Upcoming Deadlines April/May

Check out these programs that are actively recruiting students!!  Be sure to let them know that you found out through REU Finder.com!  If you get accepted to any of these or any other programs please tag us on social media or let us know via email. 


The Ohio State University


“This REU site program will enhance the knowledge and skill level of a cohort of undergraduate  students through empowering, hands-on, and interdisciplinary research experiences in  advanced knowledge and technologies for Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Systems.  This summer experience supports you to be future researchers and members of the workforce  in the civil, environmental, and geodetic engineering society.”

All STEM Majors invited to Apply! 

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior (not Graduating)
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA:3.0
Deadline to Apply: April 14, 2023


Developing Self-drive Algorithms for Electric Vehicles at Lawrence Technological University in Collaboration with Michigan State University. 

This REU site, in collaboration with Michigan State University, provides hands-on active learning and research opportunities for undergraduate students to develop, test, analyze, and evaluate self-drive and V2X algorithms on street legal vehicles. The results will be published in posters and papers.

Levels: Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior students
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA 3.2
Must have completed Calculus I and II
Two Computer Science Courses (python, Java, C, or C++) 

Must have a valid driver’s license
Deadline to Apply: April 18th   


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

This Site focuses on the cybersecurity research for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The site integrates fundamental and state-of-the-art cybersecurity research using UAVs as the platform. Participants will join the Cybersecurity and Assured Systems Engineering (CyBASE) Center and the Wireless Devices and Electromagnetics (WiDE) lab for research. REU participants will engage in faculty-led projects such as UAV cyber-attacks, UAV cyber defense mechanisms, privacy protection methods for UAV communications, and Physical Layer-based cybersecurity.  By conducting diverse but coherent research projects, participants will acquire extensive knowledge and practical experience in cybersecurity research for UA.

Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math or computing-related majors

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior (not Graduating)
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA:3.0
Deadline to Apply: April 10, 2023


Montana State University 
Algorithms and Optimization for Sustainability and Biology

Participants in this program will partake in organized seminars and workshops to aid the development of their research skills. The cornerstone of the program is working on a project with another participant, with close mentoring from a faculty member. These projects will be centered on applied algorithms, but the application fields are quite diverse

Applicants must have completed a course in Algorithms and programming.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, non-graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Deadline to Apply: April 10, 2023

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The REU Program in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics started at WPI in 1998 with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It was the first mathematics REU program in the US that exclusively involved students in real-world projects sponsored by corporate partners.

This nine week program offers outstanding undergraduate students the opportunity to work on mathematical and statistical problems in close collaboration with faculty and industrial sponsors.

Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2023

Thinking about Graduate School?  University of Pennsylvania’s Diversity Equity Engagement at Penn in STEM

Levels: Rising Sophomores and junior undergraduates from underrepresented backgrounds.
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens and Permanent Residents.  

Diversity Equity Engagement at Penn in STEM DEEPenn STEM at the University of Pennsylvania! The program is an in-person opportunity for rising sophomore and junior undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds interested to visit the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, to learn about STEM-related graduate programs, the graduate school admissions process, careers, and mentorship in STEM.

If selected related travel expenses will be covered by the University of Pennsylvania, subject to approval of funds.
Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2023

Nasa Community College Aerospace Scholars Program

NCAS has three missions designed to challenge and build student knowledge and skills by focusing on NASA’s mission goals, collaboration, and career pathways.

Levels: Community College Students
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens
Applications will open in Late April
Apply  https://www.nasa.gov/stem/murep/projects/ncas.html



Keck Graduate Institute

A member of the Claremont Colleges the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has many summer programs for high school students, undergraduates and recent graduates.

Here are some programs with May 1st Deadlines:


Post Baccalaureate

Are you a recent graduate or graduating senior?  Thinking about Medical School?

Baylor’s College of Medicine Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (BCM PREP) repares college graduates who are underrepresented in science and medicine to enter and succeed in rigorous biomedical Ph.D. programs. 

Levels: Awarded BA or BS no more than 36 months prior to applying to program.
In other words members of the class of 2023, 2022, and 2021 

Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents
Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2023 


Jackson Laboratory

The JAX Diversity Action Plan (DAP) Post-Baccalaureate Program in Genomics (gDAP) will focus on research training opportunities and career development programs tailored for trainees identifying with underrepresented groups who aspire to go on to graduate studies and careers in genomics, genome technologies, and data science. This program seeks recent college graduates for two-year post-bac fellowships in genomics and data science. The program will focus on research training opportunities and career development programs tailored for trainees from historically marginalized communities who aspire to go on to graduate studies and careers in genomics, genome technologies and data science. Through supportive mentorship, trainees will become valuable members of a PI’s lab contributing to the research program, and over time they will undertake an independent project. Trainees will also receive individualized guidance regarding the graduate school application and admission process.
Levels: Recent graduates within 12 months. Or class of 2023 graduates with coursework in the biological sciences, neuroscience, computer science and/or mathematics.

Citizenship Requirements:  US Citizens or international students who can obtain OPT through that institution.
Deadline to Apply: April 25




Great Minds in STEM logoGreat Minds in STEM Scholarships
Great minds in Stem has a number of scholarships for students pursuing STEM majors.
Students must be pursuing a STEM or health related undergraduate or graduate program for the fall 2023 semester

Non-merit based donor scholarship minimum GPAof 2.5
Merit based scholarship have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Applicants must be of Hispanic descent and/or must demonstrate significant leadership or service within the underserved community

Deadline to Apply: April 30. 2023



Better Together STEM Scholarship 

PG& E Recorded Webinar 



For students pursuing degrees in one of the following stem disciplines:

  • Engineering (e.g. electrical, mechanical, industrial, environmental, power and/or energy)
  • Computer Science/Information Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Environmental Sciences

Applicants must plan to enroll in full‑time undergraduate study at an accredited four (4) year college or university in California or a Historical Black College or University (HBCU) in the United States for the entire 2023-2024 academic year.
Deadline to Apply May 2nd, 2023

Grace Hopper Virtual Scholarship
AnitaB.org produces Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) in collaboration with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). GHC is the world’s largest gathering of women, and non-binary technologists. Those who attend GHC gain access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, inspirational role models, and memories that will last a lifetime. Scholarships offer opportunities to students, faculty, women, and non-binary technologists to attend our annual celebration virtually.

Deadline to Apply May 3, 2023





Apple Pathways Academy

The Apple Pathways Academy is a community of learning and discovery targeting high-performing Black, Hispanic/Latinx, and Indigenous sophomores majoring in computer science and engineering.  Awardees receive a renewable scholarship in the amount of $15,000 for up to three years

Levels: Sophomores majoring in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering.
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Deadline to Apply: May 19, 2023

Cricket Wireless Scholarship
Levels: Full-time graduate or undergraduate student
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Full-time graduate or undergraduate student attending a HACU member school 
Deadline to Apply:  May 1st


The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and the Ford Motor Company Fund have partnered to offer
Ford Economic Mobility Grants for college students needing emergency relief.
A limited number of ($500) grants are available for one-time relief assistance.
Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2023

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