National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates

HOW DO YOU FIND & APPLY Summer Research Experiences?

Search PathwaysToScience.org to explore/search for STEM opportunities and review these tips in the ToolBox *Searching for a Program: Great Online Search Tools *Creating a Winning Application *Writing Strong Essays and Personal Statements *Getting Strong Letters of Recommendation

Search National Science Foundation REU Sites Directory by subject areas for contact information and details about applying to these summer opportunities hosted by colleges and universities:

WHAT IS SUMMER RESEARCH?

Mentored research experience that offers undergraduates a meaningful collaboration working with researchers conducting ongoing research programs or projects. Most programs offer a stipend and many cover travel and housing as well.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

  • Build your academic foundation and your professional skills.
  • Get hands-on experience in the lab or in the field.
  • Explore fields of interest.
  • Make valuable connections with faculty.
  • Enjoy travel, new friends, and fun!
  • A stepping stone to graduate school.

 

Contact ORU About NSF-REUs

Office of Research for Undergraduates
Suite 122 King Library
513-529-1775
undergradresearch@MiamiOH.edu