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Mote REU Program


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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

Description:
The Mote REU Program offers paid research training experiences in estuarine science to 10 undergraduate students per year.

Participants:

Conduct mentored research projects under the direction of a Mote scientist.

Gain experience in the development of research plans by completing a research proposal.

Gain experience in scientific writing by completing a "manuscript-style" final research paper.

Gain experience in oral presentation of scientific data by presenting their research results in a laboratory-wide poster presentation.

Attend research seminars on ocean science presented by graduate students from several Florida universities.

Learn about opportunities for graduate study, careers in marine science, and communication skills in science by participating in student workshops.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Mote REU Program, students must be:

U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or its territories

Currently enrolled in a degree program (full-time or part-time) leading to a baccalaureate degree.

First-time REU participants. If you have already completed an NSF REU internship, you will not be considered for the program.

Available for the full duration of the program, from May 26th to August 3rd.

*Students may NOT have already graduated at the time of their REU internship.

In addition, applicants should:

Possess a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4-point scale).

Make efforts to receive academic credit for participation in the REU Program.

Stipends, travel and housing information

Students participating in the Mote REU Program receive:

$5,000 stipend over the 10-week period

Free housing in a local dormitory

Financial support for travel expenses between Mote and their home institution


Application Deadline: 2/15/2017
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Program Dates: 5/20/2017 - 7/29/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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Mote Marine Laboratory (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Marine Sciences & Oceanography

Keywords:
Marine Biology

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 10/27/2016
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