Scholarships and Fellowships

    The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (partnership with UPenn) Injury Science REU

    • for current students graduating after June 6, 2016, who have completed 1 year of college and 1 math and 1 science course; must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • minimum 3.0 GPA
    • 10 weeks, $5,000 stipend and contribution towards travel expenses; some housing scholarships may be available
    • Deadline: Applications accepted January 1-31, 2018
    • http://injury.research.chop.edu/training-opportunities/reu#.VIsGEWTF9K

     

    NSF Centers for Chemical Innovations Summer Research Programs

    • unique research experiences for undergraduate students in collaborative research environments throughout the USA
    • Each CCi includes multiple institutions where accepted candidtates may choose to conduct their summer research
    • A competitive stipend, travel award, and housing provided for 10 weeks of research
    • Deadline: January 5th - February 22nd
    • http://nsf-cci.com/REU/

     

     

    American Museum of Natural History Helen Fellowship

    • For Graduating seniors
    • is a one year residnecy based in computational scientific research and educational outrach 
    • applicants should familiarize themselves with the proposed research projects
    • Annual salary or $70K plus benefits
    • Deadline: January 21, 2018

     

    ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    • for current juniors doing research in organic chemistry (for summer between junior and senior year)
    • must be nominated by Chemistry Dept.
    • 10 weeks, $5000 at your home institution
    • APPLICATION NOW OPEN
    • Deadline:  Estimated - January, 2018
    • http://www.organicdivision.org/?nd=p_surf_program

     

    Summer Research at Yale

    • for students interested in conducting organic chmeistry or chemical biology research
    • learn about what the research environment is like in graduates school while working on a research problem
    • 8-10 weeks summer research 
    • email Timothy.newhouse@yale.edu with "application: Summer Research at Yale, 2018" in the subject line.
    • In email body please include up to 3 groups where you would like to conduct research
    • As single attachment please include CV, 1 page research summary, and unofficial transcript. Also will need current research mentor letter of recommendation
    • Deadline: February 1, 2018

    Merck 2018 Chemistry Internship Program

     

    Summer Research Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    • for current undergraduates that have one more semester before graduation/completion of bachelor degree
    • includes stipend, housing, meals, and travel costs.
    • Program dates: June 4 - August 7, 2018
    • Application Opens: Nov. 15
    • Deadline: February 1, 2018
    • http://www.unl.edu/summerprogram/home

     

    Pitt SURF 2018

    • For juniors in the STEM discipline 
    • 10 week program May 27th - August 4th
    • Student receives a weekly stipend of $371 with free housing on University or Pittsburgh campus.
    • Deadline: February 1, 2018
    • http://tinyurl.com/PittChemSURF

    SURP-ASPET  Fellowship Program at the University of Pittsburg 

     

    Amgen Scholars Japan Program - Kyoto University and The University of Tokyo

    • Undergraduate students who are in their sophmore and junior year intrested in pursuing a Ph.D.
    • Strong record of academic performance; and a good knowledge of English (TOEFL 70 or IELTS 6.0)
    • University of Tokyo / Kyoto Program dates: June 12 - August 6, 2018
    • 8 week , salary varies depending on host institution
    • Deadline: February 1, 2018
    • http://www.amgenscholars.com/japan-program

     

    Center for Research on Interface Structures and Phenomena (CRISP) REU Program at Yale University

    • for current juniors and well qualified underclassmen who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • Program dates: June 4th - July 27, 2018
    • 8 weeks, $4000 stipend + $1000 for food, includes housing; non-residential program available that includes $1000 for travel/parking
    • Deadline: February 1, 2018
    • http://www.crisp.yale.edu/index.php/Reu

     

    Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program

    • for current non-seniors interested in a career in the biomedically related sciences; should have completed at least general biology and/or introductory chemistry; minimum 3.0 GPA required
    • 10 weeks; $4000 stipend and housing; 4 exceptional students will be named "Rubin and Sarah Shaps Scholars"
    • Deadline: February 1, 2018
    • Decision Posted: March 1 - 15th
    • http://www.sloankettering.edu/summer-undergraduate-research-program

     

    Amgen Scholars - variety of U.S. host universities

    • for current sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.
    • minimum 3.2 GPA
    • each host institution has its own application
    • 8-10 weeks, salary varies (usually $4,000-$5,000) depending on host institution
    • Deadline:  February 1, 2018
    • http://www.amgenscholars.com

