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Institutional Members

Indiana University, Bloomington

(Bloomington, IN)
American Physical Society Bridge Program
The APS Bridge Program is an effort to increase the number of physics PhDs awarded to ethnic and racial minorities that are underrepresented in physics, including African American, Hispanic American, ... read more

Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) REU
This summer internship provides the opportunity for undergraduate students to conduct research on topics of global significance. Students work closely with faculty advisors and other student researche ... read more

CIC Professional Advancement Initiative AGEP-T
The underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs is well known an ... read more

Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity Grant, an NIH Training Grant
As Director, I am happy to invite your participation in the Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity (CTRD) training program at Indiana University . This program has been funded since 2004 by the Nat ... read more

Indiana University HBCU-STEM Summer Scholars Institute
The Summer Scholars Institute, an eight-week program held at the IU Bloomington and IUPUI campuses, enrolls select HBCU and IU students from our partner institutions. These STEM Scholars engage in con ... read more

Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Animal Behavior
Our program offers a unique opportunity for talented undergraduates to do state-of-the-art research and gain valuable skills while exploring career opportunities in the sciences. During the first two ... read more

REU in Mathematics
We will be hosting eight undergraduate students this summer as part of the NSF sponsored REU program. Our program is one of the longest running programs in the nation going back 50 years almost contin ... read more

Telluride Association TASS Sophomore Seminars Summer Program
This summer, thirty-six bright, motivated high school sophomores will participate in one of two challenging six-week college-level courses in African American studies and other fields at the Universit ... read more

Training for Research and Academic Careers in Communication Sciences (TRACCS)
Are you interested in psychology, medicine, physics, linguistics, physiology, engineering, biology, sociology, anthropology, or other similar fields? Communication sciences and disorders is a highl ... read more

Training Program in Integrative Developmental Process
The Developmental Training Grant in Integrative Developmental Process is focused on understanding mechanisms of change in human development and provides training in cutting-edge multimodal methods in ... read more

Jackson Laboratory

(Bar Harbor, ME)
Summer Student Program
Our Summer Student Program provides high school and college students with an opportunity to conduct independent research under the guidance of staff scientists. More than 2,000 students, including thr ... read more

Departmental Members

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

(Washington, DC)
AGEP is a network of universities dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities obtaining graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The National S ... read more

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship
For 10 weeks during the summer, the AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows collaborate with media professionals at radio and television stations, newspapers, and magazines. As part of their job ... read more

AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is proud to offer a summer internship program for minority students interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about scie ... read more

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowshps
The science and engineering challenges that society faces today-locally, nationally and internationally-are far more complex than were those of 40 to 50 years ago. The problems now are more difficult ... read more

L’Oréal USA Fellowships for Women in Science Program
The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program is a national awards program that annually recognizes and rewards five U.S.-based women researchers at the beginning of their scientific careers ... read more
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Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences
The goal of the Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences is to kick-start the research career of promising future senior investigators in the chemical sciences. The Marion Millig ... read more
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Arizona State University

(Tempe, AZ)
Mathematical and Theoretical Biology Institute (MTBI)
This intensive eight-week summer research experience for undergraduates in Tempe, Arizona prepares promising young scientists interested in working at the interface of mathematics, statistics and the ... read more
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Boston University

(Boston, MA)
Bioinformatics BRITE REU Summer Research Program
The BRITE REU at BU Bioinformatics focuses on computational and mathematical fundamentals of bioinformatics analysis through research projects in a broad range of topics, including gene regulatory net ... read more

Bioinformatics Diversity Travel Fellowship
The Bioinformatics Graduate Program at Boston University has travel fellowships available for prospective PhD students to visit Boston, tour the BU campus and meet our students and faculty, before app ... read more
funds international students
Bioinformatics IGERT Fellowship
Applicants for full-time Bioinformatics PhD study who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents are automatically eligible for a Bioinformatics IGERT Fellowship. The IGERT Fellowships are awarded ... read more
funds international studentsstudy abroad program

Chapman University

(Orange, CA)

Chicago Botanic Garden

(Chicago, IL)
REU Summer Internships at the Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden, with colleagues from partner institutions, hosts a 10-week summer research experience. This program offers undergraduate participants an opportunity to explore a diverse ar ... read more

Cornell University

(Ithaca, NY)
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation - paid summer research opportunity
CU LSAMP-REU is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate participants with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their fi ... read more

One week Summer Program for High School Girls who excel in Mathematics and Science
The CURIE Academy is a one-week summer residential program for high school girls who excel in math and science and want to learn more about careers in engineering. Cornell University's world-renowned ... read more

One-week Summer Program for High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors interested in the STEM fields
The CATALYST Academy is a one-week summer residential program for rising high school juniors, and seniors. The mission of the CATALYST Academy is to advance diversity in engineering and its related di ... read more
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Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed to science and stewardship. Current partners incl ... read more

