interdisciplinary manner over an 8 week program (June 17-August 12), with projects this year in human geography, economics, biology, and geology.  Students will be provided with room and board and a generous stipend during their participation in the LAKES program.

    This program prioritizes students under-represented in the scientific community, pairing them with mentors in individual projects.  These collectively will contribute to a more complete understanding of the dynamic interactions of the Red Cedar Watershed’s land and water, political economy, social networks, culture, and sense of place.  We will start reviewing applications for the 2018 summer program on February 11th.  Complete program information can be found here:

    Questions can be directed to:
    Nels Paulson, PhD
    Associate Professor of Sociology
    University of Wisconsin-Stout
    447 Harvey Hall
    Menomonie, WI 54751

    Citizens for Conservation provides college students majoring in the environmental sciences a hands-on learning experience through our summer internship program. For a ten-week period beginning in late May, our interns actively participate in the ongoing restoration of CFC properties. Activities include planting native sedge/forbs, seed gathering, weeding, brush cutting and removal of invasive species. Interns take part in innovative restoration techniques being undertaken at various stages of the land management/restoration cycle. In addition to the restoration activities, interns assist in CFC's Youth Education program by working with children in activities designed to inspire and encourage future involvement in our ongoing preservation efforts. Candidates should be currently enrolled in college with a preferred area of study in environmental science or related field. Interested candidates should email a resume to cfc@citizensf

    Summer 2018 opportunities for health professions students at any Wisconsin college or university.

     1. Community Health Internship Program (CHIP)
    An 8-week internship ($2,400 stipend) to work full time in a local health department or community agency. 70+ sites are offered June 4 - July 27, 2018. Each intern is hosted by an experienced professional, and participates in additional curriculum and enrichment activities coordinated by AHEC. A wide range of focus areas are available among the internships, offering opportunities for any academic major, all with the common theme of community health. Applications are due Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  CHIP application:  

    2. Wisconsin Express
    This field experience offers unique insider access to a local region of Wisconsin, including tours of facilities and conversations with people who live and work in that part of the state. The 2018 program offers 14 sites, each with a different cultural focus (such as Native American, Amish, Somali, Hmong, African American, Latinx), and other special focus areas (such as aging, women’s health, addiction, or incarceration). Teams of 6-12 student stay overnight and travel together throughout the week to tour local resources and meet health care providers and many additional professionals in the region, to gain an understanding of the community. Past participants have appreciated this opportunity to explore interesting areas and programs in the state, which they otherwise would not have discovered.

    The selection process is competitive and we look forward to receiving another strong group of applications again this year.

    Suzanne Letellier, MEd, MCHES®
    Director of Community Health Programs
    Milwaukee Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
    2224 W. Kilbourn Ave
    Milwaukee WI, 53233
    414-344-0675 ext. 224

    University of Delaware Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Chemistry and Biochemistry (broadly defined). Our REU program is unique in that we are focusing on providing students with disabilities a research and community building experience tailored to fostering success in graduate school and beyond. Recognizing that people with disabilities constitute at least 13% of the U.S. population under 45 years of age yet comprise only 1.02% of earned doctorates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields, the SELI program strives to provide the experiences, background, and mentoring needed to prepare students with disabilities for graduate school success. The SELI REU program is open to all undergraduate students with disabilities (mobility, sensory, learning, psychological, medical, or other) who are majors in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemistry related fields.The REU program is scheduled from June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018 at the University of Delaware. The application is due February 1, 2018. More information can be found here:

    Harvard Forest Summer Research Program
    We are offering an exciting summer program for undergraduate students to collaborate with scientists conducting ecological research. The Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology is an opportunity for students to participate in 11 weeks of mentored, paid, independent research focusing on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, including global climate change, hurricanes, forest harvest, wildlife dynamics, and species diversity. Researchers come from many disciplines, and specific projects center on population and community ecology, paleoecology, land-use history, biochemistry, soil science, ecophysiology, atmosphere-biosphere exchanges?, landscape modeling, and data provenance?.

    Harvard Forest is located in the town of Petersham, in Western Massachusetts.
    Stipend of $5775 for the 11-week session
    Free furnished housing at Fisher House or Raup House
    Free full meal plan
    Travel reimbursement for one round trip to the Harvard Forest campus
    Application Deadline is Friday, February 2, 2018, 9:00AM EST

    For more information and application see

    Illinois Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    The program will run for 10 weeks, May 29 – August 3, 2018.

    We particularly seek students who have not previously conducted research, are members of underrepresented groups (including women), or are first-generation college attendees.  Students who have completed coursework at the sophomore to junior level by June 1, 2018 are our intended scholarship recipients.  Because of high demand for our program in prior years, applicants should be planning to obtain a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry or related fields between January 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020.

