Programs for Undocumented Students

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Energy Transition Institute at UMass Amherst


ETI is inviting students from a wide range of majors in and outside STEM to apply offering projects at the intersection of energy technology and social equity, in a wide range of disciplines from computer science and engineering through economics and history.

We encourage applications from students with no prior research experience. There is no minimum GPA requirement. Any student who is enrolled full-time or part-time in a 4-year college or university or community college in the U.S. may apply. This program is designed to be a welcoming and supportive environment for students from diverse backgrounds, especially those from traditionally marginalized communities. 

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, and non graduating Seniors
Minimum GPA: No Minimum GPA 
Citizenship Requirements: All citizenships may apply but students must be attending a US Institution 
Deadline to Apply:  April 15, 2023
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The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF), formerly UGSRF, allow students to participate in hands-on research in the laboratory of an established researcher and APS member for 10 weeks. Students must have had less than nine months of prior laboratory experience.

Fellows have the opportunity to:

  • network with other APS Fellows interested in and conducting biomedical or basic research;
  • explore the nature of research and the scientific process;
  • investigate physiology career options, what it takes to find career success;
  • learn about scientific writing and draft a meeting abstract, learn about common ethical issues in figure and text preparation; and
  • pose their career questions to members of the APS

    Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Citizenship Requirements: There are no citizenship requirements
    Minimum GPA: 3.0
    Deadline to Apply: February 1, 2023
    Apply

 

The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) will be running a 12-week PAID summer undergraduate research program for students interested in the area of Acoustics. This intensive summer program in acoustics is designed for under-represented undergraduate students from across the country.

This program will emphasize training, mentoring, research, and preparing students for graduate studies & careers in acoustics.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: No restrictions
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis beginning Jan 2, 2023
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University of Arkansas: REU Separations & Commercialization
The Separations & Commercialization REU program will offer research experiences in laboratories that are working towards the goals of improving separation efficiency and reducing separation processing costs to a diverse group of undergraduate students. Participants will interact with faculty and graduate students to plan and execute a 10-week research project. A unique component of this REU program is the commercialization assessment training (CAT) series that will prepare them to think about the potential commercialization of traditional hypothesis-driven research early in the process. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with industry leaders in the separation field through the CAT series, industrial mentorships, as well as industrial site visits locally and in Texas.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: No Restrictions
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: March 24, 2023 
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“The Buck Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to investigate insights into the critical molecular and biological drivers of aging as well as translation of that research into new therapies which will improve healthspan. Summer Scholar participants will conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer, macular degeneration, heart disease, and diabetes. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Summer Scholar will be responsible for his or her own research project. The Program emphasizes both laboratory and communication skills training to develop well-rounded future scientists, healthcare professionals, and policy makers.”

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents, International Students attending US Institutions Only, DACA Eligible or undocumented students International Students please see CPT requirements.
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Deadline to Apply: January 17, 2023
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Buck Institute for Research on Aging Postbaccalaureate Research Program
The Postbaccalaureate Research Program is designed to offer recent college and university graduates the opportunity to participate in a two-year immersive program before continuing their research career or pursuing a graduate degree. Participants of the program will have the opportunity to improve their laboratory, critical thinking, and scientific communication skills within the context of a research project
US Citizens, Permanent Residents, International Students attending US Institutions Only, DACA Eligible or undocumented students
Deadline to Apply: February 17, 2023 
Apply 

Carnegie Mellon

CMU’s Robotics Institute Summer Scholars Program brings together undergraduates from around the world to the CMU campus to participate in a eleven-week summer research program.  Participants will work in robotics labs with leaders in the field.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and non-graduating Seniors. 
Citizenship Requirements: All no restrictions.
Minimum GPA: 2.8 
Deadline to Apply: January 15, 2023
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Carnegie Mellon

Carnegie Mellon’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Software Engineering (REUSE) program is an opportunity for undergraduate students to spend a summer working with some of the world’s leading Software Engineering faculty researchers. A number of projects are available in diverse areas which may include automated bug repair, mining software repositories, green computing, requirements engineering, program analysis, programming languages, and usable programming tools. Accepted students will work closely with CMU faculty and researchers on research problems with the potential for publication and significant impact on the future practice of software engineering.

