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Summer Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SNURF)


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
We are offering two fellowship programs (sponsored by either NINDS or NSF) that offer a substantial stipend, as well as on-campus housing and a supplement for lab supplies.

•Participate in investigations of how the nervous system develops, functions and repairs itself after injury.

•Get hands-on training in molecular, cellular, anatomical, physiological approaches.

•Gain valuable experience before you enter graduate school.

The program supported by NSF is focused on training you to investigate the basic science of neural function and behavior and provides a stipend of $5000. All faculty members participating in our Neuroscience Graduate Program are eligible to serve as your mentors. This program supports up to eight fellows per year and is for undergraduates planning to go to graduate school.

The program supported by NINDS is focused on training you to investigate the neuroscience of neurological disorders and stroke and provides a stipend of $4000. You will be trained by a team of mentors that includes both basic scientists and clinicians. This program is for undergraduates planning to pursue a biomedically focused graduate research program, or a medical scientist (M.D., Ph.D.). Students will also shadow clinicians 1-2 times and engage in a simulation activity.

YOU CANNOT APPLY TO BOTH PROGRAMS. PLEASE DECIDE WHICH PROGRAM WILL BENEFIT YOU MOST IN YOUR FUTURE CAREER.
upcoming deadline

Application Deadline: 1/10/2018

Program Dates: 5/30/2018 - 8/4/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Vermont (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Neuroscience
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Neuroanatomy
Neurobiology
Neuroengineering
Neurological Disorders
Neurology
Neuromodulation
Neurophysiology

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Institute of Health (NIH)


Page last updated 11/5/2017
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