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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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Entries are organized by age level and (where appropriate) geographic area. University of Wyoming programs are also delineated (UW).

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We have coded the entries to indicate if the focus is on specific subject areas:
ASTRO, BIO, CHEM, ENERGY, ENG, GEO, HEALTH, MATH, PHYS, or STEM (more than one topic).


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INBRE offers undergraduate research fellowships and travel grants for students in the biomedical fields. (updated 12/2013)

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McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program prepares undergraduate students from groups traditionally underrepresented in graduate education for success in doctoral degree programs. (updated 12/2013)

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NSF REU Programs

NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) provide summer research fellowships for students. There are several programs at UW and across the country. (updated 12/2103)

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School of Energy Resources - Center for Photoconversion and Catalysis

The School of Energy Resources - Center for Photoconversion and Catalysis offers undergraduate research fellowships. The program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students with an interest in solar energy, catalysis, and fuel cells to pursue a substantive research project that builds upon those interests. (updated 02/2017)

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Student Organizations

Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) provide a great way for students to get more involved on campus and in research while a student at UW. There are many science, math, and engineering organizations on campus, so get involved! (updated 12/2013)

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WiMSE (Women in Math, Science, and Engineering) provides monthly lunch seminars and support for women in science, math, and engineering. (updated 12/2013)


Wyoming EPSCoR

Wyoming EPSCoR offers undergraduate research fellowships and travel grants for students. EPSCoR also sponsors Undergraduate Research Day at the University of Wyoming. (updated 2/2017)


Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium

Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium offers: community college scholarships, undergraduate research fellowships, senior engineering design fellowships, NASA summer internships, travel grants, and graduate fellowships for Wyoming college students. (updated 12/2013)


Undergraduate Engineering Scholars Program

As part of the University of Wyoming Tier-1 Initiative, the College of Engineering and Applied Science will recognize a limited number of top high school graduating seniors for their academic achievement as recipients of the highly competitive "College of Engineering and Applied Science Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships (hence referred to as "The Scholarship") ."


Wyoming Research Scholars Program

As part of the University of Wyoming Science Initiative, the Wyoming Research Scholars Program is seeking talented high school students from Wyoming for early undergraduate research involvement. Students can add a significant undergraduate research experience, be paired with a faculty mentor to participate in cutting edge research as well as receive a stipend and allocation for student travel and research.


OSSI - NASA Internships

Interested in an internship with NASA? Want to perform research with scientists at NASA Centers? OSSI is a NASA-wide system for the recruitment, application, selection and career development of undergraduate and graduate students primarily in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. Opportunities for students in other disciplines are available. Internships are available during the academic year and the summer. Check website for deadlines.

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