The program is interested in promoting research opportunities for students traditionally underrepresented in computer science, and for first- and second-year undergraduate students. Neither research experience nor advanced coursework in computer science or software engineering is required.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and non-graduating Seniors
Minimum GPA: no restrictions
Citizenship Requirements: No Restrictions
Deadline to Apply: February 1, 2023
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Zoo Miami LogoREU Conservation Science at Zoo Miami
Zoo Miami, the Zoo Miami Foundation, and Florida International University (FIU) will offer a Research Experience for Undergraduates program funded by the National Science Foundation during the summers and starting in 2021.  In this 10-week summer program, students will conduct independent research in conservation science under the mentorship of the conservation biologists, wildlife veterinarians, and education researchers at Zoo Miami and FIU.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements:US Citizens, Permanent Residents, International Students attending US Institutions Only, DACA Eligible or undocumented students
Deadline to Apply: February 1, 2023
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The Scripps Research Institute
SURFing the Interface between Chemistry and Biology

The goals of the UF Scripps SURF program are to expose the next generation of scientists to the breadth of biomedical career opportunities, and to introduce them to the world-class quality of the graduate training program here at UF Scripps Biomedical Research. Our scientists are leaders in their fields who prioritize mentoring and education. We welcome students from underrepresented and underserved populations, including those who are the first in their family to go to college or who attend institutions with limited research opportunities.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior (not Graduating)
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA Eligible or undocumented students
Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2023 
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New York University 
The Simons Foundation, New York University’s Department of Biology and Center for Genomics and Systems Biology offer a summer program for undergraduates with career interests in biological research. This 10-week program places students in laboratories of NYU faculty.

Priority will be given to students who are underrepresented, from diverse cultural backgrounds, of LGBTQIA+ identities, and first generation college student
Levels: Sophomores, Juniors, and non-graduating seniors
Minimum GPA: Not specified
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents or DACA Eligible 
Deadline:  TBD
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University of Nebraska Lincoln REU in Chemical Assemply 

This 10-week summer REU in Chemistry cultivates a learning environment that provokes students to ask, “What are the most important issues that face our society?” and then provides them with enough training that they can contribute to addressing those issues and to communicate what they’ve learned. Participants progress from undergraduate textbook learning to discovering and solving challenging research problems.

This REU offers a wide range of topics, including organic radicals, biochemical sensors, chemical biology, catalytic nanoparticles, drug-protein interactions, graphene nanoribbons, green chemistry, metabolomics, organic synthesis, and mechanically-responsive materials.


Levels Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Citizen US Citizen & Permanent Residents, DACA Students  
Minimum GPA not specified
Deadline to Apply: February 1, 2023
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Advanced Computing for Social Change Institute 

The Advanced Computing for Social Change Institute offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students who want to enhance their skill set and create positive change in their community.

The programs recruit students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds who want to work collaboratively to:

  • Learn to apply data analysis and computational thinking to a social challenge
  • Experience the latest tools and techniques for exploring data through visualization
  • Expand skills in team-based problem solving
  • Learn how to communicate ideas more effectively to the general public

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: Students must be studying at a US institution
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Deadline to Apply: TBD 
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Data Science for Social Good 

Now in its eighth year, the program is open to graduate and junior/senior undergraduate students who are enrolled in a degree granting program in spring 2022.The DSSG program brings together teams of students, data scientists, and domain researchers to work on focused, collaborative projects for societal benefit. We are planning to run a hybrid program this year, in which some teams will work in-person on the campus of the University of Washington, and some teams will work remotely from wherever team members are based. Students will be part of a collaborative team working full-time on an applied research project that has concrete social relevance and impact. In addition to project work, students participate in a wide range of data science tutorials, discussion-based workshops, and subject matter talks with experts from outside the program. Students receive a total stipend of $9,000. The program runs from June  through August.

Levels:  Juniors, Seniors and current graduate students
Citizenship Requirements: Undocumented Students please reach out to program coordinator Emily Keller (efkeller@uw.edu) to discuss the logistics for participating in the program and receiving a monetary award.
Minimum GPA:  Not specified
Deadline to Apply: Rolling admissions apply early 
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY

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“The Transfer-to-Excellence (TTE) Summer Research Program is a competitive summer internship for California community college students. This is a residential program consisting of nine-weeks of hands-on research experience in the laboratories of UC Berkeley science and engineering professors. TTE interns also participate in enrichment activities to enhance their preparation and confidence to transfer to a four-year university and pursue a career that applies their technical education. This program is jointly funded by an NSF REU Site grant, the Hopper Dean Foundation, and Berkeley’s College of Engineering.”

