Other Research Opportunities

Information on many undergraduate research opportunities for summer 2015 can be found at this Cornell University page.

Attention WSU Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, and Law Students: Opportunity to Assist with Court Watch Program

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Summer Undergraduate Internship Program - www.icpsr.umich.edu

Summer Undergraduate Internship Program. The ICPSR summer internship program provides undergraduate students with a unique and expansive research experience that...


ICPSR Research Paper Competitions - www.icpsr.umich.edu

We are now accepting applications for two 2017 competitions (ICPSR Undergraduate and ICPSR Master's), which are listed below. 2017 ICPSR Research Paper Competitions...


Socio-Behavioral Training and Research (STaR) Program

Wayne State Unviersity's College of Nursing and the Pediatric Prevention Research Center in the School of Medicine are holding a new Socio-behavioral Training and Research Program for the purpose of identifying and encouraging highly qualified undergraduate students in research-focused careers. The STaR program is intended to provide undergraduate students with skills and experience to increase their chances of successful application to graduate school and/or employment in a research environment after graduation.

To access eligibility criteria, application procedures, deadlines, and contact information regarding the STaR program, click here.

National Science Foundation Research Opportunity

Click here to view the many research opportunities offered by REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a groups of about 10 undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel.

Research Programs and Internships

The Office of Undergraduate Research works with departments across campus, as well as other universities nationwide, to provide information about student research opportunities. Below is a brief list of programs to consider as you expand your research experiences.

WSU College of Engineering Research

WSU Physics & Astronomy Research

Independent and Directed Study

Students can receive academic credit for conducting research under the guidance professors within their major. Consult with your professor and departmental adviser for course descriptions and registration.

For details, check the Undergraduate Bulletin

McNair Scholars Program

The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program is one of the Department of Education's Federal TRiO Programs that seeks to improve effective preparation for doctoral study to low-income, first generation college students and students from groups that are underrepresented in graduate education. McNair Scholars are expected to receive a doctorate within 10 years of graduating from WSU.

UC Berkeley Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program

The Amgen Scholars Program is a national program to increase research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the sciences. This program provides outstanding science undergraduates with research experience and increases participants' competitiveness as candidates for admission to prestigious graduate and professional institutions. Additionally, this program encourages participants to pursue a Ph.D. or the joint M.D./Ph.D. degree and research careers in the sciences and biotechnology.

MI-LSAMP Research Grant Opportunities

The Michigan – Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (MI-LSAMP) Program is a partnership between WSU, University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Western Michigan University to increase the number of minority students earning baccalaureate degrees each year in science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) fields.

Applications are available on the MI-LSAMP website. For more information contact Michelle Reaves at (313) 577-4029 or e-mail wsu-lsamp@eng.wayne.edu.

 WSU-APA Summer Scholars Program

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