SURI: Virginia Tech’s Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute (MII)

This summer, Virginia Tech is offering a summer undergraduate research program in “Engineering Polymers for Performance in Emerging FEWS Technology”.

Undergraduates (juniors and seniors preferred) in a science or engineering field can apply and those selected will participate in research as well as earn $7,000 during the 11 week program. This covers living expenses and includes a stipend.

The program will take place from May 24- August 6.

Applications are available here and application review begins on February 1, 2016.  

 

Summer research is a great way to broaden your undergraduate experience. In addition to the opportunity highlighted above, summer research programs are available at institutions across the country and abroad.

Want to jump start your search for the right program? Check out this listing  of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Undergraduate STEM FLAS Fellowships

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Undergraduate students in their junior or senior year also part of the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) program who have completed two years of East Asian language study are welcome to apply for the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship.

This fellowship is aimed at students who are interested in studying an East Asian language in conjunction with their chemistry or biochemistry major.

The specifics for fellowships are detailed in the application here.

There will also be information sessions throughout November, December, and January to give students a better idea about the application process and what the fellowship will entail.

The website details meeting dates and locations, where to direct questions, and more general information here.