Abstract Deadline: January 15th, 2016
Application Deadline: EXTENDED to February 19th, 2016
Registration Deadline: January 15th, 2016
The FAU School of Communication and Multimedia Studies is hosting several colloquia throughout the semester. Speakers include Dr. Gerald Sim and Olympia Kiriakou, a Ph.D. candidate from Kings College London. For more information, click here.
Fund Your Research and Creative Activities!
FAU Undergraduate Research Grants
Deadline Dates: October 15th for Fall/Spring funding, and March 15th for Summer/Fall funding. If these dates fall on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be the following business day.
Deadline Date: November 16th
The John Nambu Memorial Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program: Deadline for applications is March 1st.
First Wave – An Undergraduate Research and Entrepreneurship Competition: First Wave funds students’ innovative ideas targeting societal problems. Ideas could include start-ups, technology, processes, designs, instruments, policies, or community based research. Projects are judged and given monetary awards at the end of the spring semester.
FAU Broward Research Symposium and Awards: Deadline: Varied
FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute: Summer Internships: Deadline: March 1st, annually
FAU Partner Institution Opportunities
Scripps offers mentoring and research experiences to undergraduates that range from semester-long academic credit programs from nearby colleges and universities to full-time summer research opportunities.
National Undergraduate Internship and Fellowship Opportunities
Federal Internships and Fellowships: Internship and Fellowship Opportunities in Science disciplines
National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…" In many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences, NSF is the major source of federal backing.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) invites high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in science to submit applications for the Summer Research Program. To apply and for complete program information. Interns work with NIDA-funded scientists for 8 weeks in the field of substance abuse and addiction research at research institutions across the United States. Internships may involve a variety of experiences including laboratory experiments, data collection and analysis, patient interviews, literature reviews and more.
Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers:
- Scholarship support
- Paid research training at the NIH during the summer
- Paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation
NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (Postbac IRTA)
The NIH Postbac IRTA program (CRTA, Cancer Research Training Award, in the National Cancer Institute) provides recent college graduates who are planning to apply to graduate or professional (medical/dental/pharmacy) school an opportunity to spend one or two years performing full-time research at the NIH.
FAU Student Government Travel Funding
The Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunity (CIC SROP) application allows you to apply to a variety of widely-recognized summer research programs at participating CIC institutions using a single application. One of the benefits of using the CIC SROP application is that you only need to send one transcript to a central location and your faculty recommenders will only be required to submit one online letter of recommendation. Upon completion, your application will be viewable by faculty from nine top research universities.
The Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) , offers undergraduates, interested in pursuing a PhD or MD/PhD, the opportunity to work for eight to ten weeks under the guidance of a faculty or research mentor at a participating Alliance institution. The SR-EIP is designed to encourage students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, social sciences and humanities to consider research careers in the academic, public or private sectors. This all expense paid summer internship provides students with a competitive stipend, travel and housing.
Pathways to Sciences: Use this website to find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring.
Web Guru is an interactive web-based tool intended to assist undergraduates navigate the hurdles of an undergraduate research experience