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National Scholarships and Fellowships

Underrepresented Student Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Programs Nationwide
(Various Disciplines)

 Please note that various of the opportunities listed on the Summer Research Opportunities page, such as the SROPs and SURs, are also looking for applicants who are underrepresented within their discipline. 


LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE - Deadline is Febuary 1, 2017

This program introduces undergraduate students to academic careers in Life Science, Physical Science, Social Science and Humanities through summer research experiences at Leadership Alliance Institutions

 

MIT SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM

The MIT Summer Research Program (MSRP) seeks to promote the value of graduate education; to improve the research enterprise through increased diversity; and to prepare and recruit the best and brightest for graduate education at MIT.
 

MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP IN CLASSICS AND CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY

The Committee on Minority Scholarships of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) invites applications from minority undergraduate students for a scholarship to be awarded for Summer 2015. The purpose of the scholarship is to further an undergraduate's preparation for graduate work in classics or classical archaeology. Eligible proposals might include (but are not limited to) participation in classical summer programs or field schools in Italy, Greece, Egypt, etc., or language training at institutions in the U.S, Canada, or Europe. The maximum amount of the award will be $4,000. 

 

MOORE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH APPRENTICE PROGRAM (MURAP)

The Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a graduate-level research experience for highly talented undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in pursuing doctorates in the humanities, social sciences or fine arts. MURAP aims to foster the entrance of students from underrepresented minority groups, as well as others with a proven commitment to diversity, into graduate school and faculty positions in academia. Each summer, the program brings a cohort of 20 rising juniors and seniors in college to our campus for an intensive, ten-week research experience.


NASA-ONE STOP SHOPPING INITIATIVE (OSSI) FOR INTERNSHIP, FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIC AND KIDNEY DISEASES SHORT-TERM RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

The STEP-UP Program provides hands-on summer research experience for high school and undergraduate students interested in exploring research careers. The overall goal of STEP-UP is to build and sustain a biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social science research pipeline focused on NIDDK’s core mission areas of  diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases.

 

 NIH UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.

Read about current SDSU scholar, 
Kelly Nguyen, 2015 NIH UGSP recipient

  

 NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA) EPP UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 

The EPP Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides scholarships for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields that directly support NOAA's mission. Participants conduct research at a NOAA facility during two paid summer internships. Since 2001, over 150 students have completed the program and over 75% go on to graduate school. Students attending Minority Serving Institutions as defined by the US Department of Education (Hispanic Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Alaskan-Native Serving Institutions, and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions) are eligible to apply for the program. 

  

 PATHWAYS TO SCIENCE REU SEARCH

The Institute for Broadening Participation hosts this search engine, which allows students to search for summer over 400 Research Experiences by institution, by discipline, and/or by region.

PATHWAYS TO OCEAN SCIENCE REU SEARCH

The health of our oceans is key to the health and future habitability of our planet. Ocean scientists include physicists, chemists, geologists, biologists and mathematicians, who often work together in teams to solve the challenges posed by the complicated ocean environment. 

 

PATHWAYS TO ENGINEERING REU SEARCH

This website connects Engineering students to undergraduate research opportunities nation-wide.

 


University of Maryland, College Park, School of Public Health Summer Training and Research Program

The University of Maryland, College Park, School of Public Health Summer Training and Research (UM*STAR) program is designed to provide traditionally under-represented and disadvantaged undergraduate students with 2 consecutive summers of a 10 week research training and career development program. The program's goal is to enhance trainees' potential to become a biomedical or behavioral scientist in reseach areas relevant to preventing and treating cardiovascular disease, as well as other public health issues. 

National Scholarships and Fellowships

Division of Undergraduate Studies
Michelle Lopez, Assistant Dean
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive, 
San Diego, CA 92182-1623
Phone: call_skype_logo.png(619) 594-2871
Fax: (619) 594-7934