This program is limited to students attending a California community college. 
The program is looking for students who will return to a California Community College in the fall of 2023 and will apply for transfer admission to a baccalaureate program in science or engineering in fall 2023.

Students will have completed two semester calculus courses, or three quarter calculus courses, by June 9, 2023.
Students will have completed three science or engineering courses, one of which has a laboratory component, by June 9, 2023.

GPA: 3.0 GPA in science, engineering, & math courses
Citizenship Requirements:  US Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Undocumented students are eligible. Due to funding restrictions, international students utilizing F-1 of
J-1 visas are not eligible for this program.

Deadline to Apply February 3, 2023
Apply

Levels; Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: None all undergraduates may apply
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: Mid-February 
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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3)

The i3 admissions process is competitive, however, students are evaluated for qualities beyond GPA. We seek students who have shown academic promise, including those who have demonstrated improvement over their college careers.Students from all majors and disciplines are encouraged to apply. The information sciences are interdisciplinary and connect with many other fields of study. Past i3 Scholars have majored in information science, computer science, psychology, sociology, public policy, communication, business, economics, public health, history, English, and engineering, among others.

Levels: Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Non-graduating seniors
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents, or DACA Recipients
Deadline: TBD
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EMORY UNIVERSITY

 Computational Mathematics for Data Science Summer 2023

“Subject to the approval of funding, the REU Site Computational Methods for Data Science within the Department of Mathematics at Emory University has several funded opportunities for undergraduate summer research. The site will be held in conjunction with the Emory Research Experience for Teachers that provides additional funding for in-service high school teachers.”

The site’s core activity is a six-week on-site research and training that will be hosted at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. This activity is preceded by a three-week virtual pre-REU/RET phase that focuses on team building, on-demand teaching of advanced mathematical concepts, and finalizing the design of the research projects. During the on-campus phase, the teams will work on their research project and receive mentorship from faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. The pre-REU/RET phase will start on May 24 and the on-campus phase will begin on June 14.

This program particularly encourage women, students from underrepresented groups, first-generation college students, and institutions where research programs in STEM are limited to apply.

Levels: College Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.
Minimum GPA: No Minimum GPA
Citizenship Requirements: There are no citizenship requirements. Students must be enrolled at a US Institution.
Deadline to Apply: TBD
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ASPB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships Application 

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) fund promising undergraduate students so they can conduct research in plant biology during the early part of their college careers. SURF recipients must present their research at ASPB’s annual Plant Biology meeting in the year following the fellowship award.

Students must secure a mentor 
Faculty Mentors – Students must secure a mentor before submitting an application. The proposed research project must be pursued in the mentor’s laboratory. Mentors must be a member of ASPB, have an ongoing research program of high scientific merit, and demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education and research. Mentors are expected to attend Plant Biology 2022 in Portland, OR with their SURF student.

Deadline to Apply: TBD 
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CalTech

The WAVE Fellows program provides support for undergraduate students, who are underrepresented in STEM and intent on pursuing a Ph.D., to conduct a 10-week summer research project under the mentorship of Caltech faculty. Research opportunities in biology, neuroscience, chemistry, chemical engineering, engineering and applied science, geology, environmental science, sustainability, astronomy, physics, nanotechnology, quantum sciences, humanities, social science, and more!

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors & Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US citizens, Permanent Residents, or have DACA status.
Minimum GPA: 3.2
Deadline to Apply: Applications will open in November 
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CALTECH LIGO PROGRAM

Undergraduates in physics, astronomy and engineering are invited to apply to Caltech’s LIGO Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program. The program takes place at Caltech or one of the LIGO observatory sites, funded in part through the National Science Foundation.  Undergraduate students from all institutions (both U.S. and foreign) are invited to apply to the program.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Non-graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: All students are eligible to apply.  
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Deadline to Apply: TBD
Apply

