Opportunities

URS Administered Programs

URS Program Description
Visible Thinking Registration Register for Visible Thinking (April 20th, 2016 in the Fitzpatrick Atrium). Registration is open until Monday, April 11th. It is recommended that you prepare your abstract in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the application below.  Be sure to...
URS Travel Grants Undergraduate Research Support Travel Grants are available for students who have conducted research at Duke and who have the opportunity to present their research results at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Up to $400 may be...
URS Assistantships Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project  is completely separate from a course or course credit. A maximum of $400...
URS Creative Arts Grants URS Creative Arts Grants are provided to help defray project expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised Independent Study courses or full-credit private instruction in the creative arts (e.g., Art & Visual Studies...
URS Independent Study Grants URS Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to...
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The fundamental objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on academic faculties of individuals from certain minority groups and to...
Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing in Trinity College or the Pratt School of Engineering who...
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate...
Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF) The Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (formerly the Howard Hughes Research Fellowship) is an 8-week summer research program for rising sophomores (currently enrolled Duke students). Students are accepted and placed in one of Duke's...

Honors Thesis examples

  • The effect of biome reconstitution on the immune systems of laboratory rats
  • Assessing the rainbow welcome: An exploration of the relationship between refugee status and LGBTQ status for Cuban refugees
  • Neural correlates of obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • The relationship between and geographic distribution of breast cancer statistics: Diagnosis, survival, and mortality in selected areas in the United States, 1973-2004
  • Nanostar chip for breast cancer diagnostics using SERS molecular sentinel

Biological Science

Opportunity Name Description
URS Travel Grants Undergraduate Research Support Travel Grants are available for students who have conducted research at Duke and who have the opportunity to present their research results at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Up to $400 may be...
URS Assistantships Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project  is completely separate from a course or course credit. A maximum of $400...
URS Independent Study Grants URS Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to...
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The fundamental objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on academic faculties of individuals from certain minority groups and to...
Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing in Trinity College or the Pratt School of Engineering who...
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate...
Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF) The Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (formerly the Howard Hughes Research Fellowship) is an 8-week summer research program for rising sophomores (currently enrolled Duke students). Students are accepted and placed in one of Duke's...

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Cell Biology 8-10 weeks of full-time paid research study with $4000 stipend. Summer
POWER Undergraduate Research Experience Perform cutting-edge research at the Duke O’Brien Center for Kidney Research. Summer
Duke Summer Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Fellowships 8-weeks paid research in a Duke Biochemistry Department laboratory. Students who have taken Biochem 301 and 302 or 322 will be given preference. Summer
Huang Fellows Program The Huang Fellows Program trains students to understand science in the context of and in service to society. Through their participation in the program, Fellows learn how to integrate ethics, policy, and social implications into their scientific research.... Summer
Duke Matching Undergraduates to Science and Engineering Research (MUSER) Program Duke's MUSER program creates a framework for linking undergraduates and research laboratories in the sciences and engineering at Duke Academic Year, Summer
Duke Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB) SLAPLAB is designed to bring science to bear on questions of law and policy. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergrads work together on shared research projects and publications Academic Year
Duke Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Mentoring, summer and academic year research for students intending to go to graduate school in specific disciplines Academic Year, Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Organization for Tropical Studies Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Tropical Biology Students will complete an independent research project in the field with an experienced tropical ecologist Summer
Duke Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Opportunity to engage in biomedical research and attend weekly lab meetings and seminars during an 8 week summer program. Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Health Sciences Institute Student Research Training Program (SRTP) Develop, implement, and asses a community-based project in an international location. Summer
Duke Clinical Research Undergraduate Experience (dCRUE) Shadowing/career exploration program intended to train the next generation of clinical researchers Summer
Duke Global Health Sciences Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, Summer
Duke SURPH@Duke 8-week summer research experience funded by the Duke Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology Summer
Duke ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars Support for 10 weeks of research at another ACC campus. Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Data+ 9-week summer experience involving small teams working on data-driven, interdisciplinary research projects Summer
Duke Clinical Research Institute North Carolina Collaborative Summer Research Experience Program 8-week training program in clinical research concepts Summer
Duke Genome Sciences Summer Fellowships Opportunity to be embedded GCB lab and conduct independent research Summer
Duke Superfund Research Program for Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS-funded training opportunities in environmental Health Sciences Summer
Duke Skin Disease Research Center Research Program for Undergraduate Students Biomedical research opportunity in skin biology and skin disease Academic Year, Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
LEAPS Summer Fellows Receive a stipend up to$1000 to expand/start a project inspired by a service-learning course with a community partner in Durham, or work in a location of you choice. Summer
Duke Summer Neuroscience Program of Research (NPR) 8-week period research for rising senior neuroscience majors who intend to pursue "Graduation with Distinction" Summer
Duke BioCoRE BioCoRE is an institution-wide program designed to unify and enrich the bioscience community across the School of Medicine, the Graduate School, Trinity College, and the Pratt School of Engineering. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Bookhout Research Scholarships Scholarship for students conducting summer research at Marine Lab on invertebrae zoology of marine animals Summer
Duke Representative in North Carolina Collaborative Summer Research Experience A summer research experience focusing on pharmaco-epidemiological research methodology and writing skills Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Education Summer Fellowship Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
DukeEngage RIPP-Engage Sponsorship for DukeEngage alums to conduct follow-up projects Summer
Duke Goldman Sachs Summer Research Fellowship Funding for research projects in the physical and quantitative sciences (including economics) or life sciences Summer
Duke MGM Summer Undergraduate Research Engagement (MGM SURE) The program aims to prepare students for sustained pursuit of biomedical education and research, through faculty-mentored research projects and practical lab experience. Summer
Duke Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF) 8-week program for first year students conducting biological research, providing a $4,300 stipend Summer
Duke Opportunities in Neuroscience and Psychology Research List of faculty available to support undergraduate students seeking a practicum, independent study, or graduation with distinction opportunity. Academic Year, Summer