    The scholarship provides:
    *$5,000 stipend for a ten-week stay in our department
    *Housing at Europa House in Urbana, within walking distance to the Department of Chemistry and the rest of the campus
    *Round trip travel cost (up to $800)

    Students should have at least two semesters of organic chemistry lecture and laboratory. They should also be inclined to pursue graduate studies in chemistry.  Applications may be made at the website  For detailed information about the research areas of individual faculty members, please see

    Deadline: February 16, 2018.   Letters of recommendation must be received by the deadline.  (The application link will be down for maintenance from Dec. 22 – Jan. 2.)

    Alison Fout, REU Program Director
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    We want you to be aware of an exciting opportunity for students to engage in research at MIT as part of our summer 2018 Amgen Scholars Program. Undergraduates will participate in faculty-mentored summer research at MIT in the science and biotechnology areas. Students admitted to this program will conduct full-time research, attend seminars and workshops, present their research, network with other undergraduates with similar research interests, and attend a mid-summer symposium at UCLA. Twenty undergraduates, 15 visiting students and 5 MIT students, will be admitted to the program. Participants will be paid $4,500 for the summer, receive on-campus housing, a food allowance, and visiting Scholars will be provided travel to/from Boston. See our flyer. More information can also be found at We hope you will share this opportunity with your students and we look forward to receiving their application!
    Thank you,
    MIT Amgen Scholars Program
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    (617) 253-7306

    Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program at Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL)

    ORNL is the largest science and energy laboratory in the Department of Energy system. Areas of research include advanced materials, clean energy, national security, neutron science, nuclear science, and supercomputing. Visit http://www.yout to discover some exciting reasons why ORNL offers a great int ernship experience!
    • 10-weeks (June 4-August 10) engaged in a research project under the direction of a laboratory scientist/engineer
    • Career development workshops/lab tours
    • $500 per week stipend and limited t ravel reimbursement/housing allowance for those who qualify
    To be eligible, you must:
    • Be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. institution AND have completed at least one year as an undergraduate (at the time of application)*
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
    • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
    •Please note- the internship requires a full-time (at least 40 hours per week) commitment onsittt at ORNL In Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Some students find It reasonable to take online or evening classes during the course
    of the internship. Undergraduate credits obtained In high school cannot be applied to meet the minimum one-year completion requirement
    Application deadline: January 12, 2018 5:00PM ET
    Apply online now at
    Email for questions or additional information.

    REU/Lando Program at the University of Minnesota.
    Undergraduate research has a long and proud history in our department and is strongly supported. See

    Applicants are accepted from those students who are presently in their sophomore or junior year of undergraduate studies in chemistry or closely related fields.
    All students who fulfill these requirements are eligible to apply to the NSF/REU and the Lando Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
    The online application is available at:
    The deadline for completion and submission of the application for the summer of 2018 is February 1, 2018.

    Each Chemistry Summer Research Fellow will receive a stipend of approximately $7400 to perform research over 10 weeks under direction of a chemistry faculty member on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.  The program also includes weekly lunches with faculty, a poster session, and various professional and social events (e.g. visits to companies, museums, and amusement parks). All fellows will be given the opportunity to live on campus for the duration of the program at a cost of approximately $1900.

    Program Dates: June 4 –August 10, 2018. All appointments will be made within the time frame of June-August, with the first Monday in June reserved as a move-in day.  Therefore, all travel arrangements may be made accordingly.  If you require housing for a short period of time before the program commences or after the program has concluded, please contact the program director:

    Nick Erickson

    Note: Beloit students have done this program.

    Organic Chemistry at University of Illinois
    Work with some of our Illinois faculty for a 10-week period over the summer. In addition, last year we inaugurated a parallel Chemical Biology Scholarship for students with interests in applying organic chemistry principles to the creation and characterization of biological molecules. Candidates must be nominated by the Beloit Department so if interested let faculty know. Only domestic or Canadian students (or international students with a pre-sponsored visa) are eligible for these scholarships. Each scholarship provides the student with the following: $5,000 stipend for a 10-week stay in our department (Tues., May 29-Fri., Aug. 3, 2018) $750 for research expenses to the hosting laboratory travel to/from Urbana, reimbursed as allowable per University of Illinois policy student housing (pre-arranged and paid by our department); meals are not included.