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) at CSHL provides an opportunity for undergraduate scientists from around the world to conduct first-rate research. Students learn the scientific process, technical methods and theoretical principles, and communicate their discoveries to other scientists. Approximately 20 students come to CSHL each summer for the 10-week program, living and working in the exciting Laboratory environment. 
The 2023 URP Program will be held Wednesday, June 7 – Saturday, August 12, 2023

Levels: Current Sophomores & Juniors
Citizenship Requirements: Students of any country are eligible to apply.
Minimum GPA: Not specified 
(However, Successful applicants generally have GPAs around 3.5 or higher in their science and math courses
Deadline to Apply: January 15, 2023
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT DAVIS

The NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates program in the UC Davis Physics Department will continue in summer 2021. During the 10-week program students work alongside our faculty and graduate students on ongoing research projects, providing a view of physics very different from typical coursework.  Please note: Applicants must have completed at least one year of calculus-based physics

Levels: Freshmen. Sophomores, Juniors & Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: All students are invited to apply regardless of Citizenship Status
Deadline to Apply: Applications will be available beginning Dec 1, 2022
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) seeks to promote the value of graduate education; to improve the research enterprise through increased diversity; and to prepare and recruit the best and brightest for graduate education at MIT

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors & Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: U.S. citizens, permanent resident, non-U.S. citizen with DACA, or international student with appropriate visa and work authorizations
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Deadline: TBD
Apply

 

Texas Advanced Computing Center, The University of Texas at Austin 

The National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site: Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Research for Social Change is now recruiting undergraduates for the paid 9-week summer research experience at The University of Texas at Austin Texas Advanced Computing Center. Students gain skills in advanced programming and problem solving to conduct research in engineering, science, and computational medicine. Research projects emphasize advanced computing as a tool to power discoveries that will impact social change for future generations. Prior research or programming experience is not required.

REU participants will receive:

  • $5,400 stipend over nine weeks
  • Free housing at The University of Texas at Austin + meal card
  • Travel arranged (and paid) by the REU

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & non-graduating Seniors
Minimum GPA: no minimum GPA but should be in good standing. 
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents.  Undergraduate students who are not eligible for NSF funding may still be considered for participation through other sources of funding. If you are a non-US Citizen Please contact Marques Bland at: cir4sc@tacc.utexas.edu BEFORE applying.
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2023

For more information and to apply, please see https://www.tacc.utexas.edu/reu or contact Rosalia Gomez and Marques Bland at: cir4sc@tacc.utexas.edu.

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University of Minnesota Lando NSF/REU

The Summer Lando/NSF REU is for outstanding national and international undergraduate students. It is designed to encourage students in the chemical sciences to learn more about research in chemistry, and provide them with the opportunity to work in a lab under the direction of a faculty member. We offer a variety of professional and social events for participants throughout the summer.

Applications accepted from students in their sophomore or junior years of undergraduate study in chemistry or closely related fields. This is an international competition. The Lando/NSF REU is open to all students outside the University of Minnesota.

Levels; Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: None all undergraduates may apply
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: TBD
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OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY

The OHSU Equity Research Program offers an exciting opportunity for diverse undergraduate college students to spend eight weeks working on research projects alongside faculty, scientists and graduate students. The program has a variety of tracks including Public Health, Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences, or Nursing in a clinical or community setting. 

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Non-graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA eligible students
Deadline to Apply: Program dates TBD
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SUMMER HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION PROGRAM WITH SITES INCLUDING HOWARD, UCLA, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools.

Levels: Freshman and Sophomores
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Citizenship Requirements: an individual granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services OR a U.S. citizen, a permanent resident
Deadline:  February 5, 2023
Applications will open November 1st. 

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers a summer research program that provides undergraduate students from populations underrepresented in graduate study at Illinois with an opportunity to explore careers in research. The program at Illinois provides students with an experience that will help strengthen their knowledge, skills, and understanding of graduate school.

Since 1986, Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) at Illinois has brought talented undergraduate students from across the US and its territories, such as Puerto Rico, to our campus as an introduction to graduate study, research, and the admission process

Levels: Juniors and non-graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents, or DACA
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Deadline to Apply: 2023 Dates TBD
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM

Students selected for summer research at UC San Francisco spend up to ten weeks working with UCSF faculty members on research projects. Participants in the program take part in seminars, lectures, and social events, creating a cohesive and supportive community. At the end of the program, students give presentations of their research and get valuable feedback from students, postdocs, and faculty at UCSF.