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
NCICU Undergraduate Research Program Stipends Competitive stipends for students conducting STEM research at North Carolina universities. Summer
Yale Canine Cognition Center Summer Internship Summer internship for college students and recent graduates interested in studying canine cognition in order to better understand the origins of human social cognition Summer
Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Program for Undergraduates This ten-week program places high caliber undergraduate students from around the country with public agencies (federal, state, and local) to provide students with hands-on experience under the mentorship of a career professional. In addition to supporting... Summer
Mount Desert Island Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowship We welcome applicants who desire hands-on, research training experience within an advanced laboratory that complements current resident research programs. Summer
Loyola Chicago Undergraduate Summer Research Program Undergraduate summer research in Loyola's Department of Microbiology & Immunology is designed to provide a stimulating and challenging experience for students interested in biomedical research. Summer
University of Pennsylvania Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP) The SUIP program is designed to provide an intense research experience to students interested in graduate study in the biomedical sciences Summer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Challenge Program 10-week paid internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Participants are selected based on their ability to derive a solution to a research Challenge Question Summer
Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) Program for underrepresented populations in science who are interested in allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases, held in February Academic Year
Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) Program for underrepresented populations in science who are interested in allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases, held in February Academic Year
Cincinnati ROSE Program Summer program combining research, service, and clinical observation  Summer
Texas Medical Summer Undergraduate Research Program Provides stimulating hands-on research experience for undergraduate students considering graduate education in biomedical sciences Summer
Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Collegiate Medical Summer Internship Program Summer internship for pre-medical students in the clinical area of organ transplantation (not research) Summer
Department of Homeland Security Summer Internship 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics Summer
Indiana University Summer Research Programs Various medical research opportunities at Indiana University School of Medicine Academic Year, Summer
VCU Summer Academic Enrichment Program Intensive, six-week interprofessional academic enrichment program designed to enhance the academic preparation of undergraduates who are actively pursuing enrollment in a health professions school (not research) Summer
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation Summer Research Intern Programs Summer research program in fields such as agricultural health and safety, medical anthropology, and genetics Summer
Alberta Innovates AIHS Summer Studentships Award to conduct medical or health research in Alberta over the summer Summer
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Summer Program in the Neurological Sciences Research Training Unique opportunity for academically talented high school, undergraduate, graduate, and medical students to receive first-rate training in neuroscience research Summer
Boston University Summer Undergraduate Research Program Full-time summer research internship with mentorship from Boston University faculty for students interested in the sciences, technology, or engineering Summer
Pittsburgh Health Sciences Research Opportunities Both paid and unpaid opportunities for biomedical research Summer
Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program Opportunity to work on independent research projects with a faculty mentor and explore non-practice careers Summer
City of Hope Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy Opportunity to conduct independent biomedical research \N
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Sciences Center Summer Accelerated Biomedical Research Program Summer biomedical research opportunity Summer
Duke Center for Science Education Grants ($500-1500) for student teams to develop hands-on science activities for children in Grades 4-8 Academic Year
Lehigh Valley Health Sciences Clinical Research Department Student Intern Program 8-week clinical research summer internship program Summer
Indiana Undergraduate Research for Prospective Physician-Scientists and Physician-Engineers Research program for students committed to integrated career as physician-scientists or physician-engineers Summer
MIDAS Summer Undergraduate Research Program A summer research opportunity for undergraduate students in the field of computational modeling and simulation of infectious diseases Summer
Maryland Sea Grant's Research Experience for Undergraduates Opportunity to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay Summer
American Academy of Audiology Foundation Research Grants in Hearing & Balance Program $2500 stipend to conduct research in areas of audiology and hearing science Summer
National Institutes of Health Sciences Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research Summer
Bradley University Center for STEM Education Programs for Undergraduates Various summer opportunities for undergraduates in STEM fields Summer
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation Academic Year, Summer
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Research Program Opportunity to conduct research on molecular biology and cancer, genetics and genomics, neuroscience, plant biology, or quantitative biology     Summer
The Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowships The Society provides a stipend to each award recipient to participate in research projects on endocrinology under the guidance of a Society member for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer Summer
Eastern Virginia Medical School Summer Scholars Program Opportunity to conduct mentored research in fields of: cancer biology and proteomics, immunology, cardiovascular biology, virology, obesity and diabetes, neuroscience, reproductive biology, and myosin biochemistry Summer
Cannon Summer Scholars Program Program of instruction in medical research for selected students Summer
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies' Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Opportunity to conduct summer research on ecology Summer
MD Summer Experience at Emory MD-SEE offers genuine clinical experience, classroom guidance on presentations, and a vigorous look at current issues and practices in medicine with a focus on clinical neurology (not research) Summer
Masonic Medical Research Laboratory Summer Fellowship Program An opportunity for students of biology, physiology, molecular biology, chemistry, medicine and other life sciences to participate in research under staff guidance Summer
American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowship Program Research fellowship for projects with broad relevance to cardiovascular biology and stroke Summer
RiSE at Rutgers Participate in 10 weeks of cutting-edge research in the biological, physical, and social sciences, math, engineering, and exciting interdisciplinary areas Summer
California Chemistry SURF Program Summer opportunity to conduct research in STEM fields at UC Irvine Summer
DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Opportunity to conduct research in fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering at German institutions     Summer
Colorado Cancer Center Cancer Research Summer Fellowship Summer program for cancer research at various University of Colorado laboratories Summer
Thomas Jefferson SURP Program Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences sponsors summer biomedical research positions for students who have completed their junior year Summer
Emory Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Ten-week program for training in cutting-edge science research Summer
Kellogg Biological Station Research Experiences for Undergraduates 11 week full-time research in ecology and evolutionary biology under the supervision of faculty Summer
Iowa Interdisciplinary Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2012 Summer program that allows students to pursue broad research interests in modern biological science Summer
Interdisciplinary Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain Ecosystem Opportunity to conduct research on ecological and socioeconomic impacts of humans in the Lake Champlain ecosystem     Summer
Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship A limited number of NIH-funded SURF positions are available to underrepresented students for research in the fields of cardiovascular, pulmonary and hematological diseases Summer
American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate Student Undergrad Research Fellowship Institutionally granted award to support summer research in cardiovascular disease and stroke in certain states Summer
New York Blood Center Lindsay F. Kimball Research Institute Summer Internship Independent research projects that relate directly to today's major health related blood issues Summer
California Institute of Technology SURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships Opportunity to conduct summer research and collaborate with Caltech mentor Summer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Summer Medical and Dental Education Program Intensive medical and dental education program for minority students (not research) Summer
Colorado State Summer Program on Mind and Brain Summer program for research on the mind and brain (psychology and neuroscience) Summer
Tulane National Primate Research Center Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Undergraduate Fellowship Program entails one-on-one mentored participation in a biomedical research project Summer
Eppley Institute Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Summer program for cancer research Summer
Sevilleta LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates Program 11 week independent research opportunity under the guidance of UNM faculty in Biology and Art in Ecology Summer
Iowa Medical Scientist Training Program Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Training for MD/PhD degrees that integrates research training with clinical studies  Summer
University of Washington Environmental Health Sciences Research Experience Program (EHREP) Funded, nine week, summer experience for talented undergraduates who express strong interest in environmental health science research Summer
Medical College of Wisconsin Summer Program for Undergraduate Research SPUR hosts roughly 25-30 participants each summer from across the country who gain valuable research experience, refine critical thinking skills, build upon academic and professional networks and are introduced to various disciplines of science Summer
American Heart Association MWA Summer Undergraduate Student Research Summer research funding for scientific investigations broadly related to cardiovascular disease and stroke in certain states Summer
North Carolina Academy of Science Yarbrough Research Grants Provides grants to students who submit grant proposals judged meritorious of support Academic Year, Summer
California San Francisco Summer Research Opportunities Various summer research opportunities for undergraduates in the health sciences Summer
Rockerfeller University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) Opportunity for lab research in biochemistry; structural biology and chemistry; molecular, cell and developmental biology; immunology; virology and microbiology; neuroscience; physics; and mathematical biology Summer
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunties Program (SROP) Opportunity to conduct research in many disciplines, hosted at various CIC universities Summer
UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research Various programs designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research Summer
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Research Program Intensive mentored biomedical research experience Summer
Diversity In Vision Research & Ophthalmology (DIVRO) 8-12 week research experience in basic and clinical research on vision and opthalmology Summer
Jackson Laboratory Research Internship Opportunity to conduct summer research in mammalian genetics Summer
Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology (TECBio) REU 10-week summer program that will provide a challenging and fulfilling graduate-level research experience in computational biology Summer
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Research Internship Program  Working with a physician mentor and a research staff mentor, interns contribute to clinical research studies and publications that impact patient care Summer
American Heart Association Western States Affiliate Undergraduate Student Research Program Summer research funding for scientific investigations broadly related to cardiovascular disease and stroke in certain states Summer
North Carolina PMABS Summer Research Program Listing of summer internships and research programs, stipends, travel funds, and other opportunities for undergraduates in the biological sciences Summer
California, Davis Health Sciences System Hugh Edmondson Research Internship Summer research internship in Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Summer
Sanford Program for Undergraduate Research Lab research in biological and chemical sciences Summer
Connecticut Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences Summer biomedical research experience for undergraduates interested in obtaining a PhD Summer
Virginia Mountain Lake Biological Station Research Experience for Undergraduates The program brings undergraduate students from around the country together for an exciting ten-week summer program of guided, but independent, original research in field biology Summer
Georgia Regents University Student Training and Research Program Biomedical research experience for students planning to pursue PhD or MD/PhD in biomedical science Summer
Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Chem-SURF) 10-week summer research opportunity for undergraduates to become fully immersed in interdisciplinary chemistry projects Summer
John Innes Centre International Undergraduate Research Training Programme Research program in the UK for plant, microbial and computational biology   Summer
OSU Biological Basis of Human and Animal Behavior REU Opportunity for in-depth, hands-on research experience focused on the biological basis of human or animal behavior Summer
Minnesota Ecological Research Internships The Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve of the University of Minnesota has opportunities for summer and fall research internships in plant community ecology Academic Year, Summer
American Physiological Society Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Opportunity for students with little or no lab research experience to work on own research question with an APS investigator Summer
North Shore LIJ Health Sciences System Franklin Hospital Pre Med Internship Program Joint program between the North Shore-LIJ Health System and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, offering an exposure into the complexity of medical care and medical education today (not research) Summer
Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute (CRSTI) Student Intern Research Program Internship program designed to introduce students to the clinical research medical environment Summer
Sansum Diabetes Research Summer Internship Program in the Biological/Medical Sciences Program with primary focus on diabetes mellitus, but interns learn about and are involved in a wide variety of clinical research and medically oriented activities Summer
Cornell ACCESS Summer Program Summer biomedical research experience Summer
Washington School of Medicine Siteman Cancer Center Research Programs A program designed to provide students with hands-on cancer research experience for 10 weeks over the summer Summer
Georgia Tech Aquatic Chemical Ecology Program (REU) Opportunity to conduct research in fields of biology, earth sciences, chemistry, or engineering     Summer
Harvard Center for Causal Consequences Variation Summer Internship Paid genome research experience for students from underrepresented groups Summer
Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBio Technology Opportunity to conduct research in nanobiotechnology Summer
Center for Colon Cancer Research Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program Summer research internship in cancer-related field (e.g. biological sciences, pharmacy, public health) Summer
Minnesota Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program A 10-week research project under the direction of a University of Minnesota faculty mentor and numerous special activities focused on professional development as well as social interaction Summer
American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowships Various research programs and internships in the area of public health Summer
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Internships - Scientific Training with Real Work Impact As a Scholar, you will work on your own project with the guidance of a NIBR scientist as well as participate in professional development and social activities Summer
Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program Various summer programs for conducting biomedical research Summer
Scripps Research Institute SURF SURF participants identify their area of interest and are matched with a faculty mentor. Together the student and mentor craft a research project. Summer
Cornell Food Science Summer Scholars Program Summer research experience in food science Summer
Washington University BioMedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BioMed RAP) The BioMedRAP is designed to recruit exceptional students interested in careers in biological and biomedical sciences with an intensive 10-week laboratory experience Summer
Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program Research experience in biomedical science Summer
Michigan State Veterinary Medicine Enrichment Summer Programs This seven-week program focuses developing well-qualified prospective students from disadvantaged backgrounds in veterinary medicine (not research) Summer
Kansas Summer Research Opportunties for Undergraduates Various summer research programs in fields of chemistry, biology and engineering Summer
Mechanisms of Evolution REU Undergraduate projects funded by the REU Site: Mechanisms of Evolution will focus on biological processes, such as mutation, genetic drift, migration, non-random mating and natural selection that drive heritable change Summer
Missouri Miller Summer Research Internships in Animal Sciences The objective of the Miller Summer Research Internship program is to introduce students to animal sciences research, emphasizing food and fiber producing animals Summer
American Society of Plant Biologists Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) Funding for undergraduate research on plant biology Summer
NYU Center for Neural Science Summer Research Summer research experience program for undergraduates with a strong interest in neuroscience Summer
Chester Summer Scholars Program Opportunity to conduct clinical research at MetroHealth Medical Center Summer
Smithsonian Institute Opportunities for Research and Study Various internships, including research opportunities, at the Smithsonian Summer
Cornell Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program Summer program for medical research and preparation for MD-PhD Summer
Wisconsin Research Experience for Undergraduates Participating students conduct their own research project under the direction of a faculty member in the Department of Bacteriology and work as part of a laboratory research team investigating fundamental problems in microbiology and molecular biology. Summer
Hartford Hospital Summer Student Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct clinical research for pre-med students Summer
Operation Wallacea Research Assistant Opportunity to help conduct biodiversity / conservation / medical research internationally Summer
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research Volunteer positions for summer research internships to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing careers in biomedical research, public health and medicine Summer
MIT Department of Biology Summer Research Training Program A joint 10-week research-intensive summer training program in the biological sciences, neurosciences or biomedical-related fields to advanced sophomore and junior science majors Summer
Ames Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Semester/summer research internship offered by the Department of Energy Academic Year, Summer
NYU Langone Medical Center Project Healthcare Project Healthcare allows students the opportunity to experience and observe many different aspects of healthcare Summer
Center For Disease Control - Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Summer Fellowship Program Various research internships at national laboraties and other federal research institutes Summer
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Pediatric Oncology Education Program The POE program offers a unique opportunity for students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, or public health to gain biomedical and oncology research experience Summer
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Research Experience for Undergraduates Research experience in various fields within nanotechnology Summer
Yale Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) Intensive six week exposure to science, clinical medicine, and career counseling for motivated college students (not research) Summer
Harvard Native American Health Sciences Organization Four Directions Summer Research Program Opportunity for Native American students to conduct medical research Summer
Cornell Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct medical research that serves underserved populations within the USA Summer
Leadership Alliance Summer Research Program to encourage students from traditionally underrepresented groups to pursue careers in research Summer
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program Summer
Arizona Minority Health Disparities Research Opportunities Summer research opportunity focused on health issues that affect minority groups Summer
NYU Langone Medical Center Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Studies Summer Undergraduate Research Program Opportunity to conduct research and to be exposed to the excitement of an academic medical environment at a major research center Summer
Children's Hospital Boston - Summer Student Research Program Summer research program in Newborn Medicine, sponsored by Harvard School of Neonatology Summer
St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne PA Pre-Med Summer Program 10 week summer program to observe in the operating room, Emergency Department and other ancillary departments (not research) Summer
Cornell Plant Genomics Research Summer internship for research in plant genomics, bioinformatics and bioenergy education Summer
Virginia Tech Summer Undergraduate Research Program Summer
Harvard Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program Biological/biomedical research program for students from groups underrepresented in the sciences Summer
Amgen Scholars Program Opportunity to conduct independent summer research at one of 17 US colleges or abroad Summer
Louisiana State Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research 10-week research program for students pursuing a career in pharmacology Summer
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Premed Mentoring Volunteer Program Program designed to expose students interested in a career in clinical care to the operations of a world-class medical center (not research) Summer
National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics Summer Internship Program Under the supervision of a Division researcher, summer interns conduct research in selected areas of epidemiologic or genetic investigation Summer
Texas Southwestern Quantitative and Physical Science Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QP-SURF) Intensive 10-week research training experience for students planning to pursuing PhD or MD/PhD in biomedical sciences Summer
Ohio State College of Pharmacy Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Fellowship for students who would like to know more about the discovery, use, or mechanisms of drugs Summer
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute Summer clinical research program with mentorship from CHORI PIs Summer
State University of New York at Buffalo Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Our program provides you with research experience in a state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratory as a prelude to pursuing a PhD Summer
Covance Summer Internships Internships for students interested in science, medicine, food quality and healthcare (not research) Academic Year, Summer
DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service Undergrad Scholarship Scholarship to conduct research in Germany  Academic Year, Summer
Harvard Summer Research Program in Ecology Opportunity to conduct independent research focusing on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems     Summer
Ohio State University SUCCESS Program 10-week, stipend provided with a travel allowance, enriching research experience hosted by the Medical Scientist Training Program Summer
Louisville Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network Summer Research Opportunity to conduct biomedical research under supervision of faculty from University of Louisville or University of Kentucky Summer
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Research Experience for Undergraduates Volunteer internships in various areas of museum operations and education     Academic Year, Summer
NSBRI Summer Apprenticeship Program Opportunity for students from across the country to join ongoing project activities and gain hands-on experience in space biomedical research Summer
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute Summer Science Program Clinical/research summer experience in academic medicine Summer
Oregon Health & Science University Environmental & Biomolecular Systems Undergraduate Internships 10-week research internship in Division of Environmental and Biomolecular Systems Summer
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Student Research Training Program Summer internship for biomedical research Summer
Cincinatti REU- Biology Research experience with focus on Sensory Biology, Behavior and Evolution Summer
State University of New York Upstate Medical University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program In an intensive ten-week biomedical program, undergraduates with appropriate faculty help will formulate their own proposal, carry out research under the supervision of one of our faculty, write a research paper and have the opportunity to see their work... Summer
Dartmouth Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct summer research in various fields  Summer
Stanford Summer Research Early Identification Program Summer program to encourage underrepresented grousp to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities Summer
Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory Annual and Summer Research Jobs/Internships Opportunity to conduct independent aquaculture research Summer
Conte Center Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer research experience in neuropsychiatric genomics Summer
Loyola Chicago Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics Summer Undergraduate Research Intensive research training program in molecular pharmacology Summer
Alabama at Birmingham Summer Program in Neuroscience Summer research and professional development program in neurobiology     Summer
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Summer Internship in Biomedical Research Participants join a research laboratory for a minimum of ten weeks between June and August and conduct research in selected areas of investigation under the guidance of an NHLBI intramural research scientist Summer
Arkansas Medical Sciences Department of Pharmacology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct research in pharmacology or toxicology Summer
Parkinson's Disease Foundation Summer Student Fellowship Program Supports students in their pursuit of Parkinson's-related summer research projects Summer
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity for clinical and basic research in Department of Pediatrics Summer
Stowers Institute for Medical Research Stowers Summer Scholars Each student participating in the Stowers Summer Scholars Program works on an independent STEM research project under the direction of a principal investigator. Summer
Davidson Research Experience for Undergraduates Opportunity to conduct research with faculty mentors in various fields Summer
Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates in a variety of disciplines who are underrepresented in their field of study the opportunity to conduct intensive research Summer
HHMI Summer Research Program Opportunity to conduct research in science, math, or engineering with Janelia scientist Summer
Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy The Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA) gives college students earning a four-year degree the opportunity to participate in both research and clinical patient care at an academic medical center. Summer
Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation College Student Summer Internship Program Opportunity to conduct biomedical research in fields of reproductive biology, women's health, and infants' health Summer
Alabama Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program 8-week paid summer program to work with faculty members on biomedical research projects     Summer
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Summer Student Program Experience that provides an opportunity to work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research Summer
Arkansas Medical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity to carry out research project in a broad range of ares including biochemistry, structural biology and chemistry, molecular, cell and reproductive biology, toxicology, aging, nutrition, and neuroscience Summer
Pasteur Foundation Undergraduate Internship Provides U.S. undergraduates, entering their Junior year, with the rare opportunity to work on supervised research projects at the Institut Pasteur Summer
Cincinnati Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Various summer biomedical / clinical research experiences Summer
Texas A&M Summer Undergraduate Research Focus (SURF) The major objective of the 9-week annual Summer Undergraduate Research Focus - Climate Change, Global Warming, and the Health of Texas Bays and Estuaries - is to provide research experiences and training for undergraduate students Summer
Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland - Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland Summer Internship in Diabetes Research Summer clinical/basic diabetes research opportunity  Summer
Louisville Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunity Program Various summer research programs in biomedical science Summer
Indiana SOM Psychiatry Summer Internship Program Opportunity to learn about neuroscience research and clinical care in the field of psychiatry Summer
Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Animal Behavior Unique opportunity for talented undergraduates to do state-of-the-art research and gain valuable skills while exploring career opportunities in the sciences Summer
Maine Medical Center Research Institute Summer Student Research Program Opportunity to conduct research in diverse biomedical science fields Summer
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Opportunity for undergraduates with a strong background in science to conduct original research Summer
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Scholars Connect Program Opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students from the surrounding Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and other nearby academic institutions with students from... Summer
Baylor College of Medicine Summer Medical and Research Training Program Opportunity to conduct biomedical research at Rice University Summer
Penn State Hershey College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program Various programs for summer research in biomedical science Summer

