NSF Neuro-REU Project
Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Neuroscience (2021-24)
Visit back late Fall for Summer 2024 program
Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2024
Application deadline of 15 March 2024
Processing of applications may take up till end of April 2023
Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Applicants are expected to have completed at least two years of full-time college enrollment prior to June and be pursuing a major in biological sciences, psychological sciences, engineering, physics, mathematics or related fields. Students graduating prior to July are not eligible. Also, the program is for non-Mizzou students, i.e., students from University of Missouri-Columbia are not eligible.
A 10-week research experience (tentatively 20 May - 26 July 2024; Travel days of Sunday, 19 May and Saturday, 27 July). The program starts with a one-week boot-camp focused on “Computational Neuroscience” - bring your laptop. The Camp will start Day 1 after arrival and runs the full week. You will begin work in your mentor's Lab on Monday, 27 May.
A stipend of $6,000 in addition to travel, tuition, air-conditioned campus dorm housing and full meal plan.
An opportunity to assist graduate students with important research led by leading faculty with a wide range of expertise spanning four different colleges. This REU will have a computational component.
Opportunity to join approximately 50+ other undergrad research students in a Research Symposium wherein each student prepares a poster presentation and writes a 1-page abstract for publication in a symposium handbook.
A full series of evening workshops and brown bag lunches with 50+ other undergraduate researchers will give students information about research, career preparation and options, in addition to scientific ethics.
Nationally acclaimed speakers will discuss specialty areas relevant to the summer research program.
Social activities will be planned with input from participants guiding the agenda.
Opportunity to enhance resumes and prepare for graduate school.
Fill out the application form by clicking on the APPLY link above (select mentors from Sample Mentors)
Include a PDF copy of your resume
Include PDF copy of unofficial transcript
Applications are not complete until all materials are received.
Note: Incomplete or incorrect applications will be rejected.
Students from underrepresented groups and from non-PhD granting institutions are encouraged to apply.