Research-related Opportunities

Global Studies/Public Health Research Opportunity

Abroad Opportunities

Computer Science Research Opportunities:

Cape Town Research Group:

Undergraduate Research Commons: A collection of publications that are accepting submissions from undergraduates. Browse by subject area and submission policy.

Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Journal: is devoted entirely to papers written by undergraduates on topics related to the mathematical sciences.

Virginia Space Grant Consortium’s’ Undergraduate and Graduate STEM

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans provides up to $90,000 of funding for immigrants and children of immigrants for one to two years of graduate study (any field of study) in the US.

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation

Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards
fund up to forty outstanding undergraduate research projects each year. Student applicants will propose a substantial and significant research project under the supervision of a UVA faculty mentor to be carried out in the summer and subsequent academic year following application for the award.
Deadline: December 9th, 2020 at 11:59 pm

VCU Chemistry Student Affiliate Chapter Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium
VCU ACS Student Affiliates is super excited to be hosting the Undergraduate Research Symposium on December 4th, 2020. The event will be held on Zoom from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The submissions are due by November 22, 2020 and the decisions will be sent out on November 29, 2020.

Journal of Student Research:

  • Deadline: 11:59 p.m. (CST) Jan 31, 2021, with an anticipated publishing date of Apr 30, 2021.
  • In general, papers are welcomed from all topics.
  • Open to undergraduates, graduate, or post-graduate students
  • Will accept:
    • A manuscript that is your original research.
    • Original review or analysis on a topic of your choice

Quantum Undergraduate Research at IBM and Princeton:
12 week program consisting of six weeks of academic research at Princeton working at any quantum-related group (, followed by six weeks at IBM working in the quantum computing group at Yorktown Heights.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2021

Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR) Program
CanSUR aims to provide a strong foundation in cancer biology, followed by a laboratory assignment with one of the Case CCC researchers studying cancer genetics, cancer cell signaling, experimental therapeutics, and cancer prevention and epidemiology research. The goal of the program is to generate excitement for a future career in cancer research in highly motivated undergraduates and help them prepare for the next stage of their careers.
Applications due January 15th, 2021

VSGC Undergraduate STEM Research Scholarship: provides awards of up to $8,500 to rising juniors and seniors who are enrolled full-time in a program of study in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) and have a specific faculty-mentored research project that has NASA or aerospace relevance.
Deadline: Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on January 29, 2021

SURP at Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Summer Undergraduate Research Program that allows 50 students to conduct research in a laboratory at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Deadline: February 1, 2021

Summer Research Internship – Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati Chemistry Department seeks applicants for an NSF-funded summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in 2020. The students will learn about real-life challenges that scientists are currently addressing, such as “Data Science for Big Data in Chemistry” and “Sustainable Chemistry”, while joining research teams that preform high-impact innovative research in broadly related fields. Students who have completed their freshman year of college and who have not yet graduated are encouraged to apply. Student participants will receive a $6,000 stipend, a housing and meal plan, and travel assistance.
Applications due March 1st, 2021