Honors Thesis examples

  • The evolutionary significance of color variation in North American black widow spiders
  • The function of mixing antebrachial and brachial secretions in male ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) scent-marking behavior
  • Inherent differences in stress responsiveness in rats bred for high versus low aerobic capacity
  • The effect of short-acting opiates on self-administration behavior and CNS cell signaling in rats
  • The effects of mutant optineurin expression on locomotion and survival in Drosophila melanogaster

Creative Arts

Opportunity Name Description
URS Travel Grants Undergraduate Research Support Travel Grants are available for students who have conducted research at Duke and who have the opportunity to present their research results at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Up to $400 may be...
URS Assistantships Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project  is completely separate from a course or course credit. A maximum of $400...
URS Creative Arts Grants URS Creative Arts Grants are provided to help defray project expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised Independent Study courses or full-credit private instruction in the creative arts (e.g., Art & Visual Studies...
URS Independent Study Grants URS Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to...
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The fundamental objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on academic faculties of individuals from certain minority groups and to...
Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing in Trinity College or the Pratt School of Engineering who...
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate...

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Davis Projects for Peace Awards available in support of domestic or international projects intended "to build peace in the 21st Century."   Summer
Duke Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Mentoring, summer and academic year research for students intending to go to graduate school in specific disciplines Academic Year, Summer
Duke Benenson Awards in the Arts Provides funds for fees, equipment, supplies, travel, production, and other expenses for arts-centered projects/internships Academic Year, Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars Support for 10 weeks of research at another ACC campus. Summer
Duke Center for Documentary Studies Awards Various awards and prizes sponsored by the CDS Academic Year, Summer
Duke Center for Latin American Studies Brazil Exchange Duke Brazil Initiative: Typical exchanges will last approximately one week and include visitations to selected university courses, seminars, interviews, etc. Summer
Duke DeWitt Wallace Center Internship Grants (Sanford School) Up to $2500 in support for any Duke students pursuing opportunities in journalism or media organizations Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Education Summer Fellowship Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards Awarded to undergraduates attending Triangle-area universities to help them conduct summer-long documentary fieldwork projects Summer
Duke Nasher Museum Summer Internships in Museum Studies Internships and funding in museum studies. Summer
Duke Wired! Lab Undergraduate Research Opportunities We seek independent and motivated students to engage in original digital humanities research, who would like to work as part of a larger research team. Academic Year
Duke Susan Tifft Student Internships & Research Grants Grants to undergraduate students to cover expenses for research related to journalism or media studies Academic Year
LEAPS Summer Fellows Receive a stipend up to$1000 to expand/start a project inspired by a service-learning course with a community partner in Durham, or work in a location of you choice. Summer
Duke Dance Awards and Funding Awards and funding available through the Duke Dance Program Academic Year, Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke Kenan Summer Fellows Kenan Summer Fellows spend a summer exploring the answers to the question: What does it mean to live an ethical life? How? Between five and six fellows will receive up to $5,000 and their faculty mentors will receive $500 to support their project. Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Janet Chiang Grants Grant to support student projects with the goal of furthering Asian-American understanding and for need based grants to study in Asia. Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research Various programs designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research Summer
DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service Undergrad Scholarship Scholarship to conduct research in Germany  Academic Year, Summer
UNC Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Graduate-level research experience for undergraduates interested in pursuing doctorates in the social sciences, humanities, or fine arts.  Summer
Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates in a variety of disciplines who are underrepresented in their field of study the opportunity to conduct intensive research Summer
California Berkeley Summer Research Opportunity Program Summer research opportunities in the arts and humanities / social sciences / physical sciences for students who have been educationally and/or economically disadvantaged Summer
Sevilleta LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates Program 11 week independent research opportunity under the guidance of UNM faculty in Biology and Art in Ecology Summer
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunties Program (SROP) Opportunity to conduct research in many disciplines, hosted at various CIC universities Summer
Glimmerglass Opera Summer internships in production, administration and artistic administration of operas and musical theater (not research) Academic Year, Summer
Jacob's Pillow Intern Program Arts internships that provide real work projects and responsibilities that build practical experience and develop professional skills (not research) Summer
Metropolitan Museum of Art Internships for College and Graduate Students Various internships to gain professional skills and learn about museum practice (some offer research stipends) Academic Year, Summer
Smithsonian Institute Opportunities for Research and Study Various internships, including research opportunities, at the Smithsonian Summer

Honors Thesis examples

  • Rauschenberg Show

Engineering

Opportunity Name Description
URS Travel Grants Undergraduate Research Support Travel Grants are available for students who have conducted research at Duke and who have the opportunity to present their research results at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Up to $400 may be...
URS Assistantships Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project  is completely separate from a course or course credit. A maximum of $400...
URS Independent Study Grants URS Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to...
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The fundamental objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on academic faculties of individuals from certain minority groups and to...
Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing in Trinity College or the Pratt School of Engineering who...
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate...
Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF) The Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (formerly the Howard Hughes Research Fellowship) is an 8-week summer research program for rising sophomores (currently enrolled Duke students). Students are accepted and placed in one of Duke's...

