Other Research Opportunities

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is part of a national effort to increase the number of underrepresented minority students who successfully complete baccalaureate and advanced degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Funding for the LSAMP program is provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Contact Mark Jackson for further informaiton

The Leadership Alliance


Richard Barber Interdisciplinary Research Progarm

The Richard Barber Interdisciplinary Research Program is accepting applications for full-time undergraduate researchers for this summer. Nine collaborative projects from WSU's CLAS, SoM, and CoE will be hiring two undergraduate students each. More details are available on our website < www.cvkelly.com/Barber2020 > and the application form < https://forms.gle/UGSsKhbPZPgkrj5G9 >.

Rolling admissions will start on Monday, March 2.

All WSU undergraduate students are encouraged to apply by completing this form: https://forms.gle/UGSsKhbPZPgkrj5G9 . An emphasis will be placed on bringing together students and faculty members together from complimentary disciplines from across WSU.

The Station1 Frontiers Fellowship

Are you a bold and creative thinker and an aspiring changemaker who is passionate about applying science and technology to create a more equitable, creative, prosperous, and sustainable world? We invite you to apply to the Station1 Frontiers Fellowship (SFF) – a prestigious, fully-funded ten-week summer experience for undergraduate students that involves socially-directed science and technology education, research, and internship. Based upon a foundation of inclusion and equity, this transformative program integrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with humanistic fields in order to interrogate, understand, and shape technologically-driven societal impact towards more equitable, ethical, and sustainable outcomes. Unique in the nation and the world, the SFF includes an exciting research internship in emerging areas of science and technology, a cross-interdisciplinary shared curriculum on socially-directed science and technology, and personal and professional advancement activities including inclusive leadership and collaboration, scientific and technical communication, networking, and more. SFF 2021 will be in a fully virtual format and students will participate remotely in all program activities from their city of residence.

Apply to Be A 2021 Station1 Fellow!

Target Deadline January 15, 2021, 11:59 pm EST

Michigan Space Grant Consortium

The mission of the MSGC is to create, develop, and promote programs that reflect NASA strategic interests and support cooperation between academia, industry, state and local government in science and technology in Michigan. Various opportunities for educational and research funding are available.

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.

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


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

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