Education Fund of the Plastics Pioneers Association
The PPA has awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships to students in selected fields of study in colleges and universities where plastics-focused courses are taught. Scholarships are available each year to students who are planning to enter careers in the plastics industry. Learn more about the PPA's Education Fund Grants and Scholarships.
Engineers for Exploration REU Program at UC San Diego
Engineers for Exploration program is a 10-week paid summer undergraduate Engineering internship and a full-time research experience that provides the unique experience of developing technology to drive future exploration. You will be working on impactful engineering projects and exciting fieldwork.
Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Nanotechnology and Biomedicine
The University of Georgia focuses on hands-on and interdisciplinary research experience at the interface of nanotechnology and biomedicine. More than 30 faculty participants from the College of Engineering, College of Arts and Science, and Medical School inspire students by creating an atmosphere of collaboration and creativity. Students will participate in interdisciplinary research projects that apply nanotechnology to specific biomedical problems. Each REU student will be co-mentored by paired faculty from the nanotechnology and biomedical disciplines on a collaborative research project. Learn more about REU.
2019 Regenerative Medicine Research Opportunities
The SRF Summer Scholars and Postbaccalaureate Fellowship Programs offer undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Both programs seek to prepare participants for a career in regenerative medicine through an intensive mentored research experience and communication skill development exercises, such as a grant proposal writing assignment and research presentations. Paid positions are available!
Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at Northwestern University
The Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Northwestern University offers a 9-week, paid summer research experience for undergraduates. Students are matched with leading research professors in science and engineering fields. Research areas include ceramics, polymers, nanocomposites, photonics, nanoparticles, molecular electronics and biomaterials. Learn more about the Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at Northwestern University.
Phil Layton Award for Excellence in the Arts
The Phil Layton Award for Excellence in the Arts is to be given to a junior, senior, or fifth year undergraduate Engineering student who has demonstrated involvement in the performing, visual, or written arts at Rice and/or the Houston community. Preferential consideration will be given to individuals who have pursued community-based commitments through their art. This year’s award will be in the amount of $3,400 each for two students. Students may self-nominate for this award by December 17, 2018. All nominees can request award requirements directly from Pam Traylor.
This 10-week residential summer research experience provides mentoring and research participation while allowing scholars to preview graduate school life at a Research1 university. Participants all receive competitive stipends, room and board, travel/transport, graduate school preparation workshops, social and networking activities, and more.
Engineering students studying computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics or fields related to software development are encouraged to apply for this fellowship, which places them in summer appointments with Silicon Valley startups. In addition to a stipend and hands-on experience, fellows participate in workshops and mixers with their colleagues and start-up CEOs.
The George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University has established a program to support need-based scholarships for FIRST alumni majoring in engineering, including computer science, computational & applied mathematics, and statistics at Rice. The School of Engineering will select two recipients for $10,000 scholarship awards, each renewable for up to four years, contingent upon maintaining good academic standing as an engineering major (including computer science, computational and applied mathematics, and statistics).
Students who are legal U.S. residents who are enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university and are studying science, technology, engineering, arts or marth are encouraged to apply for this $500 scholarship.
This $1000 scholarship is available to any student who is not in his or her final semester of study. Applicants must answer write a 500-essay about the main benefts of studying abroad.
$1000 is available to an undergraduate or graduate female engineering student who is a U.S. or Canadian citizen. Applicants must write a 500-word essay answering the question: What do you think can be done to improve representation for females in STEM subjects?
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) offers three highly competitive internships and research fellowships, allowing students to participate in energy-related research. The 10-week programs provide a stipend, travel expenses and housing.
The NSF sponsors several opportunities for undergraduates to conduct hands-on research at sites across the country. Students must contact individual sites directly for information on specific programs, but the link above will provide an overview of research opportunities and program sites available.
Multiple opportunities are available for undergraduate and graduate students for spring and fall semesters, as well as year-long appointments.
Become an officer in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power Program. This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students in all engineering disciplines (non-engineers, too).
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Pathways to Science
Pathways to Science is a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation. The organization places emphasis on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring and resources. Opportunities and placements include paid summer internships, portable scholarships and research experiences.
NASA offers several internships, fellowships and scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students.