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Duke Matching Undergraduates to Science and Engineering Research (MUSER) Program Duke's MUSER program creates a framework for linking undergraduates and research laboratories in the sciences and engineering at Duke Academic Year, Summer
Duke Smart Home President's Award Competition The primary funding vehicle for students to develop projects with Duke Smart Home program support Academic Year
Duke Smart Home Research Fellows Program The Smart Home Fellows Program provides an opportunity for engineering students to do project-based design research in their engineering major and receive independent study course credit Academic Year
Duke National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholar Program The program educates young scholars with the technical expertise, breadth of knowledge and the social, ethical and environmental awareness to be leaders in the addressing the NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering Academic Year
LEAPS Summer Fellows Receive a stipend up to$1000 to expand/start a project inspired by a service-learning course with a community partner in Durham, or work in a location of you choice. Summer
Duke Engineering Research Opportunities through Pratt School Research and funding opportunities for Pratt students Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Education Summer Fellowship Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars Support for 10 weeks of research at another ACC campus. Summer

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
NCICU Undergraduate Research Program Stipends Competitive stipends for students conducting STEM research at North Carolina universities. Summer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Challenge Program 10-week paid internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Participants are selected based on their ability to derive a solution to a research Challenge Question Summer
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunties Program (SROP) Opportunity to conduct research in many disciplines, hosted at various CIC universities Summer
RiSE at Rutgers Participate in 10 weeks of cutting-edge research in the biological, physical, and social sciences, math, engineering, and exciting interdisciplinary areas Summer
Cornell Engineering Summer REU Program Summer research experience in engineering for underrepresented populations Summer
Office of Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program Opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer Summer
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Research Experience for Undergraduates Research experience in various fields within nanotechnology Summer
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation Academic Year, Summer
Cornell Center for Materials Research REU Summer research experience in chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering Summer
DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Opportunity to conduct research in fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering at German institutions     Summer
Dartmouth Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct summer research in various fields  Summer
Stowers Institute for Medical Research Stowers Summer Scholars Each student participating in the Stowers Summer Scholars Program works on an independent STEM research project under the direction of a principal investigator. Summer
Department of Energy Scholars Program Opportunity conduct research in variety of fields related to DOE's mission, including nuclear science, statistics, and policy Summer
UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research Various programs designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research Summer
Georgia Tech Aquatic Chemical Ecology Program (REU) Opportunity to conduct research in fields of biology, earth sciences, chemistry, or engineering     Summer
Virginia Tech NSF REU in Cognitive Communication 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates is available in the area of Machine Learning Summer
HHMI Summer Research Program Opportunity to conduct research in science, math, or engineering with Janelia scientist Summer
Stanford Summer Research Early Identification Program Summer program to encourage underrepresented grousp to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities Summer
Hooked on Photonics REU Summer research program for students studying chemistry, physics, materials science, engineering, or optics   Summer
Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates in a variety of disciplines who are underrepresented in their field of study the opportunity to conduct intensive research Summer
Indiana Undergraduate Research for Prospective Physician-Scientists and Physician-Engineers Research program for students committed to integrated career as physician-scientists or physician-engineers Summer
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship 10-week summer internship program that provides opportunities to students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology (IT), engineering, or mathematics (STEM majors) to work on focused research projects consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil... Summer
Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBio Technology Opportunity to conduct research in nanobiotechnology Summer
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Opportunity for undergraduates with a strong background in science to conduct original research Summer
Kansas Summer Research Opportunties for Undergraduates Various summer research programs in fields of chemistry, biology and engineering Summer
Boston University Summer Undergraduate Research Program Full-time summer research internship with mentorship from Boston University faculty for students interested in the sciences, technology, or engineering Summer
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Critical Skills Internship Program Summer opportunities in various scientific facilities (computer science, engineering, and physical and life sciences) Summer
Bradley University Center for STEM Education Programs for Undergraduates Various summer opportunities for undergraduates in STEM fields Summer
Leadership Alliance Summer Research Program to encourage students from traditionally underrepresented groups to pursue careers in research Summer
California San Francisco Summer Research Opportunities Various summer research opportunities for undergraduates in the health sciences Summer
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Research Program Research opportunities exist in fields such as communications systems, sensor and radar data analysis, digital signal processing, laser and electro-optical systems, solid-state electronics, software engineering, and scientific programming Summer
Central Florida and the Florida Institute of Technology NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer research experience in the area of Computer Vision Summer
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Scholars Connect Program Opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students from the surrounding Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and other nearby academic institutions with students from... Summer

Honors Thesis examples

  • Structured illumination for robust, high-resolution imaging with wide field-of-views
  • Microfluidic generation of PLGA microparticles on a drug delivery context
  • Time and space dependence of lesion formation during cardiac ablation
  • Engineering synthetic transcription factors for myogenic differentiation
  • Delivery of anti-retroviral medication to mothers delivering at home

Health Sciences

Opportunity Name Description
URS Travel Grants Undergraduate Research Support Travel Grants are available for students who have conducted research at Duke and who have the opportunity to present their research results at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Up to $400 may be...
URS Assistantships Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project  is completely separate from a course or course credit. A maximum of $400...
URS Independent Study Grants URS Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to...
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The fundamental objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on academic faculties of individuals from certain minority groups and to...
Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing in Trinity College or the Pratt School of Engineering who...
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate...
Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF) The Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (formerly the Howard Hughes Research Fellowship) is an 8-week summer research program for rising sophomores (currently enrolled Duke students). Students are accepted and placed in one of Duke's...

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
POWER Undergraduate Research Experience Perform cutting-edge research at the Duke O’Brien Center for Kidney Research. Summer
Huang Fellows Program The Huang Fellows Program trains students to understand science in the context of and in service to society. Through their participation in the program, Fellows learn how to integrate ethics, policy, and social implications into their scientific research.... Summer
Davis Projects for Peace Awards available in support of domestic or international projects intended "to build peace in the 21st Century."   Summer
Duke SURPH@Duke 8-week summer research experience funded by the Duke Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology Summer
Duke Skin Disease Research Center Research Program for Undergraduate Students Biomedical research opportunity in skin biology and skin disease Academic Year, Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
LEAPS Summer Fellows Receive a stipend up to$1000 to expand/start a project inspired by a service-learning course with a community partner in Durham, or work in a location of you choice. Summer
Duke Clinical Research Institute North Carolina Collaborative Summer Research Experience Program 8-week training program in clinical research concepts Summer
Duke Superfund Research Program for Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS-funded training opportunities in environmental Health Sciences Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke BioCoRE BioCoRE is an institution-wide program designed to unify and enrich the bioscience community across the School of Medicine, the Graduate School, Trinity College, and the Pratt School of Engineering. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Representative in North Carolina Collaborative Summer Research Experience A summer research experience focusing on pharmaco-epidemiological research methodology and writing skills Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
DukeEngage RIPP-Engage Sponsorship for DukeEngage alums to conduct follow-up projects Summer
Duke MGM Summer Undergraduate Research Engagement (MGM SURE) The program aims to prepare students for sustained pursuit of biomedical education and research, through faculty-mentored research projects and practical lab experience. Summer
Duke Opportunities in Neuroscience and Psychology Research List of faculty available to support undergraduate students seeking a practicum, independent study, or graduation with distinction opportunity. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Global Education Summer Fellowship Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Opportunity to engage in biomedical research and attend weekly lab meetings and seminars during an 8 week summer program. Summer
Duke Research in Practice Program Program for undergraduates interested in working with Duke professors to address pressing global problems (in environment, finance, policy, etc.) Academic Year
Duke Global Health Sciences Institute Student Research Training Program (SRTP) Develop, implement, and asses a community-based project in an international location. Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Health Sciences Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Clinical Research Undergraduate Experience (dCRUE) Shadowing/career exploration program intended to train the next generation of clinical researchers Summer
Duke ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars Support for 10 weeks of research at another ACC campus. Summer

