International Research Experience for Undergraduates (iREU)
Conduct Original Research at the University of Graz, Austria
DEADLINE for Applications is February 15th, 2020.
The National Science Foundation, who makes iREU (International Research Experience for Undergraduates) possible, gives undergraduates the opportunity to join research projects for the summer. This allows students to experience first-hand how basic research is carried out, and to contribute consequentially.
Tentative Dates for Summer 2020: June 8, 2020 - August 14, 2020
Stipend: Each participant will receive a summer scholarship in the amount of $4,500.
Benefits: All participants will receive university housing at no additional expense in addition to a round trip travel to Austria and conference reimbursement (if applicable). A two-day conference in Graz will help prepare participants for the experience.
Research Areas: Students have the opportunity to do research in any of the following areas: Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Solid-State Science, Chemical Physics, Surface Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Materials Science, X-ray Diffraction, and others.
Eligibility: The program is open to students who have a serious interest in chemistry - priority consideration will be given to those who present with prior research experience. Most students who apply will be in their junior year, although talented students with less experience will also be considered for acceptance in the program.
Criteria: Applicants MUST meet ALL of the following criteria:
*Have previous research experience
*Have good aptitude for research as shown in letters of recommendation.
*Have interest in a research related career.
*Be a permanent resident or American citizen.
Visit the How to Apply page to begin your application. Applications for the 2020 program will open on November 1, 2019.