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Undergraduate Research

International and Summer Research Opportunities

For students who would like to pursue off-campus research opportunities, we suggest the following resources. Each link has a searchable data base containing both paid and unpaid summer research opportunities. Most application deadlines are early in the spring semester. These programs tend to be competitive, so begin the application process early. You will need strong reference letters and a well-composed application.

Humanities, Arts, Biology, Engineering, Computer Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Sciences- National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

Biology and biotechnology


International research opportunities listed below. 

Whitaker International Program - for biomedical and bioengineering

Gilman Scholarship - for Pell Grant Recipients; awards are available for summer, semester, academic year; preference given to STEM students

EuroScholars Program

DAAD - various opportunities in Germany
Undergraduate scholarship - https://www.daad.org/?p=47220
Study Scholarship (for graduating seniors) - https://www.daad.org/?p=73215
Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) - https://www.daad.org/rise
University Summer Course Grant - https://www.daad.org/?p=47438
Study and Internship Program - https://www.daad.org/?p=sip

Visit the Center for International Programs website for additional information on International research opportunities or contact Christian F. Wilwohl, M.A., Study Abroad Coordinator, with any questions.