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NCICU Undergraduate Research Program Stipends Competitive stipends for students conducting STEM research at North Carolina universities. Summer
Mount Desert Island Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowship We welcome applicants who desire hands-on, research training experience within an advanced laboratory that complements current resident research programs. Summer
Loyola Chicago Undergraduate Summer Research Program Undergraduate summer research in Loyola's Department of Microbiology & Immunology is designed to provide a stimulating and challenging experience for students interested in biomedical research. Summer
University of Pennsylvania Summer Undergraduate Internship Program (SUIP) The SUIP program is designed to provide an intense research experience to students interested in graduate study in the biomedical sciences Summer
Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) Program for underrepresented populations in science who are interested in allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases, held in February Academic Year
Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) Program for underrepresented populations in science who are interested in allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases, held in February Academic Year
Dartmouth Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct summer research in various fields  Summer
Iowa Medical Scientist Training Program Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Training for MD/PhD degrees that integrates research training with clinical studies  Summer
National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics Summer Internship Program Under the supervision of a Division researcher, summer interns conduct research in selected areas of epidemiologic or genetic investigation Summer
Penn State Hershey College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program Various programs for summer research in biomedical science Summer
American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Undergraduate Student Summer Fellowship Program Research fellowship for projects with broad relevance to cardiovascular biology and stroke Summer
Tulane National Primate Research Center Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Undergraduate Fellowship Program entails one-on-one mentored participation in a biomedical research project Summer
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health Sciences Summer
Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy The Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA) gives college students earning a four-year degree the opportunity to participate in both research and clinical patient care at an academic medical center. Summer
VCU Summer Academic Enrichment Program Intensive, six-week interprofessional academic enrichment program designed to enhance the academic preparation of undergraduates who are actively pursuing enrollment in a health professions school (not research) Summer
Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland - Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland Summer Internship in Diabetes Research Summer clinical/basic diabetes research opportunity  Summer
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research Volunteer positions for summer research internships to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing careers in biomedical research, public health and medicine Summer
NSBRI Summer Apprenticeship Program Opportunity for students from across the country to join ongoing project activities and gain hands-on experience in space biomedical research Summer
Pittsburgh Health Sciences Research Opportunities Both paid and unpaid opportunities for biomedical research Summer
American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate Student Undergrad Research Fellowship Institutionally granted award to support summer research in cardiovascular disease and stroke in certain states Summer
Washington School of Medicine Siteman Cancer Center Research Programs A program designed to provide students with hands-on cancer research experience for 10 weeks over the summer Summer
Center for Science in the Public Interest Internship Program Internships focusing primarily on health and nutrition issues, disclosing deceptive marketing practices, dangerous food additives or contaminants, and flawed science propagated by profits (not research) Summer
MIDAS Summer Undergraduate Research Program A summer research opportunity for undergraduate students in the field of computational modeling and simulation of infectious diseases Summer
Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Collegiate Medical Summer Internship Program Summer internship for pre-medical students in the clinical area of organ transplantation (not research) Summer
Louisiana State Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research 10-week research program for students pursuing a career in pharmacology Summer
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Summer Internship in Biomedical Research Participants join a research laboratory for a minimum of ten weeks between June and August and conduct research in selected areas of investigation under the guidance of an NHLBI intramural research scientist Summer
Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program Opportunity to work on independent research projects with a faculty mentor and explore non-practice careers Summer
American Heart Association MWA Summer Undergraduate Student Research Summer research funding for scientific investigations broadly related to cardiovascular disease and stroke in certain states Summer
Washington University BioMedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BioMed RAP) The BioMedRAP is designed to recruit exceptional students interested in careers in biological and biomedical sciences with an intensive 10-week laboratory experience Summer
Children's Hospital Boston - Summer Student Research Program Summer research program in Newborn Medicine, sponsored by Harvard School of Neonatology Summer
MD Summer Experience at Emory MD-SEE offers genuine clinical experience, classroom guidance on presentations, and a vigorous look at current issues and practices in medicine with a focus on clinical neurology (not research) Summer
Eastern Virginia Medical School Summer Scholars Program Opportunity to conduct mentored research in fields of: cancer biology and proteomics, immunology, cardiovascular biology, virology, obesity and diabetes, neuroscience, reproductive biology, and myosin biochemistry Summer
Louisville Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network Summer Research Opportunity to conduct biomedical research under supervision of faculty from University of Louisville or University of Kentucky Summer
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Summer Student Program Experience that provides an opportunity to work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research Summer
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation Academic Year, Summer
American Heart Association Western States Affiliate Undergraduate Student Research Program Summer research funding for scientific investigations broadly related to cardiovascular disease and stroke in certain states Summer
Yale Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) Intensive six week exposure to science, clinical medicine, and career counseling for motivated college students (not research) Summer
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute Summer clinical research program with mentorship from CHORI PIs Summer
American Red Cross Summer Internship A variety of internship programs that introduce young leaders to the mission of the Red Cross (not research) Academic Year, Summer
Emory Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Ten-week program for training in cutting-edge science research Summer
Loyola Chicago Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics Summer Undergraduate Research Intensive research training program in molecular pharmacology Summer
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Scholars Connect Program Opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students from the surrounding Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and other nearby academic institutions with students from... Summer
Roatan Volunteer Pediatric Clinic Health Sciences Education and Advocacy Liasons in Roatan Honduras Unique opportunity to experience pediatric medicine and community health through the Roatán Volunteer Pediatric Clinic (RVPC) in Roatán, Honduras (not research) Summer
American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowships Various research programs and internships in the area of public health Summer
Stanford Summer Research Early Identification Program Summer program to encourage underrepresented grousp to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities Summer
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Student Research Training Program Summer internship for biomedical research Summer
Charles B Wang Community Health Sciences Center Project AHEAD 8-week summer internship program designed to give training and experience to college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare (not research) Summer
Eppley Institute Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Summer program for cancer research Summer
Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation College Student Summer Internship Program Opportunity to conduct biomedical research in fields of reproductive biology, women's health, and infants' health Summer
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Summer Program in the Neurological Sciences Research Training Unique opportunity for academically talented high school, undergraduate, graduate, and medical students to receive first-rate training in neuroscience research Summer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Summer Medical and Dental Education Program Intensive medical and dental education program for minority students (not research) Summer
Arizona Minority Health Disparities Research Opportunities Summer research opportunity focused on health issues that affect minority groups Summer
Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates in a variety of disciplines who are underrepresented in their field of study the opportunity to conduct intensive research Summer
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity for clinical and basic research in Department of Pediatrics Summer
University of Washington Environmental Health Sciences Research Experience Program (EHREP) Funded, nine week, summer experience for talented undergraduates who express strong interest in environmental health science research Summer
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Summer Research Program Intensive mentored biomedical research experience Summer
Maine Medical Center Research Institute Summer Student Research Program Opportunity to conduct research in diverse biomedical science fields Summer
National Institutes of Health Sciences Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research Summer
Sansum Diabetes Research Summer Internship Program in the Biological/Medical Sciences Program with primary focus on diabetes mellitus, but interns learn about and are involved in a wide variety of clinical research and medically oriented activities Summer
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute Summer Science Program Clinical/research summer experience in academic medicine Summer
Louisville Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunity Program Various summer research programs in biomedical science Summer
Cincinnati Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Various summer biomedical / clinical research experiences Summer
Center for Colon Cancer Research Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program Summer research internship in cancer-related field (e.g. biological sciences, pharmacy, public health) Summer
Georgia Regents University Student Training and Research Program Biomedical research experience for students planning to pursue PhD or MD/PhD in biomedical science Summer
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation Summer Research Intern Programs Summer research program in fields such as agricultural health and safety, medical anthropology, and genetics Summer
New York Blood Center Lindsay F. Kimball Research Institute Summer Internship Independent research projects that relate directly to today's major health related blood issues Summer
Seton Hospital Undergraduate Internship On-the-job opportunity to gain “real world” work experience in a career-related professional workforce environment (not research) Summer
Arkansas Medical Sciences Department of Pharmacology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct research in pharmacology or toxicology Summer
Lehigh Valley Health Sciences Clinical Research Department Student Intern Program 8-week clinical research summer internship program Summer
Cincinnati ASPET Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Research experience in pharmacology, toxicology, and the pharmaceutical sciences Summer
Georgia Tech Aquatic Chemical Ecology Program (REU) Opportunity to conduct research in fields of biology, earth sciences, chemistry, or engineering     Summer
Masonic Medical Research Laboratory Summer Fellowship Program An opportunity for students of biology, physiology, molecular biology, chemistry, medicine and other life sciences to participate in research under staff guidance Summer
North Shore LIJ Health Sciences System Franklin Hospital Pre Med Internship Program Joint program between the North Shore-LIJ Health System and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, offering an exposure into the complexity of medical care and medical education today (not research) Summer
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Pediatric Oncology Education Program The POE program offers a unique opportunity for students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, or public health to gain biomedical and oncology research experience Summer
Baylor College of Medicine Summer Medical and Research Training Program Opportunity to conduct biomedical research at Rice University Summer
Cannon Summer Scholars Program Program of instruction in medical research for selected students Summer
Cincinnati ROSE Program Summer program combining research, service, and clinical observation  Summer
Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program Research experience in biomedical science Summer
Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship A limited number of NIH-funded SURF positions are available to underrepresented students for research in the fields of cardiovascular, pulmonary and hematological diseases Summer
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Internships - Scientific Training with Real Work Impact As a Scholar, you will work on your own project with the guidance of a NIBR scientist as well as participate in professional development and social activities Summer
St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne PA Pre-Med Summer Program 10 week summer program to observe in the operating room, Emergency Department and other ancillary departments (not research) Summer
California San Francisco Summer Research Opportunities Various summer research opportunities for undergraduates in the health sciences Summer
Diversity In Vision Research & Ophthalmology (DIVRO) 8-12 week research experience in basic and clinical research on vision and opthalmology Summer
City of Hope Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy Opportunity to conduct independent biomedical research \N
Hartford Hospital Summer Student Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct clinical research for pre-med students Summer
Medical College of Wisconsin Summer Program for Undergraduate Research SPUR hosts roughly 25-30 participants each summer from across the country who gain valuable research experience, refine critical thinking skills, build upon academic and professional networks and are introduced to various disciplines of science Summer
NYU Langone Medical Center Project Healthcare Project Healthcare allows students the opportunity to experience and observe many different aspects of healthcare Summer
State University of New York at Buffalo Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Our program provides you with research experience in a state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratory as a prelude to pursuing a PhD Summer
California, Davis Health Sciences System Hugh Edmondson Research Internship Summer research internship in Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Summer
Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Chem-SURF) 10-week summer research opportunity for undergraduates to become fully immersed in interdisciplinary chemistry projects Summer
Colorado Cancer Center Cancer Research Summer Fellowship Summer program for cancer research at various University of Colorado laboratories Summer
Harvard Native American Health Sciences Organization Four Directions Summer Research Program Opportunity for Native American students to conduct medical research Summer
Michigan School of Public Health Sciences Health Sciences Management & Policy Summer Enrichment Program 8-week summer internship to expose students to the health care field and health issues for underserved populations Summer
NYU Langone Medical Center Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Studies Summer Undergraduate Research Program Opportunity to conduct research and to be exposed to the excitement of an academic medical environment at a major research center Summer
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Premed Mentoring Volunteer Program Program designed to expose students interested in a career in clinical care to the operations of a world-class medical center (not research) Summer
State University of New York Upstate Medical University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program In an intensive ten-week biomedical program, undergraduates with appropriate faculty help will formulate their own proposal, carry out research under the supervision of one of our faculty, write a research paper and have the opportunity to see their work... Summer
Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute (CRSTI) Student Intern Research Program Internship program designed to introduce students to the clinical research medical environment Summer
Michigan State Veterinary Medicine Enrichment Summer Programs This seven-week program focuses developing well-qualified prospective students from disadvantaged backgrounds in veterinary medicine (not research) Summer
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunties Program (SROP) Opportunity to conduct research in many disciplines, hosted at various CIC universities Summer
Harvard Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program Biological/biomedical research program for students from groups underrepresented in the sciences Summer
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Research Internship Program  Working with a physician mentor and a research staff mentor, interns contribute to clinical research studies and publications that impact patient care Summer
Ohio State College of Pharmacy Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Fellowship for students who would like to know more about the discovery, use, or mechanisms of drugs Summer
Alabama Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program 8-week paid summer program to work with faculty members on biomedical research projects     Summer
Texas Medical Summer Undergraduate Research Program Provides stimulating hands-on research experience for undergraduate students considering graduate education in biomedical sciences Summer
Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program Various summer programs for conducting biomedical research Summer
Operation Wallacea Research Assistant Opportunity to help conduct biodiversity / conservation / medical research internationally Summer
Connecticut Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences Summer biomedical research experience for undergraduates interested in obtaining a PhD Summer
Cornell ACCESS Summer Program Summer biomedical research experience Summer
Indiana SOM Psychiatry Summer Internship Program Opportunity to learn about neuroscience research and clinical care in the field of psychiatry Summer
Minnesota Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program A 10-week research project under the direction of a University of Minnesota faculty mentor and numerous special activities focused on professional development as well as social interaction Summer
Parkinson's Disease Foundation Summer Student Fellowship Program Supports students in their pursuit of Parkinson's-related summer research projects Summer
Alberta Innovates AIHS Summer Studentships Award to conduct medical or health research in Alberta over the summer Summer
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Sciences Center Summer Accelerated Biomedical Research Program Summer biomedical research opportunity Summer
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Pharmacology Summer Undergraduate Research Summer research program in area of molecular pharmacology Summer
Cornell Travelers Summer Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct medical research that serves underserved populations within the USA Summer
Cornell Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program Summer program for medical research and preparation for MD-PhD Summer
Indiana University Summer Research Programs Various medical research opportunities at Indiana University School of Medicine Academic Year, Summer
MIT Department of Biology Summer Research Training Program A joint 10-week research-intensive summer training program in the biological sciences, neurosciences or biomedical-related fields to advanced sophomore and junior science majors Summer
Partners in Health Summer Intership in Rwanda Each intern will complete global health projects or support a core function of the organization, in collaboration with staff mentors (not research) Summer
Alliance for Health Sciences Reform Internship Internship for students interested healthcare economic and politics Academic Year, Summer
The Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowships The Society provides a stipend to each award recipient to participate in research projects on endocrinology under the guidance of a Society member for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer Summer
Chester Summer Scholars Program Opportunity to conduct clinical research at MetroHealth Medical Center Summer
Amgen Scholars Program Opportunity to conduct independent summer research at one of 17 US colleges or abroad Summer
Covance Summer Internships Internships for students interested in science, medicine, food quality and healthcare (not research) Academic Year, Summer
Indiana Undergraduate Research for Prospective Physician-Scientists and Physician-Engineers Research program for students committed to integrated career as physician-scientists or physician-engineers Summer
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program Summer
Pasteur Foundation Undergraduate Internship Provides U.S. undergraduates, entering their Junior year, with the rare opportunity to work on supervised research projects at the Institut Pasteur Summer
American Academy of Audiology Foundation Research Grants in Hearing & Balance Program $2500 stipend to conduct research in areas of audiology and hearing science Summer
Thomas Jefferson SURP Program Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences sponsors summer biomedical research positions for students who have completed their junior year Summer
Center For Disease Control - Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Summer Fellowship Program Various research internships at national laboraties and other federal research institutes Summer
Ohio State University SUCCESS Program 10-week, stipend provided with a travel allowance, enriching research experience hosted by the Medical Scientist Training Program Summer