    Nominated students must have completed at least two semesters of organic chemistry lecture and two chemistry-related laboratory courses by the time the scholarship begins. This means that in most circumstances, the student will have at least sophomore standing, and we prefer nomination of juniors. Nominees should be committed to pursuing graduate studies in organic chemistry or chemical biology. Students with senior standing will not be considered. The deadline for 2018 Snyder Scholar and Chemical Biology Scholar nominations is January 5, 2018. By this deadline, please have you or another faculty member in your department send the following two items to · Prepared by the student: a single PDF file that includes the following information in this order: (i) CV/resume, (ii) unofficial transcript, and (iii) brief statement of research interests · Prepared by the faculty nominator: a confidential letter of recommendation also in PDF format Within the student’s research statement, the student should state explicitly the names of several Illinois faculty members whose research interests them. A list of our chemistry faculty available to host 2018 Snyder Scholars and Chemical Biology Scholars is given on the accompanying document, along with brief descriptions of their research and a link to each lab’s website.

    North Carolina State University
    NSF REU at the Interface of Computa6ons and Experiments (ICE) 2018

    The NCSU Chemistry Department invites rising sophomore-junior students from primarily undergraduate insItuIons (PUIs), to engage in one of many possible independent research topics that combine experimental techniques and computaIonal methods at our department in Raleigh, NC.
    Program Details
    - 10 week program, approximately May 29 to August 3
    - Receive $4,500 and free on-campus housing
    - Travel assistance available
    - Projects are interdisciplinary and this year will include a computaIonal component
    - Take part in a number of training workshops and seminars
    - Get trained with state-of-the-art equipment in our NMR, Mass Spec, Laser FaciliIes and Biological Instrumental FaciliIes
    - Present your research at a campus wide poster symposium
    - Gain valuable communicaIon experience

    For more informaIon, contact Profs Elon Ison, Elena Jakubikova or Reza Ghiladi at
    Application Deadline March 01, 2018

    DAAD Scholarships and Grants

    RISE Germany is a 8-12 week summer internship program for undergraduates in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, and computer science. Bachelor students receive the opportunity to work with researchers at universities and research institutions across Germany. The working language is English. Apply by Dec 15th.
    For information see

    Note: Beloit students have done this program.

    The Chemistry Department at the University of North Texas invites applications for our Summer 2018 NSF-REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Program. The ten-week program will begin May 29 (arriving May 27). Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, and housing will be provided. Funds are available to help defray travel costs to and from the REU site, which is located in the northern outskirts of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. If you are interested, please submit your application, personal statement, transcripts and two letters of recommendation to us by Thursday, February 15, 2018. Application forms and additional information can be found on our webpage:

    Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. Thank you,
    Shawn Adams
    UNT Chemistry REU Program Coordinator
    1155 Union Circle, #305070
    Denton, TX 76203
    Tel: 940-565-4372
    Fax: 940-565-4318

    Note: Beloit students have done this program.

    ACS Nuclear Chemistry Summer Schools
    W e are seeking curious and highly motivated students with strong science backgrounds. If selected, these students receive an all-expenses paid opportunity to complete a 6 week summer course in Nuclear and Radiochemistry in either CA or NY. They also earn hours (tuition paid) of undergraduate chemistry credit through either San Jose State University or SUNY-Stony Brook. Selected students also receive a stipend of $4,000. Information and an on-line application form can also be found on the web at:

    Candidates should be undergraduates with an interest in nuclear science who are presently in their sophomore or junior year of study at a US college or university. They should have completed at least two years of chemistry, one year of physics and one year of calculus. Applicants must be US citizens.

    The deadline for applications is February, 1 2018.

    Sincerely yours,
    J. David Robertson National Director,
    ACS Summer Schools in Nuclear and Radiochemistry
    Department of Chemistry University of Missouri
    Columbia, MO 65211

    Note: Beloit students have done this program.

    Caltech is excited to announce two summer research opportunities available to continuing undergraduate students. Questions about these programs can be directed to Carol Casey at or (626) 395-2887.

    The WAVE Fellows program provides support for talented undergraduates intent on pursuing a Ph.D. to conduct a 10-week summer research project at Caltech. The program aims to foster diversity by increasing the participation of underrepresented students in science and engineering Ph.D. programs. The program is extended, but not limited, to underrepresented minorities, women, first-generation college students, geographically underrepresented students, educationally or financially disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities. Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors and must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or have DACA status. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required. Competitive applicants will have prior research experience and can articulate how their research interests align with Caltech's research areas. Support: WAVE Fellows will receive a $6000 award for the ten-week program and an additional $500 housing/travel supplement. Application: Online applications are due January 12, 2018. For more information, visit

    AMGEN SCHOLARS PROGRAM Caltech's Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology, chemistry, and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, medical engineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry. Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors, must be attending a four-year university in the US at time of application, 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 $6000 award, round-trip air transportation, campus housing, and a food allowance. Application: Online applications are due February 15, 2018. For more information, please visit