Upcoming Programs & Deadlines
Application Deadline: Nov. 8, 2019
A goal of the Louisiana Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (LAEPSCoR) project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), is to increase the participation of women and other underrepresented minorities and in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. The Supervised Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) program seeks to further this goal by fostering opportunities for such students to conduct supervised research with a faculty mentor.
Application Deadline: Nov. 8, 2019
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) invites fellowship applications for an Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop to be held Friday, April 17 – Sunday, April 19, during the 2020 AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. This workshop is designed to build the talent pool of undergraduate students who plan to pursue doctorate degrees in education research or in disciplines and fields that examine education and learning from early childhood to workforce participation. This research can be in areas such as children and youth, school and schooling issues, higher education, education policy, student achievement, curriculum and instruction, education psychology, or education leadership.
Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2019 (early); Feb. 14, 2020 (regular)
Whether you are a student looking for an internship or a federal agency or corporation looking for an intern, we feel confident that we can help you in your pursuit. We are always in search of the best and the brightest to fill our many internship opportunities. We are also looking to partner with government and corporate sector organizations interested in developing the next generation of dedicated public servants and business leaders.
National Museum of the American Indian
Application Deadline: Nov. 15, 2019
The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Internship Program provides educational opportunities for students interested in the museum profession and related fields. Interns complete projects using the resources of the NMAI and other Smithsonian offices. Internships are an opportunity for students to learn about the museum's collections, exhibitions, programs, and methodologies, and to meet professionals in the museum field. Interns are selected by a review committee made up of five NMAI staff. Approximately twenty-five percent of applicants are accepted for internships during any one-year period.
Application Deadline: Nov. 18, 2019
The Trimmer Travel Award will support A&H undergraduate scholars in presenting their research at professional meetings. Students may apply for up to $1,000 in conference travel funds. Travel should be completed before December 1, 2020.
Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2019
Exceptional sophomores and juniors majoring in chemistry and chemical engineering can apply for a prestigious SCI Scholars summer internship. Students are selected based on the strength of their application, statement of interest in an industrial internship, and letters of recommendation. Approximately 30 scholars will be chosen for internship positions in the summer of 2019.
Application Deadline: Dec. 3, 2019
The Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed by the Department of Defense upon degree completion. SMART Scholars will receive a full tuition scholarship while in school, an annual stipend, summer research internships, and a job after graduating in their STEM field at a cutting-edge Department of Defense facility.
Application Deadline: Dec. 15, 2019
The Support for Advanced Flight Opportunities for Students (SAFOS) Program aims to encourage student participation in aerospace research by providing funds for the development of student satellite payloads and other space-engineering products. Funds from SAFOS may be used to support student teams participating in programs like HASP, RockSat-C, and RockSat-X. Other advanced flight programs that emphasize a complete project lifecycle, from design to build through flight and post-flight analysis, are eligible. Senior Design Projects will not be considered, as these programs are supported by pre-existing funding mechanisms from LaSPACE.
Application Deadline: Dec. 20, 2019
The objective of SRC Phase 2 is to find solutions to allow a heterogeneous, multi-robot team to autonomously complete tasks envisioned for a lunar in-situ resource utilization (ISRU) mission. This challenge will require competitors to develop software that allows a virtual team of robotic systems (i.e. virtual robotic team) to operate autonomously to successfully achieve these tasks.
Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2019
Annual open call for applications for diverse graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduate students attending an accredited four-year college or university in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree within North America. The scholarships are based on unmet financial need. Special consideration will be given to students who live or study in one of the 12 Gucci Changemakers cities– Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto, and Washington DC and/or plan to attend or currently attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). The award will be for up to $20,000 per year. Students will be able to reapply each year they are eligible.
Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. Over 100 students are selected each year for participation in the Ernest F. Hollings and Educational Partnership Program (EPP) scholarship programs. These scholarships include support for two years of undergraduate study and summer internship opportunities at NOAA facilities across the country.
Application Deadline: Mar. 15, 2020
The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from most areas of the sciences and engineering. Designated funds from the National Academy of Sciences allow for grants of up to $5,000 for astronomy research and $2,500 for vision related research. Students use the funding to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project.
Application Deadline: Varies
The Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provides opportunities for participation in research and related technical activities to qualified current undergraduates. This educational experience offers selected participants the ability to learn from world-class scientists while utilizing the unique resources of ORNL and encourages careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and support fields.
Application Deadline: Varies
Search for other opportunities for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (RE) through the NSF search page.
Application Deadline: Nov. 5, 2019
Each spring, the Council on Undergraduate Research hosts an annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill. At this event and its related activities, members of Congress and their staff members learn about the importance of undergraduate research through talking directly with the student researchers involved in these programs.
Submission Deadline: Nov. 8, 2019
We welcome abstract submissions that describe new research within the domain of affective science. In line with our goal to facilitate interdisciplinary advances, we welcome submissions from affective scientists in any discipline (e.g., anthropology, business, computer science, cultural studies, economics, education, geography, history, integrative medicine, law, linguistics, literature, neuroscience, philosophy, political science, psychiatry, psychology, public health, sociology, theatre), working on a broad range of topics using a variety of measures.
Submission Deadline: Nov. 15, 2019
Our mission is to raise awareness about issues related to social class, work, and the working class and to provide opportunities for collaboration among faculty, students, and community members. Authors are encouraged to submit 100-word proposals to be reviewed by The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Advisory Board for possible conference presentation.
Submission Deadline: Nov. 15, 2019
The 2020 Transatlantic Policy Symposium asks you to consider and analyze the contemporary challenges and future opportunities facing the United States and Europe. What specific problems must be addressed to provide for a stable future for the transatlantic relationship, and who must meet this challenge? We welcome analysis from your respective academic discipline (Political Science, Economics, History, Cultural Studies) or your regional expertise.
Submission Deadline: Nov. 22, 2019
Undergraduate Research Highlights, which appear on the CUR website and in CUR's journal Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, are brief descriptions of peer-reviewed research/scholarly work that has appeared in academic journals, books and book chapters, web-based publications, and juried performances. Highlights should be from the past six months, be in print, and include one or more undergraduate coauthors.
Student Scholars Program
National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Higher Education
Proposal Deadline: Nov. 25, 2019; Submission Deadline: Dec. 16, 2019
The NCORE Student Scholar Program supports a paid conference registration for each student recipient. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible. It is hoped that the scholarship awards will serve as an incentive for higher education institutions to support student participation in the conference.
Submission Deadline: Nov. 29, 2019
The New England Political Science Association invites proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables to be presented at its 2020 Annual Meeting, which will convene on April 23-25, at the Hilton Mystic in Mystic, Connecticut. Panels will be offered on Friday, April 24, and Saturday April 25; a pre-conference welcome event will be held on the evening of Thursday, April 23.
Submission Deadline: Dec. 6, 2019
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is strongly committed to the wide expression of all forms and topics of undergraduate research, by all members of the undergraduate research community, and views with great concern any actions or policies that affect that commitment to inclusivity.
Submission Deadline: Jan. 13, 2020
The Tanner Symposium Committee invites student proposals to participate during Women’s History Month 2020 in a national symposium hosted on the USU campus. A special student poster session will take place on Friday, March 20. Students are invited to attend the entire two-‐day symposium at no charge and to mingle with the national and state speakers on the program.
Submission Deadline: Apr. 23, 2020