Humanities

Opportunity Name Description
URS Travel Grants Undergraduate Research Support Travel Grants are available for students who have conducted research at Duke and who have the opportunity to present their research results at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Up to $400 may be...
URS Assistantships Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project  is completely separate from a course or course credit. A maximum of $400...
URS Independent Study Grants URS Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to...
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The fundamental objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on academic faculties of individuals from certain minority groups and to...
Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing in Trinity College or the Pratt School of Engineering who...
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate...

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Duke Islamic Studies Center Research/Conference Funding Funding to conduct research or attend a conference relevant to Islamic Studies Academic Year, Summer
Duke AMES Japanese Program Scholarship Funding is available to full-time Duke students (Japanese majors/minors) who plan to go to Japan for academic purposes, including research Academic Year, Summer
Duke Undergraduate Senior Thesis Summer Research Grant in German Up to three German majors will receive travel grants (up to $3000 each) to conduct research in Germany during the summer prior to the senior year for approximately one month Summer
Davis Projects for Peace Awards available in support of domestic or international projects intended "to build peace in the 21st Century."   Summer
Duke John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards Awarded to undergraduates attending Triangle-area universities to help them conduct summer-long documentary fieldwork projects Summer
Duke Human Rights Summer Research Funding Up to $3000 for students interested in developing, implementing and working in human rights. Summer
Duke Latin American and Carribean Studies: Mellon Undergraduate Awards for Summer Research $1,000-$2,000 for research in Latin America and the Caribbean Summer
Duke Janet Chiang Grants Grant to support student projects with the goal of furthering Asian-American understanding and for need based grants to study in Asia. Summer
Duke Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Mentoring, summer and academic year research for students intending to go to graduate school in specific disciplines Academic Year, Summer
Duke International Comparative Studies Research Grant Support for undergraduates seeking Graduation with Distinction honors in the ICS department. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Schiff Summer Research Fellowship in the Humanities Up to $3,000 for exemplary research projects in any area of the humanities Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Undergraduate Overseas Summer Research Awards averaging $2000 for research-based projects in different social and cultural settings Summer
Duke Nasher Museum Summer Internships in Museum Studies Internships and funding in museum studies. Summer
Duke Wilson Fund for the Support of Honors Thesis Students in History Grants awarded to defray research expenses incurred by students accepted into the honors seminars Academic Year
Duke ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars Support for 10 weeks of research at another ACC campus. Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Undergraduate Research Scholars Program in Jewish Studies Scholars will receive funding for their research projects, which may include a senior honors thesis in any relevant discipline. Academic Year
Duke Center for Documentary Studies Awards Various awards and prizes sponsored by the CDS Academic Year, Summer
Seymour H. Shore Endowment Provides support for undergraduate scholarships for students who pursue academic work in the field of Judaic Studies. Summer
Duke Humanities Writ Large Grants Support for Undergraduate research in the Humanities Academic Year, Summer
LEAPS Summer Fellows Receive a stipend up to$1000 to expand/start a project inspired by a service-learning course with a community partner in Durham, or work in a location of you choice. Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke DeWitt Wallace Center Internship Grants (Sanford School) Up to $2500 in support for any Duke students pursuing opportunities in journalism or media organizations Academic Year, Summer
Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute Summer Research Grants Up to $2500 to conduct research in China, Japan, or Korea Summer
Duke Susan Tifft Student Internships & Research Grants Grants to undergraduate students to cover expenses for research related to journalism or media studies Academic Year
Duke Benenson Awards in the Arts Provides funds for fees, equipment, supplies, travel, production, and other expenses for arts-centered projects/internships Academic Year, Summer
Duke Wired! Lab Undergraduate Research Opportunities We seek independent and motivated students to engage in original digital humanities research, who would like to work as part of a larger research team. Academic Year
Duke Center for International Studies Funding given to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Center for Latin American Studies Brazil Exchange Duke Brazil Initiative: Typical exchanges will last approximately one week and include visitations to selected university courses, seminars, interviews, etc. Summer
Duke Global Education Summer Fellowship Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Kenan Summer Fellows Kenan Summer Fellows spend a summer exploring the answers to the question: What does it mean to live an ethical life? How? Between five and six fellows will receive up to $5,000 and their faculty mentors will receive $500 to support their project. Summer

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Smithsonian Institute Opportunities for Research and Study Various internships, including research opportunities, at the Smithsonian Summer
UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research Various programs designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research Summer
Washington Post Newsroom Summer Internship Program Paid summer internships for reporters; photographers and videographers; copy editors and multiplatform producers; news and digital designers; graphics reporters and developers; and social media producers (not research) Summer
DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service Undergrad Scholarship Scholarship to conduct research in Germany  Academic Year, Summer
UT San Antonio African American Literatures and Cultures Institute The University of Texas at San Antonio African American Literatures and Cultures Institute cultivates students to join the US professoriate by providing research stipends, rigorous mentoring, and innovative academic training Summer
UNC Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Graduate-level research experience for undergraduates interested in pursuing doctorates in the social sciences, humanities, or fine arts.  Summer
Stanford Summer Research Early Identification Program Summer program to encourage underrepresented grousp to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities Summer
Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates in a variety of disciplines who are underrepresented in their field of study the opportunity to conduct intensive research Summer
California Berkeley Summer Research Opportunity Program Summer research opportunities in the arts and humanities / social sciences / physical sciences for students who have been educationally and/or economically disadvantaged Summer
Aspen Institute William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students Internship to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector (not research) Academic Year, Summer
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunties Program (SROP) Opportunity to conduct research in many disciplines, hosted at various CIC universities Summer
JFK Library Foundation Research Grants and Fellowships Competitive research grants and fellowships for students and scholars who wish to make us of the archival holdings of the JFK Library and Museum Summer
Leadership Alliance Summer Research Program to encourage students from traditionally underrepresented groups to pursue careers in research Summer
Metropolitan Museum of Art Internships for College and Graduate Students Various internships to gain professional skills and learn about museum practice (some offer research stipends) Academic Year, Summer

Honors Thesis examples

  • Noble conceit: the painted portraits of mistresses & courtesans
  • Rethinking gender in Renaissance Italy: Representations of Bianca Cappello in the making of Medici power
  • Building a modern religion: religious architecture in Hakodate
  • Black power does not come out of the sky: The emergence of black power politics in the northern student movement, 1961-1968
  • Fashion cues: Visual politics of liminality in quicksand quartet

Physical and Quantitative Science

Opportunity Name Description
URS Travel Grants Undergraduate Research Support Travel Grants are available for students who have conducted research at Duke and who have the opportunity to present their research results at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Up to $400 may be...
URS Assistantships Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project  is completely separate from a course or course credit. A maximum of $400...
URS Independent Study Grants URS Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to...
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The fundamental objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on academic faculties of individuals from certain minority groups and to...
Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing in Trinity College or the Pratt School of Engineering who...
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate...

