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Summer Research Opportunity Programs (SROP)
NOTE:  Click on the following links to learn more.

NOTE:  This webinar titled, "Paid Summer Research Experiences: Finding and Applying to Programs (January 2015)," was produced, hosted and sponsored by the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP). 

Baylor College of Medicine - SMART Program
NOTE:  This program is for undergraduate students.
Stipend: $5,000 (This is an estimated amount and stipulations apply.)
Program Dates:  June 5, 2023 to  August 4, 2023
Application Deadline:  January 10, 2023

Baylor College of Medicine - BCM PREP Program
NOTE:  This is for post baccalaureate applicants.
Stipend:  Approximately $30,000/year
Program Dates:  The program for 2023-2024 begins on June 1, 2023.
Application Period:  Early deadline is February 1, 2023.  The final application deadline is  May 1, 2023.  Please verify on the site's website.

Duke University
Stipend: Competitive Stipend
Program Dates: To be Published
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2023

Indiana University - STEM Scholars Institute 
Stipend: Competitive 
Program Dates: June 5, 2023 to July 28, 2023
Application Deadline: March 10, 2023

LSU Health New Orleans 
Post Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) 
Stipend: $27,200
Program Dates: Tentatively June 1st to May 31st annually
Application Opens:  December 1st annually
Application Deadline: March 1st annually
Goal:  The goal of the LSUHSC-NO PREP is to prepare individuals from backgrounds underrepresented in the biomedical sciences, who have recently completed their baccalaureate science degrees (within 3 years of application date), for successful enrollment, retention, and completion of a PhD or MD-PhD training program. The one-year program provides an annual salary of $27,200.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Stipend: $5,250
Program Dates: Wednesday, June 1, 2023 – Friday, August 4, 2023
Application Opens:  Mid-December annually
Application Deadline: March 15, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

LSU Health Shreveport 
Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research (SUPER) 
Stipend:  $4,000 (approximately)
Program Dates:  June 5, 2023 - July 28, 2023
Application Opens:  Opens January 2023
Application Deadline:  March 24, 20223 at 12:00 p.m.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Stipend:  Weekly Stipend
Program Dates:  June 4, 2023 to August 5, 2023
Application Opens:  November 20, 2022
Application Deadline:  January 13, 2023

Northwestern University in Illinois
Stipend:  $4,500 (before taxes)
Program Dates:  June 20, 2023 to August 4, 2023
Application Deadline:  February 11, 2023

Northwestern University in Illinois - Materials Research Science & Engineering Center - Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
Stipend:  $5,000
Program Dates:  June 12, 2023 to August 11, 2023
Application Deadline:  February 15, 2023

Penn State College of Medicine - American Heart Association Undergraduate Student Fellowship Program
Stipend: $4,000 (prior to taxes and rent)
Program Dates: May 30, 2023 to August 4, 2023
Application Opens: December 1, 2022 
Application Deadline: February 15, 2023

Penn State College of Medicine - Short-Term Educational Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) - for college and high school students
Stipend: $5,000 - College Students and $2,500 for High School Students
Program Dates: Late May - Mid August  annually
Application Opens: Mid- November annually
Application Deadline: Mid-February annually

Pomona College in California - The EDGE program
Stipend: Generous - plus travel, room and board.
Program Dates: June 4, 2023 to July 1, 2023
Application Opens: Mid-December annually
Application Deadline: February 1st annually

Purdue University
Stipend:  $4,000
Program Dates:  June 4, 2023 - July 28, 2023
Application Opens: approx. November 1st annually
Application Deadline:  approx. February 10th annually

Purdue University Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program 
Stipend: Varies 
Program Dates: approx. mid-May 22 - early August  annually
Application Deadline: approx. February 10th annually

Rutgers University - Rise at Rutgers
Stipend: Varies
Program Dates: May 28, 2023 - August 4, 2023
Application Opens: October annually
Application Deadline: February 1st annually - This is not a hard deadline.  

Texas A&M University
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Stipend:  Varies
Program Dates:  Varies
Application Deadline: Varies

Texas A&M University Cyclotron Institute
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Stipend:  Varies
Program Dates:  May 2023 - Aug 2023
Application Deadline: All applications completed by February 3, 2023 will receive full consideration. Any applications completed after that date may still be considered.
Research Focus:  Nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry

Texas A&M University Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Stipend:  $6,000 [Stipends to defray the cost of food ($1750)]
Program Dates: May 29, 2023 - August 4, 2023
Application Deadline: February 15, 2023
Research Focus:  Structural biology, molecular genetics, genomics, enzymology and biophysics

University of Arizona Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) - Minimizing Health Disparities Program
Stipend:  $5,000
Program Dates:  approximately early June 5th - early August 8th
Application Deadline:  February 1st annually (applicants may be considered afterward)
Research Focus:  Biomedical (i.e. Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Nutritional Sciences, etc.)

University of Arizona Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) - Summer Research Institute (SRI)
Stipend:  $5,000
Program Dates:  June to August
Application Deadline:  February 1st annually (priority date)  

University of Illinois at Chicago
Stipend: Up to $4,000.00 
Program Dates: June 1, 2023 to July 28, 2023
Application Deadline:  first week of February annually

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Stipend: Up to $4,000.00
Program Dates: May 30, 2023 to July 21, 2023
Application Deadline: February 10, 2023

University of Iowa Graduate College
Stipend: Generous
Program Dates: June 1- July 28, 2023
Application Deadline: February 10, 2023

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stipend: $4,000
Program Dates: May 28, 2023 - August 4, 2023
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023

University of Michigan
Stipend: Up to $4,500
Program Dates:  June 1 to August 4, 2022
Application Deadline:  February 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m.

University of Minnesota Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (LSSURP)
Stipend:  Generous
Program Dates:  June 3, 2023 – August 12, 2023
Application Deadline:  February 15, 2023 at Midnight

University of Minnesota Summer Lando/NSF REU
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Stipend:  $7,400 and a travel allowance of up to $400.
Program Dates:  June 5, 2023 - August 11, 2023
Application Deadline: February 3, 2023
Research Focus:  Students in their sophomore or junior years of undergraduate study in chemistry or closely related fields

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Stipend: Varies
Program Dates: June 1, 2023 – August 4, 2023
Application Period
​    - February 1, 2023: Priority deadline
    - March 1, 2023: Final deadline at 4:00 p.m. 

Additional Ways to Apply for SROPs

Association of American Medical Colleges
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs 
​Individuals can use this link to apply for summer research programs in the field of Medicine by institution. 
Stipend: Varies by university
Program Dates: Varies by university
Application Deadline:
Program Benefits: Click here to learn more 

Big Ten Academic Alliance 
Individuals can use this link via a single application to apply for SROPs to up to ten Big Ten Academic Alliance universities.
Stipend:  Varies by university
Program Dates:  Varies by university
Application Deadline: Applications must be completed by February 10, including the transcript upload. Recommendation letters will be accepted until March 1.
Program Benefits:  Click here to learn more

Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) - Pathways to Science
(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
NOTE:  You can search for summer research programs, above, by institution and field of study or by geography.
Stipend: Varies
Program Dates: Varies
Application Deadline: Varies
Program Benefits: Varies

Leadership Alliance National Symposium
NOTE: The Leadership Alliance National Symposium is a national networking conference that offers skill-building, networking, and professional development opportunities for undergraduates.
Stipend: Varies
Program Dates: Varies
Application Deadline: Varies
Program Benefits: Varies, click here to learn more.

Summer Research Opportunities for College Students