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NASA

(Washington, DC)
BIG Idea Challenge:
Through the BIG Idea Challenge, NASA seeks innovative ideas from the academic community for a wide range of lunar dust mitigation solutions for issues ... read more

NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding
NASA Postdoctoral Program
The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA's goal to expand scientific understanding of Earth and the universe in which we live.

The NASA Pos ... read more


RASC-AL Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge
The 2020 RASC-AL Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge is an engineering design and technology demonstration contest for eligible ... read more

Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkages (RASC-AL) Competition
NASA's RASC-AL Competition is a collegiate-level engineering design challenge that allows students to tackle some of NASA's biggest challenges. With o ... read more

Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarship Program
The VSGC Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarship Program provides awards of up to $8,500 to rising juniors and seniors who are enrolled full-time in a ... read more


NASA Ames Research Center

(Moffett Field, CA)
Blue Marble Space Young Scientist Program
BMSIS provides opportunities for college students and recent grads to participate as Young Scientists with our institute, providing opportunities to p ... read more
funds international students
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding
NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP)
The NASA Airborne Science Program invites highly motivated advanced undergraduates to apply for the 13th annual NASA Student Airborne Research Program ... read more

NASA's Space Life Sciences Training Program Summer Internship
NASA's Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) provides professional experience in space life science areas such as molecular, cellular, organism ... read more


NASA Dryden Flight Research Center

(Edwards, CA)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Glenn Research Center

(Cleveland, OH)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies

(New York, NY)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

(Greenbelt, MD)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA IV and V Facility

(Fairmont, WV)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

(Pasadena, CA)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Johnson Space Center

(Houston, TX)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Kennedy Space Center

(Kennedy Space Center, FL)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Langley Research Center

(Hampton, VA)
BIG Idea Challenge:
Through the BIG Idea Challenge, NASA seeks innovative ideas from the academic community for a wide range of lunar dust mitigation solutions for issues ... read more

NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

(Huntsville, AL)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Shared Services Center

(Bay St Louis, MS)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Stennis Space Center

(Bay St Louis, MS)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA Wallops Flight Facility

(Wallops Island, VA)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

NASA White Sands Test Facility

(Las Cruces, NM)
NASA Internships and Fellowships
NASA offers a wide variety of paid summer, spring, and fall semester internships, as well as some graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships ... read more
portable funding

National Academies, The

(Washington, DC)
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
The Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program, now in its 20th year, provides early career individuals with the oppor ... read more
funds international students
Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship
The Gulf Research Program's Early-Career Research Fellowship supports emerging scientific leaders as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, ... read more
an IBP member programfunds international students
Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellowship
The Gulf Research Program's Science Policy Fellowship program helps scientists hone their skills by putting them to practice for the benefit of Gulf C ... read more
an IBP member programportable funding
NRC Research Associateship Programs
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine administers postdoctoral and senior research awards at participating federal laboratorie ... read more
an IBP member programnationwide programfunds international students

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)

(White Plains, NY)
NACME Administered Scholarships
Through the NACME Scholars Program, NACME provides block grants to colleges and universities that, in turn, award the money to talented African Americ ... read more
opportunityportable funding
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. Program
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Minority Ph.D. Program—managed by NACME—has two components. The Ph.D. component offers substantial scholarship suppor ... read more
nationwide program

National GEM Consortium (GEM)

(Washington, DC)
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 partic ... read more
an IBP member programportable funding

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

(Tallahassee, FL)
National High Magnetic Field Lab REU
This Ten-week summer internship program matches undergraduate students with scientists at the Magnet Lab's three sites, offering them unique opportuni ... read more

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory RET
Funded by the National Science Foundation, this six-week summer residential program for U.S. citizens gives K-12 teachers from across the country the ... read more


National Institute of Aerospace

(Hampton, VA)
RASC-AL Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge
The 2020 RASC-AL Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge is an engineering design and technology demonstration contest for eligible ... read more

Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkages (RASC-AL) Competition
NASA's RASC-AL Competition is a collegiate-level engineering design challenge that allows students to tackle some of NASA's biggest challenges. With o ... read more


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Boulder

(Boulder, CO)
NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program (Virtual)
Since 1993, SURF students from across the country have had the opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on experience, working with cutting edge technology ... read more


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

(Bethesda, MD)
Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program (BESIP)
The NIBIB sponsored Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship (BESIP) is for undergraduate biomedical engineering students who have completed their jun ... read more

Individual Graduate Partnerships Program
Graduate students currently enrolled in a PhD training program come to NIH laboratories to enhance their dissertation research by developing an Indivi ... read more
portable funding
Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
The purpose of the Kirschstein-NRSA predoctoral fellowship (F31) award is to enable promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored ... read more
portable funding
Intramural and Extramural Loan Repayment Programs
You do the research. NIH will repay your student loans. That is the idea behind the National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs). ... read more
portable funding
Intramural Research Training Award
The NIH Postbac IRTA program (CRTA, Cancer Research Training Award, in the National Cancer Institute) provides recent college graduates who are planni ... read more


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

(Washington, DC)
NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowships
NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellows focus on observing, understanding, modeling, and predicting climate variability and change on seas ... read more
portable fundingfunds international students
REU Site: Real-World Research Experiences for Undergraduates at the National Weather Center
The National Weather Center (NWC) in Norman, Oklahoma invites motivated undergraduate students from any major who are interested in a career in scient ... read more


National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville

(Charlottesville, VA)
National Astronomy Consortium (NAC)
The National Astronomy Consortium (NAC) is an innovative, competitive program designed to provide research opportunities, and long-term mentoring supp ... read more
an IBP member program
Summer Student Research Program at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) provides research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students through its summer studen ... read more
funds international students
VA-NC Alliance Summer Program for Undergraduates
Undergraduate students who are interested in majoring in a STEM field and affiliated with the Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minori ... read more


National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank

(Green Bank, WV)
Summer Student Research Program at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) provides research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students through its summer studen ... read more
funds international students

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Socorro

(Socorro, NM)
National Astronomy Consortium (NAC)
The National Astronomy Consortium (NAC) is an innovative, competitive program designed to provide research opportunities, and long-term mentoring supp ... read more
an IBP member program
Summer Student Research Program at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) provides research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students through its summer studen ... read more
funds international students

National Science Foundation (NSF)

(Arlington, VA)
Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology Paid Research Experience for Veterans
The Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, through support from the National Science Foundation, hosts a Research Experience for Veterans (REV) progr ... read more
an IBP member programfunds international students

Nebraska Indian Community College

(Macy, NE)
NASA Nebraska Space Grant & EPSCoR
As part of NASA's National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, we are funded to promote aerospace-related research, education, and public serv ... read more
portable funding

New Mexico State University

(Las Cruces, NM)
Academic Science Education and Research Training (ASERT)
The Academic Science Education and Research Training (ASERT) program for postdoctoral fellows provides three years of support to fellows wishing to ac ... read more

Research Experience in Biomediated and BioInspired Geotechnics
The Center for Bio-mediated & Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) – funded Engineering Research Center (ERC) that i ... read more
an IBP member program

New York Institute of Technology

(Old Westbury, NY)
Research on Security of Mobile Devices and Wireless Networks
The award establishes a new REU Site focused on the security of mobile devices at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). Undergraduates will gain ha ... read more


New York University

(New York, NY)
Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at NYU Grosssman School of Medicine, Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)
At NYU Grossman School of Medicine, our Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences offers qualified college students who have completed their so ... read more
an IBP member program

Norfolk State University

(Norfolk, VA)
Veteran Research Supplement with the Center for Integrated Access Networks
CIAN welcomes veteran students (undergraduate and graduate) of the United States Military into our labs during the academic year and summer to partic ... read more