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Duke Summer Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Fellowships 8-weeks paid research in a Duke Biochemistry Department laboratory. Students who have taken Biochem 301 and 302 or 322 will be given preference. Summer
Duke Matching Undergraduates to Science and Engineering Research (MUSER) Program Duke's MUSER program creates a framework for linking undergraduates and research laboratories in the sciences and engineering at Duke Academic Year, Summer
Duke Computer Science Research Opportunities Various programs, internships, and other research opportunities for Computer Science students Academic Year, Summer
Duke Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB) SLAPLAB is designed to bring science to bear on questions of law and policy. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergrads work together on shared research projects and publications Academic Year
Duke Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Mentoring, summer and academic year research for students intending to go to graduate school in specific disciplines Academic Year, Summer
Duke Research Experience for Undergraduates (Triange Universities Nuclear Laboratory) 10-week summer program in nuclear and particle physics combining research experience, lectures, and social activities Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Physics Dept. Summer Research Opportunities Research opportunities and funding provided by the Physics department Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke Summer Research Opportunities in Chemistry Funding opportunities for chemistry students Summer
Duke PRUV Fellowship in Mathematics Participate in a 6 week mentorship in mathematics involving collaboration with graduate students, post-docs, and other undergraduates with similar areas of interest. Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars Support for 10 weeks of research at another ACC campus. Summer
Duke Computer Science Undergraduate Research Fellows Program Intensive research experience in a core Computer Science research-intensive project or an interdisciplinary project Summer
Duke Data+ 9-week summer experience involving small teams working on data-driven, interdisciplinary research projects Summer
Duke Davies Fellowship Support for rising seniors to pursue research through the Honors Program in Economics Summer
Duke Genome Sciences Summer Fellowships Opportunity to be embedded GCB lab and conduct independent research Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
LEAPS Summer Fellows Receive a stipend up to$1000 to expand/start a project inspired by a service-learning course with a community partner in Durham, or work in a location of you choice. Summer
Duke Global Education Summer Fellowship Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Goldman Sachs Summer Research Fellowship Funding for research projects in the physical and quantitative sciences (including economics) or life sciences Summer

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NCICU Undergraduate Research Program Stipends Competitive stipends for students conducting STEM research at North Carolina universities. Summer
University of Georgia Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Chemistry Undergraduate researchers will join active research groups and participate in projects directed by faculty members in various chemistry sub-disciplines Summer
Earth Science Student Research Grant Grants from the Evolving Earth Foundation to support undergraduate research in earth sciences. Summer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Challenge Program 10-week paid internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Participants are selected based on their ability to derive a solution to a research Challenge Question Summer
Cincinnati REU - Chemistry Summer research experience in Chemistry Summer
Ohio State College of Pharmacy Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Fellowship for students who would like to know more about the discovery, use, or mechanisms of drugs Summer
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship 10-week summer internship program that provides opportunities to students who are pursuing degrees in science, technology (IT), engineering, or mathematics (STEM majors) to work on focused research projects consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil... Summer
California Institute of Technology SURF Undergraduate Research Fellowships Opportunity to conduct summer research and collaborate with Caltech mentor Summer
Florida International Research Experience for Undergraduates Chemistry/biochemistry research experience based in France. Summer
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation Academic Year, Summer
Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (Chem-SURF) 10-week summer research opportunity for undergraduates to become fully immersed in interdisciplinary chemistry projects Summer
Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program Various summer programs for conducting biomedical research Summer
Georgia Tech Chemistry Summer Programs Various chemistry/biochemistry summer research programs Summer
DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Opportunity to conduct research in fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering at German institutions     Summer
Amgen Scholars Program Opportunity to conduct independent summer research at one of 17 US colleges or abroad Summer
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Pharmacology Summer Undergraduate Research Summer research program in area of molecular pharmacology Summer
Georgia Tech Aquatic Chemical Ecology Program (REU) Opportunity to conduct research in fields of biology, earth sciences, chemistry, or engineering     Summer
Rockerfeller University Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) Opportunity for lab research in biochemistry; structural biology and chemistry; molecular, cell and developmental biology; immunology; virology and microbiology; neuroscience; physics; and mathematical biology Summer
Conte Center Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer research experience in neuropsychiatric genomics Summer
Center For Disease Control - Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Summer Fellowship Program Various research internships at national laboraties and other federal research institutes Summer
HHMI Summer Research Program Opportunity to conduct research in science, math, or engineering with Janelia scientist Summer
Sanford Program for Undergraduate Research Lab research in biological and chemical sciences Summer
USC Physics and Astronomy REU Opportunity for talented undergraduates to spend the summer months doing cutting-edge research with physics and astronomy faculty members Summer
Central Florida and the Florida Institute of Technology NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer research experience in the area of Computer Vision Summer
Hooked on Photonics REU Summer research program for students studying chemistry, physics, materials science, engineering, or optics   Summer
Scripps Research Institute SURF SURF participants identify their area of interest and are matched with a faculty mentor. Together the student and mentor craft a research project. Summer
MIDAS Summer Undergraduate Research Program A summer research opportunity for undergraduate students in the field of computational modeling and simulation of infectious diseases Summer
Cincinnati ASPET Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Research experience in pharmacology, toxicology, and the pharmaceutical sciences Summer
Kansas Summer Research Opportunties for Undergraduates Various summer research programs in fields of chemistry, biology and engineering Summer
Smithsonian Institute Opportunities for Research and Study Various internships, including research opportunities, at the Smithsonian Summer
Complexity Across Disciplines (CAD) Program Opportunity to conduct independent research in combinatorics, number theory, algebra, and game theory     Summer
Collaborative Research in the Chemical Sciences (CRCS) Program Participating REU students have the opportunity to work with faculty and graduate students on collaborative, multidisciplinary research projects that span all disciplines of chemistry Summer
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Critical Skills Internship Program Summer opportunities in various scientific facilities (computer science, engineering, and physical and life sciences) Summer
Stowers Institute for Medical Research Stowers Summer Scholars Each student participating in the Stowers Summer Scholars Program works on an independent STEM research project under the direction of a principal investigator. Summer
RTI Internships Various internships, some involving research, with RTI Summer
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunties Program (SROP) Opportunity to conduct research in many disciplines, hosted at various CIC universities Summer
Leadership Alliance Summer Research Program to encourage students from traditionally underrepresented groups to pursue careers in research Summer
Texas A&M Summer Undergraduate Research Focus (SURF) The major objective of the 9-week annual Summer Undergraduate Research Focus - Climate Change, Global Warming, and the Health of Texas Bays and Estuaries - is to provide research experiences and training for undergraduate students Summer
University of Washington Environmental Health Sciences Research Experience Program (EHREP) Funded, nine week, summer experience for talented undergraduates who express strong interest in environmental health science research Summer
Computational Chemistry SURP Research opportuntiy for undergraduates interested in physical/organic chemistry, physics, math, or computer programming Summer
Louisiana State Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research 10-week research program for students pursuing a career in pharmacology Summer
UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research Various programs designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research Summer
Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology (TECBio) REU 10-week summer program that will provide a challenging and fulfilling graduate-level research experience in computational biology Summer
Cornell Food Science Summer Scholars Program Summer research experience in food science Summer
Loyola Chicago Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics Summer Undergraduate Research Intensive research training program in molecular pharmacology Summer
Virginia Tech NSF REU in Cognitive Communication 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates is available in the area of Machine Learning Summer
Physics and Astronomy REU Program This REU program focuses on providing students with their first formal faculty mentored research experience in physics/astronomy Summer
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Research Experience for Undergraduates Research experience in various fields within nanotechnology Summer
Masonic Medical Research Laboratory Summer Fellowship Program An opportunity for students of biology, physiology, molecular biology, chemistry, medicine and other life sciences to participate in research under staff guidance Summer
DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service Undergrad Scholarship Scholarship to conduct research in Germany  Academic Year, Summer
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) Opportunity for undergraduates with a strong background in science to conduct original research Summer
Cornell Center for Materials Research REU Summer research experience in chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering Summer
MIT Lincoln Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Research Program Research opportunities exist in fields such as communications systems, sensor and radar data analysis, digital signal processing, laser and electro-optical systems, solid-state electronics, software engineering, and scientific programming Summer
Stanford Summer Research Early Identification Program Summer program to encourage underrepresented grousp to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities Summer
Ames Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Semester/summer research internship offered by the Department of Energy Academic Year, Summer
Dartmouth Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct summer research in various fields  Summer
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Scholars Connect Program Opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students from the surrounding Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and other nearby academic institutions with students from... Summer
RiSE at Rutgers Participate in 10 weeks of cutting-edge research in the biological, physical, and social sciences, math, engineering, and exciting interdisciplinary areas Summer
Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates in a variety of disciplines who are underrepresented in their field of study the opportunity to conduct intensive research Summer
Texas Southwestern Quantitative and Physical Science Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (QP-SURF) Intensive 10-week research training experience for students planning to pursuing PhD or MD/PhD in biomedical sciences Summer
Davidson Research Experience for Undergraduates Opportunity to conduct research with faculty mentors in various fields Summer
North Carolina Academy of Science Yarbrough Research Grants Provides grants to students who submit grant proposals judged meritorious of support Academic Year, Summer
California Berkeley Summer Research Opportunity Program Summer research opportunities in the arts and humanities / social sciences / physical sciences for students who have been educationally and/or economically disadvantaged Summer
Bradley University Center for STEM Education Programs for Undergraduates Various summer opportunities for undergraduates in STEM fields Summer
Department of Energy Scholars Program Opportunity conduct research in variety of fields related to DOE's mission, including nuclear science, statistics, and policy Summer
Office of Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program Opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer Summer
Department of Homeland Security Summer Internship 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics Summer
California Chemistry SURF Program Summer opportunity to conduct research in STEM fields at UC Irvine Summer
Duke Center for Science Education Grants ($500-1500) for student teams to develop hands-on science activities for children in Grades 4-8 Academic Year

Honors Thesis examples

  • Magnetic resonance contrast agents with long-lived spin states
  • Knot contact homology and the augmentation polynomial
  • Integrating computer science into middle school mathematics
  • Modeling credit risk using rating and environmental factors
  • Modeling bias in Dnase-seq data for improved chromatin occupancy prediction

Social Sciences

Opportunity Name Description
URS Travel Grants Undergraduate Research Support Travel Grants are available for students who have conducted research at Duke and who have the opportunity to present their research results at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. Up to $400 may be...
URS Assistantships Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project  is completely separate from a course or course credit. A maximum of $400...
URS Independent Study Grants URS Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to...
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The fundamental objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program are to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on academic faculties of individuals from certain minority groups and to...
Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good standing in Trinity College or the Pratt School of Engineering who...
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate...

