Research Opportunities


Hooked on Photonics (HoP) Research for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Program
Photonics research focuses on improving solar technology
Application Deadline: February 15, 2015 (rolling deadline usually in middle of February)
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Integrated Optics for Undergraduates (IOU) REU Summer Program
Research includes speeding up the internet and developing energy-saving features for sustainable next-generation optical networks.
Application Deadline: February 14, 2015 (rolling deadline usually in middle of February)
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Extensible Undergraduate Research in Communications Applications
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deadline for summer is March 10, 2015
This opportunity repeats yearly


NSF's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
(EAPSI) Must be enrolled in a research-oriented master's or PhD program and be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents
deadline to apply: November 13, 2014
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APPA Student Research Grants
Student Research Grants/Internship
Technical Design Projects
Annual Application Deadlines: February 15 and October 15
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NRC Research Associates Program
Opportunities for research; awards include attractive stipends, health insurance, professional travel and relocation
Contact with the research adviser/mentor at the proposed sponsoring laboratory, including discussion of the proposed project, is necessary prior to submitting a formal application to NRC
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Deadlines on the first day of every February, May, August and November

Binghamton University
LSAMP - The Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation
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National Science Foundation's Division of Division of Social and Economic Sciences
Grants available to help improve the quality of dissertation research
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Deadline: February 1st, Annually; August 1st, Annually

Montana State University EnSURE - Engineering Summer Research
Undergraduate Research Opportunity
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2012 information will be at the above link when it is available

ORISE and ORAU Programs
Postsecondary Students Research/ Intern
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applications accepted on a continuing basis
Application Deadline varies by Research/Internship Opportunity


NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Application deadline: April 15, 2014
Sophomore, Junior or Senior status
Contact: Dr. Carl Dietrich at 540-231-2944 or e-mail
(Research Experience Flyer) (Website Link to Application Details)


Undergraduate Research at the Nano-Bio Interface, University of Pennsylvania
10-week program is designed to give undergraduate students the opportunity to work with scientists on the cutting-edge of nano-scale research.
Application Deadline: February 28, 2014 
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Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program:
Solid-State Devices for Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetics Technology
Application Deadline: April 1st, 2014
Undergraduate students at accredited U.S. institutions.
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Last Updated: 3/24/14