Outstanding Research Opportunities

All Wilkes Honors College students conduct original research, and they have unparalleled, direct access to world-class research opportunities. Wilkes Honors College’s on-campus partners include FAU’s Jupiter Life Science Initiative and Brain Institute, along with research giants Scripps Research Institute Florida and Max Planck.

Jupiter, Florida
Jupiter, Florida
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FAU Max Planck Honors Program The FAU Max Planck Honors Program (FAU MPHP) provides honors students with exclusive enrichment opportunities, including courses taught or co-taught with Max Planck scientists. Learn More about FAU Max Planck Honors Program
Wilkes Medical Scholars High school seniors are eligible apply to the Wilkes Medical Scholars Program, a highly selective, early admission program into the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU. Learn More about Medical Scholars
FAU Max Planck Honors Program The FAU-MPFI Honors Program provides undergraduate science majors the opportunity to gain intensive lab research experience learning from some of the world’s best neuroscientists in a state-of-the-art research facility. Learn More about Max Planck Honors Program
Internships Remarkable internship opportunities provide invaluable experience. Learn More about Internships
Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) OURI offers a wide variety of services and funding opportunities to support both student and faculty in the pursuit of undergraduate (UG) research. Learn More about Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry

On-Campus Partners:

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FAU’s Brain Institute The Brain Institute supports research, education and community outreach, with efforts spanning all of the FAU campuses. Learn More about Brain Institute
The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) MPFI focuses each day on discovering answers to fundamental questions of the brain. Learn More about Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Scripps Florida Scripps Florida – a division of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), headquartered in La Jolla, California – is a state-of-the-art nonprofit biomedical research facility located in Jupiter, Florida Learn More about Scripps Florida