The Northwestern University Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (NU-MRSEC) offers a 9-week summer research experience for undergraduates located near the city of Chicago. Students are paired with leading researchers in science and engineering fields. Research areas include ceramics, nanocomposites, photonics, nanoparticles, molecular electronics, and biomaterials. Participants receive a $4,500 stipend, a travel allowance, and housing.
Program Dates: June 15 - August 15, 2020 Applications Due: February 14, 2020
Apply online at www.mrsec.northwestern.edu/undergraduate-opportunities/
While there is no strict GPA requirement, the average GPA of admitted students is typically above 3.5. However, we do look favorably upon students who can work through adversity. Most accepted students are rising junior and seniors, though we encourage exceptional younger students who have some independent research experience to apply. You must nothave completed your degree before the program begins. Due to NSF funding requirements, our program is open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
About Northwestern University
Northwestern is a leading research university that is home to more than 90 school-based centers and more than 50 University research centers. With an interdisciplinary culture, our research spans a spectrum of areas including neuroscience, nanotechnology, biotechnology and drug discovery. Northwestern scholars take on humanity’s toughest challenges, working collaboratively across disciplines to create breakthrough solutions — and a better world.
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