     

    Chemical Biology Cummer Program (ChBSP)

    • Undergraduate students who are majoring in chemistry , biochemistry, or chemical biology
    • Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents in possession of an alen re
    • minimum 3.0 GPA
    • 10 week program ( June 4 - August 10) $4000 stipend and will be reimbursed for their local travel expenses
    • Deadline: February 2, 2018
    • http://chembio.triiprograms.org/about-tpcb/summer-internship/

    Molecular Imaging Summer Program

    • Undergraduate freshman, sophomores, and juniors interested in pursuing resarch at the interface of molecular imaging and cancer biology
    • must have completed college-level general biology and introductory chemistry and some advanced science courses.
    • 10 week program June 4 - August 10.
    • Will be offered a stipend of $4,875 and will be reimbursed for their loval travel expenses. (no summer housing)
    • Deadling: February 2, 2018
    • mskcc.org/misp-summer (program description)
    • sam.mskcc.org/MISP (application)

    REU - National Science Foundation Program at College of Engineering of Univerity of Georgia

    • Undergraduate studetns with an emphasis on female and minority students
    • 10 week program (May 21 - July 28)
    • $5000 stipend 
    • Application Opens: December 1, 2017
    •  Deadline: Feburary 11, 2018
    • http://reu.engr.uga.edu

     

    NSF REU in Chemistry at the University of Southern California

    • current sophomores or juniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • Program dates: May 29 - August 8, 2018
    • 10 weeks, $4500 stipend, housing, sutdent health insurance and travel
    • Deadline: February 15, 2018
    • http://chem.usc.edu/reu.html

     

    The University of North Texas REU Program

    • preference given to rising juniors and seniors, though outstanding sophomores may be considered; must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • 10 weeks, $5,000 stipend, housing, travel; upon request by a faculty mentor, $1000 in travel funds is available to each REU participant who presents summer research conducted in this program at a regional or national meeting
    • Deadline: Thursday Feb. 15th, 2018
    • http://chemistry.unt.edu/nsf-reu-program

     

    Center for Chemical Evolution Summer REU

     

    Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at The University of Minnesota

    • 25 positions available to undersgraduate students 
    • $5000 stipend , food, housing, and travel paid
    • $1000 research supply fund
    • Program dates: June 4 - August 10, 2018
    • Deadline: February 15, 2018
    • http://www.mrsec.umn.edu/ehr/#summer

     

     Michigan State University REU: iCER ACRES

    • Students that will be undergraduates in the Fall 2018
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • U.S. citizens or permanent residents 
    • Provided will be a stipend, on-campus housing, and a meal allowance, as well as finacial support for travel to the REU site and conferences
    • Program dates May 21- July 28
    • Deadline: February 16th, 2018
    • https://icer-acres.msu.edu/

    SUNY Upstate Medical University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program

    • current juniors in good academic standing, majoring in chemistry, biology or a related field; must have a strong interest in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in biomedical investigative research
    • Program dates: June 4 - August 10, 2018
    • 10 weeks, $3000 stipend plus housing
    • Deadline: February 16, 2018
    • http://www.upstate.edu/grad/programs/summer.php

     

    SURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships - Caltech

    • for current sophomores through non-graduating seniors and must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents; a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0 is required
    • 10 weeks, $6000 award; additional $500 housing and travel support may be provided.
    • Deadline: Feburary 22, 2018
    • sfp.caltech.edu/programs/surf

     

    Colorado School of Mines REU Advanced Polymer Materials

    • Undergraduates, no rising seniors. 
    • US citizen or permanent residents
    • $5000 Stipend, paid on-campus housing, travel allowance
    • Program Dates: May 28th - August 3rd
    • Focuses on fuel cells, photovolatics, batteries, tissue engineering, nanomedicines, and membranes
    • Deadline: March 9th, 2018
    • Polymerreu.mines.edu

    Portland State University REU

    • Must be a US citizen or possess a Green Card and a current undergraduate.
    • 8 weeks (40 hours per week) $4000 stipend, limited housing stipends are available.
    • Application Opens Nov. 24, 2017
    • Deadline: TBA
    • https://www.pdx.edu/reu/

     