North Carolina A&T State University

(Greensboro, NC)
Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD)
Brown's Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) program is a research training initiative that provides support for pre-doctoral students fr ... read more

SPIRE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Salary and Benefits: Fellowship salary will be competitive with federal guidelines as set by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with annual incr ... read more


North Carolina Central University

(Durham, NC)
Cellular & Molecular Mechanics and Bio-Nanotechnology IGERT
The goal of this Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) award is to create a graduate training program that will produce the nex ... read more

SPIRE Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Salary and Benefits: Fellowship salary will be competitive with federal guidelines as set by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with annual incr ... read more


North Carolina State University

(Raleigh, NC)
Agricultural Data Science - PhD positions
We are currently recruiting for students to become a part of Sweet-APPS and start a PhD in the Fall!

The Sweet-Fellowship includes:

- Receive stip ... read more


FREEDM Systems Center REU Program in Engineering
The Summer REU program offers a research opportunity to undergraduates from universities outside of the Center who are majoring in electrical and comp ... read more

Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity
The North Carolina State Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) Program is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The program ... read more

Research Institute Summer Experience (RISE) in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Conduct state-of-the-art research related to civil and environmental engineering problems

-Be mentored by NC State faculty, post-doctoral fellows, o ... read more

funds international students

North Dakota State University

(Fargo, ND)
Summer REU opportunity in Biotechnology fields
Undergraduate students: looking for a summer research opportunity? This summer, North Dakota State University is offering an undergraduate research ex ... read more
funds international students
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE): Research program for chemistry, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering
There is a wonderful opportunity awaiting students at North Dakota State University. Once again, the Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials ( ... read more
funds international students

Northeastern University

(Boston, MA)
DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions
The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership ... read more

Paid Rosetta Commons Research Experience for Undergraduates
Interns in this geographically-distributed REU program have the opportunity to participate in research using the Rosetta Commons software. The Rosetta ... read more
an IBP member programstudy abroad programfunds international students
PhD Program in Chemistry
The PhD program in chemistry is designed for students who have earned a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in chemistry or related areas and who wish to ... read more
an IBP member program
Summer Undergraduate Research in Electrical and Computer Sciences
The summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University of Tennessee's Engineering Research Center, CURENT, provides an opportunity ... read more


Northern Arizona University

(Flagstaff, AZ)
Astronomy REU
Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, Arizona, has been a Research Experiences for Undergraduates site sponsored by the National Science Fou ... read more

Student Summer Internship (SSI) Program
Since 1994, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) has offered student summer internships for Native American and other college s ... read more


Northern Illinois University

(DeKalb, IL)
Center for Bright Beams Summer Program for Underrepresented Minorities in 4 REU programs: at BYU, U Chicago, NIU, & Cornell
Do research through any of four CBB REU programs, and you can apply for the Bright Beams Summer Program and do exciting research in the science of Bri ... read more
an IBP member program

Northwestern University

(Evanston, IL)
Center for Sustainable Polymers Postdoctoral Fellowship
Participation of groups that are underrepresented in STEM disciplines is essential to the health and vitality of science and engineering. The CSP is d ... read more
an IBP member programfunds international students
Center for Sustainable Polymers Summer Research Program
The Center for Sustainable Polymers is a NSF Center for Chemical Innovation whose mission is to transform how plastics are made and unmade through inn ... read more
an IBP member program
CIERA Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Astrophysics in its Modern Interdisciplinary Context
Northwestern University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics (CIERA) is the proud host of a NSF-funded Research Exp ... read more

Paid Rosetta Commons Research Experience for Undergraduates
Interns in this geographically-distributed REU program have the opportunity to participate in research using the Rosetta Commons software. The Rosetta ... read more
an IBP member programstudy abroad programfunds international students
REU: Hands-on Materials-Related Research
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program takes place over a 9-week period each summer.

The NU-Materials Research Science and Engineering ... read more