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Duke Islamic Studies Center Research/Conference Funding Funding to conduct research or attend a conference relevant to Islamic Studies Academic Year, Summer
Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research Internship Program The internship encourages current undergraduate and graduate students to apply for an internship program exploring health inequalities through research, policymaking, and fieldwork in one of the various projects ongoing at the Center for Health Policy and... Academic Year, Summer
Duke AMES Japanese Program Scholarship Funding is available to full-time Duke students (Japanese majors/minors) who plan to go to Japan for academic purposes, including research Academic Year, Summer
Duke Undergraduate Senior Thesis Summer Research Grant in German Up to three German majors will receive travel grants (up to $3000 each) to conduct research in Germany during the summer prior to the senior year for approximately one month Summer
Duke Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB) SLAPLAB is designed to bring science to bear on questions of law and policy. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergrads work together on shared research projects and publications Academic Year
Duke Center for Child and Family Policy - School Research Partnership SRP students conduct real-world research in response to requests from area school systems and education-oriented nonprofit organizations for course credit Academic Year
Duke Jacqueline A. Morris Fellowship A fellowship program to support students who are interested in conducting research in an area of child and family policy of up to $500 Academic Year, Summer
Davis Projects for Peace Awards available in support of domestic or international projects intended "to build peace in the 21st Century."   Summer
Seymour H. Shore Endowment Provides support for undergraduate scholarships for students who pursue academic work in the field of Judaic Studies. Summer
Duke Dora Anne Little Award Prize of up to $1,500, recognizing contributions to the campus and community, with a preference toward work that addresses issues related to women in society Academic Year
Duke DeWitt Wallace Center Internship Grants (Sanford School) Up to $2500 in support for any Duke students pursuing opportunities in journalism or media organizations Academic Year, Summer
LEAPS Summer Fellows Receive a stipend up to$1000 to expand/start a project inspired by a service-learning course with a community partner in Durham, or work in a location of you choice. Summer
Duke Global Education Summer Fellowship Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Susan Tifft Student Internships & Research Grants Grants to undergraduate students to cover expenses for research related to journalism or media studies Academic Year
Duke Goldman Sachs Summer Research Fellowship Funding for research projects in the physical and quantitative sciences (including economics) or life sciences Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke Latin American and Carribean Studies: Mellon Undergraduate Awards for Summer Research $1,000-$2,000 for research in Latin America and the Caribbean Summer
Duke Center for Latin American Studies Brazil Exchange Duke Brazil Initiative: Typical exchanges will last approximately one week and include visitations to selected university courses, seminars, interviews, etc. Summer
Duke Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Mentoring, summer and academic year research for students intending to go to graduate school in specific disciplines Academic Year, Summer
DukeEngage RIPP-Engage Sponsorship for DukeEngage alums to conduct follow-up projects Summer
Duke Psi Chi Research Grants and Awards Psi Chi grants and awards for undergraduates in psychology Academic Year, Summer
Duke Kenan Summer Fellows Kenan Summer Fellows spend a summer exploring the answers to the question: What does it mean to live an ethical life? How? Between five and six fellows will receive up to $5,000 and their faculty mentors will receive $500 to support their project. Summer
Duke Public Policy Internships Guide for internships for PPS majors Academic Year, Summer
Duke Human Rights Summer Research Funding Up to $3000 for students interested in developing, implementing and working in human rights. Summer
Duke Gender and Race Research Award Research support for undergraduate and graduate students to pursue projects on the intersection of gender and race Academic Year, Summer
Duke Janet Chiang Grants Grant to support student projects with the goal of furthering Asian-American understanding and for need based grants to study in Asia. Summer
Duke Research in Practice Program Program for undergraduates interested in working with Duke professors to address pressing global problems (in environment, finance, policy, etc.) Academic Year
Duke Opportunities in Neuroscience and Psychology Research List of faculty available to support undergraduate students seeking a practicum, independent study, or graduation with distinction opportunity. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke International Comparative Studies Research Grant Support for undergraduates seeking Graduation with Distinction honors in the ICS department. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Undergraduate Overseas Summer Research Awards averaging $2000 for research-based projects in different social and cultural settings Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Anne Firor Scott Award Six awards (averaging $500) to support research in women's history Academic Year
Duke Winfred Quinton Holton Prize for Educational Research Cash awards of $500 will be given for outstanding and innovative work in Education Summer
Duke Global Health Sciences Institute Student Research Training Program (SRTP) Develop, implement, and asses a community-based project in an international location. Summer
Duke Anne McDougall Memorial Award Up to $1,500 for women who pursue areas of human service by studying psychology or related fields Academic Year
Duke Women's Studies Travel and Conference Awards Up to $500 to present research at academic or professional conferences or take part in special projects Academic Year
Duke Global Health Sciences Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, Summer
Duke ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars Support for 10 weeks of research at another ACC campus. Summer
Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute Summer Research Grants Up to $2500 to conduct research in China, Japan, or Korea Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Data+ 9-week summer experience involving small teams working on data-driven, interdisciplinary research projects Summer
Duke Center for International Studies Funding given to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings Summer
Duke Service Opportunities in Leadership A year-long leadership program with a summer community-based research project Academic Year, Summer
Undergraduate Research Scholars Program in Jewish Studies Scholars will receive funding for their research projects, which may include a senior honors thesis in any relevant discipline. Academic Year
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Yale Canine Cognition Center Summer Internship Summer internship for college students and recent graduates interested in studying canine cognition in order to better understand the origins of human social cognition Summer
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Research Program Opportunity to conduct research on molecular biology and cancer, genetics and genomics, neuroscience, plant biology, or quantitative biology     Summer
UT San Antonio African American Literatures and Cultures Institute The University of Texas at San Antonio African American Literatures and Cultures Institute cultivates students to join the US professoriate by providing research stipends, rigorous mentoring, and innovative academic training Summer
Colorado State Summer Program on Mind and Brain Summer program for research on the mind and brain (psychology and neuroscience) Summer
UNC Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program Graduate-level research experience for undergraduates interested in pursuing doctorates in the social sciences, humanities, or fine arts.  Summer
Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunties Program (SROP) Opportunity to conduct research in many disciplines, hosted at various CIC universities Summer
Stanford Summer Research Early Identification Program Summer program to encourage underrepresented grousp to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities Summer
Dartmouth Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opportunity to conduct summer research in various fields  Summer
Maryland Summer Research Initiative Summer research opportunity for minority students seeking a graduate degree in the social, behavioral, and economic sciences Summer
Davidson Research Experience for Undergraduates Opportunity to conduct research with faculty mentors in various fields Summer
Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program The University of Michigan Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) offers outstanding undergraduates in a variety of disciplines who are underrepresented in their field of study the opportunity to conduct intensive research Summer
Department of Energy Scholars Program Opportunity conduct research in variety of fields related to DOE's mission, including nuclear science, statistics, and policy Summer
California Berkeley Summer Research Opportunity Program Summer research opportunities in the arts and humanities / social sciences / physical sciences for students who have been educationally and/or economically disadvantaged Summer
JFK Library Foundation Research Grants and Fellowships Competitive research grants and fellowships for students and scholars who wish to make us of the archival holdings of the JFK Library and Museum Summer
Department of Homeland Security Summer Internship 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics Summer
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation Summer Research Intern Programs Summer research program in fields such as agricultural health and safety, medical anthropology, and genetics Summer
Interdisciplinary Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain Ecosystem Opportunity to conduct research on ecological and socioeconomic impacts of humans in the Lake Champlain ecosystem     Summer
RiSE at Rutgers Participate in 10 weeks of cutting-edge research in the biological, physical, and social sciences, math, engineering, and exciting interdisciplinary areas Summer
American Red Cross Summer Internship A variety of internship programs that introduce young leaders to the mission of the Red Cross (not research) Academic Year, Summer
Partners in Health Summer Intership in Rwanda Each intern will complete global health projects or support a core function of the organization, in collaboration with staff mentors (not research) Summer
APSA (American Political Science Association) Ralph Bunche Summer Institute Political Science summer institute hosted at Duke University Summer
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation Academic Year, Summer
OSU Biological Basis of Human and Animal Behavior REU Opportunity for in-depth, hands-on research experience focused on the biological basis of human or animal behavior Summer
Alliance for Health Sciences Reform Internship Internship for students interested healthcare economic and politics Academic Year, Summer
Smithsonian Institute Opportunities for Research and Study Various internships, including research opportunities, at the Smithsonian Summer
UVA Curry School of Education SURP Interns will work on research focusing on schools, classrooms, and other youth settings as contexts critical to child and adolescent development Summer
American Bar Foundation Summer Research Diversity Fellowship Research fellowship for students of diverse background seeking graduate study in law / social science Summer
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Pediatric Oncology Education Program The POE program offers a unique opportunity for students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, or public health to gain biomedical and oncology research experience Summer
American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowships Various research programs and internships in the area of public health Summer
UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research Various programs designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research Summer
Aspen Institute William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students Internship to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector (not research) Academic Year, Summer
Washington Post Newsroom Summer Internship Program Paid summer internships for reporters; photographers and videographers; copy editors and multiplatform producers; news and digital designers; graphics reporters and developers; and social media producers (not research) Summer
Center for Science in the Public Interest Internship Program Internships focusing primarily on health and nutrition issues, disclosing deceptive marketing practices, dangerous food additives or contaminants, and flawed science propagated by profits (not research) Summer
DAAD: German Academic Exchange Service Undergrad Scholarship Scholarship to conduct research in Germany  Academic Year, Summer

Honors Thesis examples

  • Correlations in practice: Identifying and implementing the best practices for aligning non-formal environmental education programming to state curriculum standards
  • When the court checks out: Judicial abdication and the expansion of executive war powers during the vietnam war
  • Redefining high trait self-control: An ability to self-regulate or a capacity to strategically avoid?
  • Presidential persuasiveness in justifying use of force in the post 9/11-era
  • Migration, gender, and culture: renegotiatin backwardness and modernity in rural Rajasthan, India