Levels: Sophomores & above
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents. Applicants with DACA or AB540 status may also be eligible 
Deadline: Check website
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UC SAN DIEGO SUMMER TRAINING ACADEMY FOR RESEARCH SUCCESS (STARS)

The University of California at San Diego Summer Training Academy for Research Success (STARS) program is an eight week summer research academy for community college students, undergraduate students, recent college graduates, and masters students. STARS offers student participants a rigorous research opportunity with esteemed UC San Diego faculty, informative transfer and graduate school preparation workshops, and educational, cultural, and social activities in sunny San Diego.

Levels: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and non-graduating seniors
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Citizenship Requirements: AB 540 or DACA students are eligible or US Citizens or Permanent Residents.
Deadline: January 25, 2023
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University of Michigan

Entering its 34th year, the University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) is designed for outstanding undergraduate students who are underrepresented in their field of study.

Levels: Juniors & Seniors
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens,  Permanent Residents or non-US Citizens with DACA
Deadline to Apply: 2023 Dates TBD
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University of Michigan

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan is a two-year experiential learning national summer program for undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds. Each scholar spends two consecutive summers at the University of Michigan performing environmental research (year 1) and participating in an internship (year 2) relating to the environmental field.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA/DREAMers)
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Deadline to Apply: 2023 Dates TBD
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New York University

New York University’s Department of Biology and Center for Genomics and Systems Biology offer a summer program for undergraduates with career interests in biological research.

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors, & Non-Graduating Seniors
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Citizenship Requirements: U.S. citizens/Permanent Resident students and students with DACA
Deadline:  2023Dates TBD
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA CRUZ

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at UC Santa Cruz exposes early-career college students to the field of environmental conservation through field research, leadership and professional training. This is a two summer program that begins with and eight-week, paid, intensive summer course integrating conservation design, leadership and research

The program is looking for 20 passionate, creative undergraduate students from any major, currently in their freshman or sophomore years or with at least two more years of college left

Levels: Freshmen & Sophomores
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents, and Dreamers 
Deadline: Applications will open up in October 2022
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT IRVINE

UC Irvine’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program offers undergraduate and master’s diversity students an opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors on research projects and provides an intense course of graduate preparation workshops. The program, which is designed for students who plan to pursue a Ph.D. or M.F.A. degree and enter academic careers, provides the tools needed to facilitate application, admission, and enrollment to graduate school. The SURF program is open to virtually all academic fields at UC Irvine.

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and Master’s Students
Citizenship Requirements: U.S. citizens, permanent residents, AB540 eligible
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Deadline to Apply: Summer 2023 Application will open November 2023
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Stanford

Stanford’s Science Technology and Reconstructive Surgery (STARS) Program is a 7-week program for high school and undergraduate students considering careers biomedical and biological sciences. Students must be age 16 or older at the time of the program to apply. Students under 18 will require signed parental consent forms to work in a biochemistry laboratory.  For the 2021 program the program may be virtual or in person.

Levels: High School Students, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, and non Graduating College Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: There are no citizenship restrictions
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: TBD
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Stanford

The Stanford Summer Research Program is an umbrella program that hosts students who are funded through various sources, including the Amgen Scholars Program, the Stanford Genetics Department, and the Stanford Medicine Dean’s Office.

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors, and non Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA Eligible.
Minimum GPA: 3.0 to 3.2 depending on funding source
Deadline to Apply: 2023 Dates TBD
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University of Utah

The purpose of SPUR is to provide undergraduate students with an intensive 10-week research experience under the mentorship of a University of Utah faculty member. The program provides opportunities to gain research experience in a variety disciplines.

Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens, Permanent Residents, Dreamers and DACA students
Minimum GPA: Not specified
Deadline to Apply: TBD
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University of Washington

The Doris Duke Conservation Program at the University of Washington is an eight-week, two-summer experience immersing students in conservation practice. Applicants should be transferring to a four year school in Fall 2020

Levels: Freshmen & Sophomores
Minimum GPA: No minimum GPA
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents, Dreamers and DACA students are encouraged to apply
Deadline:  2023Dates TBD
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