The Summer Chemistry Research Program encourages current chemistry majors to learn more about research, and provides them with the opportunity to work in a laboratory under the direction of a faculty member. Funds for these fellowships are provided by the Heisig Endowment, Graham N. Gleysteen Scholarship Fund in Chemistry, the Andrews Endowment, and the Walker Endowment.

June 5 to August 11, 2017
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

Applications

  • You must have at least one year left in school.
  • Your application must include two letters of support and recommendation, including one from your research adviser.

Stipend

  • You will receive a stipend of $4,500 for a 10-week period.
    • Appointments begin, June 5, 2017, and run for 10-weeks, ending August 11, 2017.
    • This is considered a full-time position.

Research symposium

  • Chemistry Summer Research Fellows participate in a formal research symposium on their work at the end of the summer.
    • Funds are available for travel to a national meeting to present the results of your summer research.

Contact

    • Majors
    • 135 Smith Hall
    • Stephanie Stathopoulos, Assistant to Director of Undergraduate Studies
    • stephs@umn.edu
    • (612) 624-8008
    • Director of Undergraduate Studies
    • Professor David Blank
    • blank@umn.edu