    REU - Penn State  - Elberly College of Science

    • Chemistry and biochemisty major
    • 10 weeks, $4,800 stipend and free housing
    • Application Open Dec. 1, 2017
    • Deadline: TBA
    • http://www.chem.psu.edu/reu

     

    ACS Women Chemists Committee Overcoming Challenges Award

    • The Overcoming Challenges Award recognizes a female undergraduate for her efforts in overcoming hardship to achieve success in chemistry.
    • for current female undergraduates majoring in chemistry or biochemistry
    • “Applicant must demonstrate that she has overcome hardships (economic, personal, or academic) in pursuit of her education.” 
    • applications reviewed on improvement, initiative, successes, and grades from the previous two semesters
    • $250 plus up to $1000 for travel to attend the ACS Fall National Meeting
    • Deadline: April 1, 2018
    • http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/awards/other/diversity/wcc-overcoming-challenges-award.html

     

    ACS Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship

     

    National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates

     

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    The DOW-MIT ACCESS Program (Opening soon)

    • for current sophomores, juniors and seniors, who are focusing on chemistry, chemical engineering or materials science, who are underrepresented minority students; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident; strong academic background and interest in research
    • 2 days (October); includes travel, lodging, meals and excursions
    • the weekend-long program offers students an overview of graduate education through seminars, faculty talks, and interactive sessions, all designed to give a greater understanding of the application process and an insight into the doors a graduate career can open
    • Deadline: TBA
    • http://access.mit.edu/

     

    EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study ( no new GRO opportunites for Summer 2018)

     

    SF REU in Marine Sciences – University of Delaware ( awaiting a funding decision Jan. 2018)

     

    Singh Center REU - University of Pennsylvania

    • enrolled as a undergraduate student who will not graduate before the summer  programs ends
    • 10 weeks, $5500 stipend (before taxes, paid in installments) and will be housed within walking dsitance of the unversity, additional $500 in travel costs may be eligible for reimbursement.
    • Deadline: TBA
    • https://www.nano.upenn.edu/resources/reu/

     

    Department of Homeland Security Undergraduate Internship (no program for summer 2018)

    • for current students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines
    • 10 weeks at federal research facilities located across the country; a$6000 stipend plus travel 
    • GPA 3.3
    • Deadline: TBA
    • http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/index.html

     

    The Robert C. and Carolyn J. Springborn Endowment in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois - Springborn Graduate Fellowship (summer 2018 application, fall 2019 program )

    • for students accepted to a PhD program, must have American citizenship and must have a documented academic record of excellence and demonstrated creativity and leadership potential
    • Guaranteed stipend of at least $33k/yr for the first 3-years of graduate study; tuition and fees waiver; in 2nd and 3rd years, support for travel to conferences other labs
    • Deadline: TBA
    • chemistry.illinois.edu/graduates/support/Springborn.html

     

    REU - Georgia Tech Undergraduate Summer Research Program

    • current non-seniors, majoring in chemistry or biochemistry, must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • 10 weeks, $5000 stipend, travel allowance and housing
    • Deadline: TBA
    • http://ww2.chemistry.gatech.edu/reu/

     

    ACS Chemistry REU - William H. Nichols Fellowship

     

    American Museum of Natural History Richard Gilder Graduate School Fellowship

    Passed Deadlines

     

    Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program (spring semester application)

    • for any undergraduate or incoming freshman who is enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university for Spring 2014, with a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field
    • minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Six available awards: Two $10,000 and Four $5,000 scholarships
    • Deadline: November 8, 2017
    • http://www.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/?utm_campaign=BID_PRO...

     

    National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (summer application)

    • for current seniors and 1st-year graduate students
    • Deadline: Oct 2017
    • www.nsfgrfp.org/

     

    The Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowships (summer application)

    • for current seniors or graduate students applying to or enrolled in a PhD program, must have American citizenship or permanent residency, and who are willing to morally commit to make their skills available to the United States in time of national emergency
    • Option of $32k/9-month personal stipend and full tuition, renewable for up to 5 yrs; or $36k/9-month personal stipend and full tuition for 2 years, followed by $6k/yr for 3 yrs in coordination with a 3-yr fellowship from another source
    • Deadline: October 30, 2017
    • http://www.hertzfoundation.org/dx/fellowships/fellowshipaward.aspx

