The National Science Foundation has a search page that includes the contact information for Research Experiences for Undergraduates summer research programs. You will need to contact the specific program for application information. Additionally, programs may submit their specific application information for publishing in the list below.
PathwaysToScience.org has a searchable database of 600+ summer research programs for undergraduates in all STEM disciplines. These are all fully funded opportunities including programs sponsored by NSF, NASA, NIH, etc. They also have a selection of resources to help you strengthen your applications.
The opportunities below have been submitted to CUR for display.
- Feb 29, 2024ACRES: Advanced Computational Research Experience for Students (REU Site) ‐ Michigan State University
ACRES is a 10-week summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in computational and data science hosted at Michigan State University. Research projects focus on applying computation to a variety of scientific disciplines, including computational chemistry, biology, astrophysics, mathematics, science education, and earth/climate sciences. Students will learn how to develop algorithms, models, and software for problems that require high-performance computing resources.
- Feb 12, 2024Biomedical Research for University Students in Health Sciences (BRUSH) Summer Research Program ‐ Michigan State UniversityBRUSH is an 11-week program for undergraduate and veterinary students interested in the biomedical sciences and research-related careers. The goal of the BRUSH Program is to provide hands-on research exposure and graduate or professional school preparation opportunities for individuals who are from populations underrepresented in biomedical research. Undergraduate students earn a stipend and are provided room and board for a total compensation package of approximately $9,600.
- Jan 29, 2024Cancer Research Summer Internship Program (CaRSIP) ‐ University of MichiganAs part of its Cancer Biology Training Program, the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center provides exposure to cancer research for highly motivated and talented college undergraduates. This program gives the successful applicants an opportunity to explore potential careers in the field of cancer research. Internships are aimed at students who are completing their sophomore or junior undergraduate year this spring.
- Dec 15, 2023Homeland Security Professional Opportunities for Student Workforce to Experience Research ‐ US Department of Homeland Security
HS-POWER is open to students majoring in a broad spectrum of homeland security related STEM disciplines as well as DHS mission-relevant research areas which includes social sciences.
As a participant in the HS-POWER Program, you will participate in quality research experiences with federal research facilities and other DHS-STEM focused entities nationwide. You will establish connections with DHS professionals that facilitate long-term relationships as you move forword towards your career.
- Jan 31, 2024Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement-Undergraduate Program (MCHC/RISE-UP) ‐ Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training at Kennedy Krieger Institute
For undergraduate juniors and seniors, MCHC/RISE-UP is a national consortium of institutions that offers public health leadership learning experiences in clinical, research, and community engagement and advocacy areas. All scholars interested in reducing health disparities and promoting social justice, especially scholars from underrepresented populations in the field of public health, are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Dec 04, 2023Mellon Humanities Collaboratory ‐ Johns Hopkins UniversityThe Mellon Humanities Collaboratory is a 10-week residential summer research experience for community college students who wish to pursue research in the humanities. Following a student-centered, collaborative research model, students from different branches of humanities scholarship work together while pursuing their individual projects. Participants receive a $6,000 stipend plus round-trip travel to Baltimore and housing at JHU. Applications due December 4. Program runs May 20-July 28, 2024.
- Dec 04, 2023PhD Pathway for Advancement in the Humanities and Social Sciences ‐ Johns Hopkins UniversityThe Ph.D. Pathway for Advancement in the Humanities and Social Sciences (PATHS) program aims to recruit and prepare students from backgrounds underrepresented in academia to pursue Ph.D.s in the humanities and social sciences. PATHS is a 10-week residential summer research program for undergraduate students enrolled at HBCUs and other MSIs. Participants receive a $6,000 stipend plus round-trip travel to Baltimore and housing at JHU. Applications due December 4. Program runs May 20-July 28, 2024.
- Feb 02, 2024Physics and Astronomy Summer Internship Program ‐ Michigan State University
Over the course of these ten weeks, undergraduate students will work one-on-one with MSU physics-astronomy faculty members. Undergraduate students who are taking/have completed introductory and advanced physics courses are encouraged to apply. Dates for the program will be May 28 to August 2, 2024. Students will receive a stipend of $7000 plus full room and board. Travel expenses will be reimbursed up to $600. Applications are due February 2.
- Feb 05, 2024Plant Genomics REU Program ‐ Michigan State University
The Plant Genomics @ MSU REU Program is a 10-week research experience that provides participants with insight into scientific research, graduate school & STEM careers. Participants work on a research project with a faculty mentor. The program provides opportunities for training in computational biology & science communication. We host seminars, networking & social activities. $6000 stipend + campus housing + meals + travel support. Program dates May 20–July 26, 2024. Apply by February 5, 2024.
- Dec 15, 2023Professional Opportunities for Student Workforce to Experience Research 2024 ‐ US Department of Homeland SecurityHS-POWER is open to students majoring in a broad spectrum of homeland security related STEM disciplines as well as the social sciences. As a participant in the HS-POWER Program, you will participate in quality research experiences with federal research facilities and establish connections with DHS professionals, giving you a competitive edge as you move forward toward your career.
- Jan 22, 2024Success Through Academic and Research Scholarships (STARS) ‐ US Dept of Energy – Office of Environmental Management
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management STARS program provides opportunities for undergraduate students from Minority Serving Institutions pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and supports EM research and operations in:
Advanced Manufacturing and other Manufacturing Disciplines;
Deactivation & Decommissioning;
Soil & Groundwater;
- Feb 01, 2024Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) ‐ Medical College of Wisconsin
The Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is one of the longest running summer program experiences of its kind in the nation! We welcome applicants at the baccalaureate or master’s level who are enrolled in a health- or S.T.E.M.-focused major that aspire to pursue health-related graduate/professional studies in the future. SPUR provides participants with a $4,500 stipend and fully-furnished housing accommodations. Learn more at mcw.edu/spur.
- Dec 31, 2023Summer Undergraduate Research Program (PREP) ‐ College of Graduate Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina
The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is a signature program of the College of Graduate Studies. Undergraduate students, usually rising juniors and seniors, from all over the country come to MUSC for a PAID 10-week, research-intensive experience. A customized didactic program introduces students to foundational and cutting-edge concepts in biomedical science and either neuroscience, cancer biology, or cardiovascular biology. The keystone of the program, however, is an immersive research experience in an MUSC laboratory. In addition, a number of social events foster a sense of community, and students present their research in a celebratory symposium at the end of the program. Finally, SURP participants can receive up to 15 credits at their home institution.
- Mar 01, 2023UIUC Center for Digital Agriculture REU ‐ University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
The CDA REU program is a 10-week paid on-site opportunity hosted by the Center for Digital Agriculture at the UIUC. It brings together students with backgrounds in computation, agriculture, and biosystems and provides valuable hands-on training to work in academia, industry, and beyond.
This program is designed to equip REU participants with the necessary skills to work across disciplines and empower them to address grand challenges in their future careers careers with robust problem-solving.
- Jan 12, 2024Undergraduate Clinical Scholars Program (UCSP) ‐ University of PennsylvaniaThe UCSP is a 9-week rigorous summer research enrichment program starting in June and ending in July each year. The program is open to students from any accredited university in the United States and is designed specifically for undergraduate students with an interest in clinical/epidemiologic research, with an eventual goal of MD, PhD, or MD-PhD degrees. Preference will be given to non-graduating college students. At this time, we are not accepting graduate or post-baccalaureate students.