National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, paid, internships with the National Park Service. ... read more

On To the Future Program (OTF) - travel awards to attend your first GSA Annual Meeting
The On To the Future Program (OTF) is a grassroots initiative of the Geological Society of America (GSA) that addresses the organization?s overall strategic commitment to building a diverse geoscience ... read more
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Missouri University of Science and Technology

(Rolla, MO)

Stanford University

(Stanford, CA)

State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook

(Stony Brook, NY)
'Data + Computing = Discovery' Summer Research Program for Undergraduates
The Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) at Stony Brook University is offering an 8-week Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) for rising sophomore, junior, or senior college und ... read more
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Dr. W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship Program
The Dr. W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship is a Graduate Fellowship Program for eligible underrepresented students whose immediate academic plans include obtaining graduate or professional degrees in a va ... read more

IMSD - MERGE (Initiative for Maximizing Student Development: Maximizing Excellence in Research for Graduate Education)
Stony Brook IMSD-MERGE aims to increase the number of underrepresented students (URM) completing highly productive biological and biomedical science degrees at Stony Brook University, and prepare them ... read more

IRACDA NY-CAPS Posdoctoral Fellowships
IRACDA NY-CAPS is a 3-year mentored research fellowship for postdoctoral scientists that also provides career development and mentored teaching experience in preparation for tenure-track academic care ... read more

NSF LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship Program
The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate program is funded by the National Science Foundation to increase the number of underrepresented minority students a ... read more

SUNY Stony Brook AGEP-T FRAME (Frontiers of Research and Academic Models of Excellence)
Required Qualifications: US Citizen & PhD in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field. Preferred Qualifications: Expressed interest in tenure track faculty positions at research intens ... read more

The National GEM Consortium Graduate Fellowships in Science, Engineering, and STEM fields
The GEM Fellowship provides a unique and powerful connection to a national network of universities and employers. This partnership promotes the participation of underrepresented groups in post-gradua ... read more
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Vanderbilt University

(Nashville, TN)
Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's to PhD Bridge Program
The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's-to-PhD Bridge Program, with more than 79 students joining since 2004, focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities earning PhDs in astronomy, biology, c ... read more
funds international students

Washington University

(St. Louis, MO)
Cognitive, Computational, and Systems Neuroscience
Recent years have seen a blurring of the traditional lines between brain-related research in psychology, biology and engineering. To train the next generation of top-flight brain scientists, Washingto ... read more
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Program Members

Amherst College

(Amherst, MA)

Art of Problem Solving Foundation

(Cambridge, MA)
Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics for 6th and 7th Graders
At Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics (BEAM), you'll get to experience an environment unlike any other. You'll live on a college campus in upstate New York, surrounded by nature as you study new and ... read more

Bethel College

(North Newton, KS)
Bethel College Summer Science Institute
The institute offers opportunities to participate in research investigations in several science-related fields, including biology, psychology, chemistry, and mathematics. You will be able to study fas ... read more
funds international studentsupcoming deadline

Bradley University

(Peoria, IL)

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

(Cold Spring Harbor, NY)
Summer Research in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
The excitement for biological research in the 21st century is palpable. Technological advances have opened up a whole new realm of questions that can be addressed experimentally. Thousands of genomes, ... read more
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Duke University

(Durham, NC)
Research Triangle Materials Research and Science Engineering Center Summer REU Program
The Triangle MRSEC focuses on studying programmed assembly of soft matter, inventing materials that have never before existed and creating new ways to use those materials. Join our collaborative and i ... read more

Emory University

(Atlanta, GA)
Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CSURP)
CSURP is a program for undergraduate students, majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering, interested in conducting supervised summer research. The program is supported by the Center for Selective ... read more

George Washington University

(Washington, DC)

Mathematics Foundation of America

(Cambridge, MA)
Canada/USA Mathcamp
Mathcamp is an intensive 5-week-long summer program for mathematically talented high school students, designed to expose these students to the beauty of advanced mathematical ideas and to new ways of ... read more
funds international students

Medical University of South Carolina

(Charleston, SC)
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
This ten week program provides undergraduate students research training in the biomedical sciences that includes laboratory experiences, seminar series, professional development and social events. Stu ... read more

Michigan Technological University

(Houghton, MI)

National Academies, The

(Washington, DC)
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships
The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.

