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NSF funds a large number of summer research opportunities for undergraduate students at many colleges and universities across the country. Students are assigned a specific research project and work closely with the faculty member and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel.

A complete list of programs along with application instructions can be found at NSF REU

A list of programs that sent information directly to the department is listed below.

Goddard Centere for Astrobiology


pstate Medical University

University of Maryland training in Nonlinear Dynamics

niversity of Pennsylvania-Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)

University of Florida

Univerity of Notre Dame

Univeristy of Chicago

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Washington State University-St. Louis

Lehigh University

Space Telescope Science Institute

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Brigham Young University

University of Washington, Seattle

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The in-depth investigation of a particular phenomenon is a valuable experience in preparation for future endeavors, either in graduate school or in industry. Students are encourgaged to participate in independent research or specialized projects in their areas of interest.