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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 7, 2021 and end on August 6, 2021
Application Deadline:  January 10, 2021

Baylor College of Medicine - BCM PREP Program
NOTE:  This is for post baccalaureate applicants.
Stipend:  $30,000/year
Program Dates:  The program for 2021-2022 begins on June 1, 2021.
Application Period:  Early deadline is January 1, 2021.  The final application deadline is usually in March 2, 2021. Seven positions are available each year.

Duke University
Stipend: Competitive Stipend
Program Dates: May 26, 2020 to August 1, 2020
Application Deadline:  February 7, 2020

Indiana University - STEM Scholars Institute 
Stipend: Competitive 
Program Dates: May 28, 2021 to July 23, 2021
Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

LSU Health New Orleans 
Post Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) 
Stipend: $27,200
Program Dates: June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021
Application Opens:  December 1, 2020
Application Deadline: March 1, 2020
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: $5,250.00
Program Dates:  Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - Friday, July 30, 2021
Application Opens:  Mid-December 2020
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

LSU Health Shreveport 
Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research (SUPER) 
Stipend:  $4,000 (approximately)
Program Dates: June 2021 (Dates vary) 
Application Opens:  December 1, 2020
Application Deadline:  March 26, 2021

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Stipend:  Weekly Stipend
Program Dates:  June 6 - to August 7, 2021
Application Opens:  November 1, 2020
Application Deadline:  January 10, 2021

Northwestern University in Illinois
Stipend:  Generous
Program Dates:  June 14, 2021 to June 31, 2021
Application Period:  Open on November 1, 2020 and are due on February 11, 2021.

Northwestern University in Illinois - Materials Research Science & Engineering Center - Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
Stipend:  $4,500.00
Program Dates:  June 15, 2021 to August 15, 2021
Application Deadline:  TBA

Penn State College of Medicine - American Heart Association Undergraduate Student Fellowship Program
Stipend: $4,000
Program Dates: June 1, 2021 to August 6, 2021
Application Deadline: February 5, 2021

Penn State College of Medicine - Short-Term Educational Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP)
Stipend: $5,000
Program Dates: Late May- Mid August 
Application Deadline: Mid-February 

Pomona College in California - The EDGE program
Stipend: Generous - plus travel,room and board.
Program Dates: June 2, 2021 to June 30, 2021
Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

Purdue University
Stipend:  Generous
Program Dates:  June-July 2021 (Specifics TBA)
Application Deadline:  February 2, 2021

Purdue University Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program 
Stipend: $5,000.00 for veterinary students 
Stipend:  $3,000.00 for undergraduate students
Program Dates: May 17, 2021 to July 30, 2021
Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. (EST) on February 1, 2021

Rutgers University - Rise at Rutgers
Stipend: $4,500 - $5,000
Program Dates: TBA
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021

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:  $6,500
Program Dates:  June 1, 2021 to August 6, 2021
Application Deadline: January 31, 2021
Research Focus:  Nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry

Texas A&M University Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Stipend:  $6,000
Program Dates:  TBA
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Research Focus:  Structural biology, molecular genetics, genomics, enzymology and biophysics

Tulane University
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Stipend:  $5,000.00 plus housing and $500 for travel
Program Dates:  June 1, 2021 to August 6, 2021
Application Deadline: February 24, 2021


University of Arizona Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC) - Minority Health Disparities Program
Stipend:  $4,000
Program Dates:  June 7 - August 11, 2021
Application Deadline:  November 2, 2021
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 7, 2021 to August 11, 2021
Application Deadline:  February 1, 2021

University of Illinois at Chicago
Stipend: Up to $4,000.00
Program Dates: May 27, 2021 to July 31, 2021
Application Deadline:  February 5, 2021

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Remote Experience)
Stipend: Up to $4,000.00
Program Dates: June 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020
Application Deadline: February 5, 2021

University of Iowa Graduate College
Stipend: Generous
Program Dates: June 6, 2021 to July 30, 2021
Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stipend: $4,000
Program Dates: May 23, 2021 - July 30, 2021
Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

University of Michigan
Stipend: Up to $4,500
Program Dates: June 1, 2021 through August 5, 2021
Application Deadline:  January 25, 2021

University of Minnesota Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program (LSSURP)
Stipend:  Generous
Program Dates:  May 30, 2021 to August 7, 2021
Application Deadline:  February 1, 2021

University of Minnesota Summer Lando/NSF REU
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Stipend:  $7,400
Program Dates:  June 7, 2021 to August 13, 2021
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Research Focus:  Students in their sophomore or junior years of undergraduate study in chemistry or closely related fields

University of Mississippi 
Stipend: $4,000.00
Program Dates: May 29, 2018 through August 3, 2018
Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Stipend: $5,000 to $6,000
Program Dates:  May 31, 2021 to August 4, 2021
Application Period: November 15, 2021

University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill, Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP)
Stipend: Generous
Program Dates: May 20, 2018 to July 25, 2018
Application Deadline: February 9, 2018
Eligible Fields of Study:  Click here to learn more.





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:  March 1, 2021
Program Benefits:  Click here to view SROP benefits.

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 2021 Summer Research-Early Identification Program
Stipend: Varies
Program Dates: Varies
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Program Benefits: Varies, click here to learn more.

Leadership Alliance Mellon Initiative
NOTE: This is for undergraduates (rising juniors and seniors) interested in pursuing doctoral study in the humanities and social sciences.
Stipend: Varies
Program Dates: Varies
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Program Benefits: Varies, click here to learn more.

Summer Research Opportunities for College Students