Disse ... read more

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Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships
This year the program will award approximately 24 postdoctoral fellowships. The postdoctoral fellowships provide one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment ... read more
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Ford Foundation PreDoctoral Fellowships Program

Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize th ... read more

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National Socio-Enviironmental Synthesis Center

(Annapolis, MD)

New Mexico State University

(Las Cruces, NM)
Young Women in Computing
Young Women in Computing provides a fresh and fun way to introduce Computer Science to people of all ages through informal education opportunities. By providing summer camps, afterschool programming, ... read more

New York University

(New York, NY)

Northeastern University

(Boston, MA)
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Biology


•  10-week program, June 1 to August 7, 2015

•  $5250 stipend

•  Program provides apartment-style housing on our beautiful Boston campus

•  ... read more

Oregon Health & Science University

(Portland, OR)
Vollum Institute/OHSU Neuroscience Graduate Program
Founded in 1992, the Neuroscience Graduate Program at OHSU has 47 predoctoral students and more than 140 faculty in a broad range of subdisciplines. The program is intended for students planning a car ... read more
funds international students

Pennsylvania State University

(State College, PA)

Tufts University

(Medford, MA)
Training in Education and Critical Research Skills- Postdoctoral Fellowships (TEACRS)
Fellowships are available in the Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS) at Tufts University. This NIH-funded program is designed to prepare talented postdoctoral trainees ... read more

University of Arizona

(Tucson, AZ)
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) rogram: Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions
Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions ( is a 10-week summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) prog ... read more

University of California, Berkeley

(Berkeley, CA)
Berkeley Summer Workshop on Formal Demography
Join us for an educational program designed to train the next generation of population researchers in the methods in formal demography. This week-long program, with funding by NICHD R25HD083136 at Ber ... read more
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University of California, Santa Barbara

(Santa Barbara, CA)
Junior and Assistant Specialists in Computer Security
The Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified Junior and Assistant Specialists to be part of research team in the areas ... read more
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University of Maine

(Orono, ME)

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

(Amherst, MA)
Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NEAGEP)
The Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NEAGEP) is one of 26 NSF-funded Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) programs in the US. The goal of the N ... read more

UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College Program
Summer Pre-College provides opportunities for highly motivated students to join existing funded programs of research in Biology, Biochemistry, Psychology and Food Science for 6 weeks from the end of J ... read more
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University of Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)
Center for Sustainable Polymers Summer Research Program
The Center for Sustainable Polymers (CSP) is a NSF funded Center for Chemical Innovation whose mission is to transform how plastics are made and unmade through innovative research, engaging education, ... read more

Interdisciplinary Graduate Assistantships Available on Sustainable Healthy Cities
Masters and PhD graduate assistantships are available in a network of eight schools to study sustainable and healthy cities.

Sustainable Healthy Cities is a unique research network of universities, ... read more

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Interdisciplinary Post-Doctoral Opportunity: Urban Energy Modeling, Energy-Health Nexus, Food-Energy-Water Nexus
Seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate to conduct research in an exciting interdisciplinary program, focusing on Sustainable Infrastructure and Cities. Particular focus areas are: areas of energy modeling, ... read more

University of North Dakota

(Grand Forks, ND)
Interdisciplinary Renewable and Environmental Chemistry IREC REU Program
This National Science Foundation supported Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program gives research opportunities to undergraduate students with priority to students from tribal colleges ... read more

University of Notre Dame

(Notre Dame, IN)
REU in Integrative Cell and Molecular Biology
The Program:

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame is sponsoring a NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program during the summer of 2017. The focal point ... read more

University of Pennsylvania

(Philadelphia, PA)
Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program in Health
The SUMR program is an endeavor by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) and the Health Care Management Department of the Wharton School to provide underrepresented minority undergradu ... read more

University of Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA)
University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Melon University Molecular Biophysics & Structural Biology graduate program
Molecular biophysics is an exciting interdisciplinary research field at the intersection of physics, chemistry, biology and medicine. The NIH T32-supported Molecular Biophysics & Structural Biology (M ... read more
funds international students

University of Richmond

(Richmond, VA)

University of Toledo

(Toledo, OH)

University of Washington

(Seattle, WA)
JISAO Summer Research Internship in Environmental Sciences - Atmosphere and Ocean
The University of Washington (UW) and the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) announce ten research internship positions in Seattle for summer 2017.

Research at JISAO, ... read more

Utah State University

(Logan, UT)

Villanova University

(Villanova, PA)
Villanova Engineering, Science, Technology, Enrichment, and Development (VESTED) Academy
The VESTED Academy is an intensive eight weekend long introduction to engineering experience for high school students entering grades 9th-12th.

This program serves two primary purposes: 1) Intro ... read more

Individual Members

Amy Alcorn
William Bauer
Barbara Bruno
Lynne Bush
Vetria Byrd
Wei-Chun Chin
Kellina Craig-Henderson
Maurice Crawford
Christine Haller
Laura Howe
Diane Kim
Neil Laird
Christine Richardson
Monica Taylor
Aileen Walter
Alan Whittington

Featured Program!

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program focuses on increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in astronomy, biology, chemistry, materials science and physics. Students work towards the Master’s degree at Fisk with the intention to enter a PhD program at Vanderbilt or elsewhere, with access to instructional and research opportunities at both institutions. Tuition, stipend, and medical insurance are provided. The application deadline is April 15th. Click here to learn more and apply!

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