Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program at UMich Biological Station
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Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program at UMich Biological Station
Number of positions: 8-10
Location: University of Michigan Biological Station, Pellston, Michigan
Program Dates:  June 21-August 20, 2016
Application Deadline:  February 1, 2016
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program at the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS) is a competitive program funded by the National Science Foundation (Award No. 1262634). Biosphere-Atmosphere-Hydrosphere Interactions in a Changing Global Environment provides a truly interdisciplinary and hands-on experience in field biology and atmospheric science. Students engage with all phases of research, from hypothesis formulation and data gathering to analysis, interpretation, and communication of scientific findings. During this nine-week program, students will:
  • Work closely with a selected mentor/professor as part of an on-going research project
  • Design, conduct, analyze, and report on a research project of their own
  • Participate in special workshops and group discussions designed to provide the philosophical bases and technical tools needed to carry out scientific research.
  • Receive a $5,000 stipend, plus travel allowance
REU students must be of at least junior status by the fall term following their REU participation. Seniors with a graduation date before August are not eligible. Participants also must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.
The deadline to apply for 2016 is Monday, February 1, 2016.