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Research Grants & Fellowships

 

 

Davis Fellowship

Application Deadline: March 19, 2021

The Davis Fellowship is available to all undergraduates in Georgetown College. In order to support a summer research project, the Fellowship provides between $1,500 and $3,000. There are two types of fellowships offered:

  1. Davis Research Fellowships fund summer lab work, field work, and independent inquiry under the guidance of a faculty mentor.
  2. Davis Experiential Learning Fellowships fund service learning, community-based work, and unpaid internships which are meaningfully connected to a student’s academic interests.

Decisions are announced by mid-April. More information can be found through the link above. 

Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowships

March 20-23, 2021

Every summer, the Endocrine Society offers Summer Research Fellowships for eligible undergraduate students, medical students, and first year graduate students who want to pursue careers in endocrinology. The fellowship consists of a stipend to each award recipient in order to participate in a particular research project under the mentorship of a member of the Endocrine Society for 8 to 12 weeks during the summer. At the end of the fellowship, a few recipients will be granted the opportunity to apply for a travel award to attend the Society’s annual meeting, ENDO 2021, being held on March 20-23, in San Diego, CA. Click the link to learn more.

Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates

June 1, 2021, 11:59 p.m. EDT

The Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates is a financial support opportunity for students who are interested in the biochemistry and molecular biology field and would seek to enhance the diversity of science. Students who are underrepresented in their social, education, or economic backgrounds or who express commitment to academic success are eligible for this scholarship. The scholarship provides up to $2,000 to be applied to undergraduate tuition costs for one academic year. More information can be found through the link.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

August 25, 2021

REU provides students with a grant, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), to pursue an independent research project. NSF funds independent research ranging from biological sciences to social, behavioral, and economic sciences at different REU sites, including universities, museums, and science institutes. Full research proposals are due August 25, 2021. Learn more about this opportunity to pursue independent research.

International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)

Application Deadline: September 21, 2021

IRES provides students with a grant in NSF-funded research areas. Full research proposals are due September 21, 2021. There is an international focus in the research proposed for the grant, and the grant allows individuals to choose from two tracks. Click the link to learn more about this opportunity. 

Air Force Research Laboratory Scholars Program

TBD

The Air Force Research Laboratory Scholars Program is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students interested in the STEM field to receive stipend-paid internship opportunities and gain hands-on research experience working with full-time Air Force Research Laboratory scientists and engineers as well as partake in unique research projects. Multiple locations are offered for this internship. Application deadlines are TBD. For more information, click on the link. 

Amgen Scholars Program

TBD

The Amgen Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health is an opportunity for students interested in biomedical research to spend a summer gaining experience working at the NIH alongside some of the world’s leading scientists. Scholars will be partnered with mentors from the NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP), where they will be able to learn more about clinical research. Scholars will also be able to partake in other curriculums such as journal clubs and case studies. The 2021 Amgen Scholars Program application is expected to open soon, and exact dates are TBD. More information can be found through the link above. 

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The SURF Program is designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through a unique research experience that supports the NIST mission. Over the course of 11 weeks, SURF students contribute to the ongoing research of one of the six NIST facilities.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), sponsored by Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, offers a great way to build skills as a young scientist or test inclinations toward research. Students will be assisting researchers in the forefront of modern science and will earn acknowledgement or co-authorship in articles submitted to professional publications.

B1G Academic Alliance Summer Research Opportunities Program

The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) seeks to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate study and research careers by providing undergraduate students with research opportunities at the Big Ten Academic Alliance universities.

Georgetown Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (GUROP)

Since 1996-1997, the Georgetown Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (GUROP) has offered motivated undergraduate students at Georgetown the opportunity to learn the discipline and experience the rewards of scholarly research by working with faculty on their research projects. This research occurs in a large variety of ways and venues, e.g., laboratories, libraries, environment, community, etc.  GUROP would like to widen the scope of the opportunity for more students to participate in an activity so integral to the life of the University.  

NYU Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

At NYU Grossman School of Medicine, our Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences offers qualified college students who have completed their sophomore or junior year the opportunity to participate in our Summer Undergraduate Research Program, also known as SURP. If you are interested in pursuing a PhD or MD/PhD in the biomedical sciences, our research internship program can provide you with an inside glimpse into life beyond your undergraduate studies.