    SCI Scholars

    • for current sophomore and junior, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering majors
    • minimum 3.5 GPA
    • SCI Scholars receive $6,000-$10,000+ for a ten-week internship; students will be awarded a certificate and an additional $1,000, which can be used for any purpose, such as participation at an ACS or AIChE meeting; scholars nominate a high school chemistry teacher for recognition. Teachers will be awarded a certificate from SCI and $1,000, which can be used for professional development or classroom materials.
    • APPLICATION OPEN NOW
    • Deadline: November 30, 2017
    • www.acs.org/sci

    Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship (GA, IN, NJ)

    • college seniors, graduates and career changers who have majored in and/or have a strong professional background in a STEM field; must demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals; must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    • must have obtained, or expect to obtain, a bachelor's degree by June 30, 2014 minimum 3.0 GPA (candidates who can demonstratre excellence through other avenues will also be considered)
    • admission to a master's degree program at a well-established partner university; teacher certification in science, mathematics or technology education; extensive preparation for teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for one full year prior to becoming the teacher-of-record in a science or math classroom; a $30,000 stipend (Once Fellows are certified teachers at the end of the first year, they obtain salaried employment in high-need schools); support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment; support of a cohort of WW Fellows passionate about science and math education; lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders
    • Deadline:  October 17, 2017 (First deadline), Nov. 30(Second deadline), Janurary 31, 2018 (Final deadline)
    • http://woodrow.org/fellowships/ww-teaching-fellowships/

     

    SMART Scholarship

    • for current undergraduate students who are US citizens; must be eligible to receive and hold a security clearance
    • must be pursuing a degree in the sciences
    • Perks include: full tuition and education related fees (does not include items such as meal plans, housing, or parking); stipend paid at a rate of $25,000 - $38,000 depending on degree pursuing (may be prorated depending on award length); paid summer internships
    • Health insurance up to $1,200/yr, allowance of $1,000, and employment placement after graduation. 
    • Deadline: December 1, 2017 at 5pm 
    • http://smart.asee.org/

     

    Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR) Summer Internship

    • Students who have completed their sophomore year in college or university but not have graduated from a Master's degree program prior to the start of the scholars program
    •  G.P.A of 3.3
    • The program is a paid, full-time, research 8 Week Program 
    • Financial support for housing, travel, and local transit systems will be provided based on the Company's non-discriminatory assessment of the applicant's need.
    • Deadline: December 15, 2017
    • https://www.nibr.com/careers/students-scholars

    Kupcinet-Getz International Summer Science School at the Weizmann Institute (Israel)

     

    National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NSDEG) Fellowship

    • for current seniors and 1st- and 2nd-year graduate students who are U.S. citizens
    • must be enrolled or intend to enroll in full-time doctoral studies
    • application requires:  general GRE, official transcript(s), three recommendations, essays, etc.
    • 3 years, $30,500+ per year, including medical insurance and waiver of tuition and fees
    • Deadline:  December 31, 2017
    • http://www.ndsegfellowships.org/

    D.O.E.  N.N.S.A.  Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

    • for current seniors and 1st- and 2nd-year graduate students students pursuing a full-time, uninterrupted Ph.D. in areas of interest to stewardship science, such as high-energy density physics, nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions; must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • $36k/yearly stipend, tuition and fees, $1k/yr academic allowance, yearly conferences, 12-week research practicum; renewable up to four years
    • Deadline: January 10, 2018
    • www.krellinst.org/ssgf

     

    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Internship

     

    Wave Fellows Program at Caltech

    • for sophmore and above, undergraduates intent on a Ph.D.
    • 10 week summer research project
    • Minumum GPA of 3.2
    • A $6000 award, with additional $500 housing and travel supplemented
    • Deadline: January 12, 2018
    • http://www.sfp.caltech.edu/programs/wavefellows

     

    D.O.E. Comuptational Science Graduate Fellowship

    • for current seniors and 1st- and 2nd-year graduate students students pursuing a full-time, uninterrupted Ph.D. in engineering and in the physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences; must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • $36k/yearly stipend, tuition and fees, $5k 1st year academic allowance with $1k each renewed yr, yearly conferences, 12-week research practicum; renewable up to four years
    • Deadline: January 17, 2018
    • www.krellinst.org/csgf