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Information below is preliminary and subject to change

Unified Application for Internal Fellowships

There is a single application form for fellowships run by the Division of Science. The complete application is due on Feb 27, 2019. No late applications will be accepted.  

The unified application does not apply to the REU in Cell & Molecular Visualization nor the REU in the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center.

Summer Schedule for 2019

The formal summer research program in Summer 2019 will run from June 3 to August 9, 2019. SciFest IX will take place on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

ProgramEligible StudentsApplication DeadlineSummer/Academic YearOther Notes
Div Sci Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Brandeis students (classes of '20, '21, '22) who are working in a lab in the Division of Science at the time of application. Fellows will receive $5000 in stipend support to do summer research (housing support is not included).

 

Feb 27, 2019

Summer onlyUnified Application
Summer MRSEC Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SMURF)Brandeis students (classes of '20, '21, '22) who have a commitment from a Brandeis faculty member affiliated with MRSECFeb 27, 2019Summer onlyUnified Application 

M.R. Bauer Foundation Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Brandeis students (classes of '20, '21, '22) who have a commitment from a Brandeis faculty member associated with the Volen Center for Complex Systems. Students must commit to give back to the university in ways that promote science and research.Feb 27, 2019Summer onlyUnified Application 
Frederick Alt Summer FellowshipBrandeis students (classes of '20, '21, '22) who have a commitment from a Brandeis faculty member in the Division of Science and working on a project in the area of molecular geneticsFeb 27, 2019Summer onlyUnified Application 
Traineeships for Undergraduates in Computational NeuroscienceBrandeis students interested in neuroscience (classes of '20, '21) - further eligibility restrictions apply

Feb 27, 2019

Full yearUnified Application 
REU in Cell & Molecular VisualizationUS citizens or permanent residents and should have at least rising junior standing at an accredited undergraduate college or university.Feb 1, 2019
Summer only

Apply online

REU in the Materials Research Science and Engineering CenterUS citizens or permanent residents and should have at least rising sophomore standing at an accredited undergraduate college or university.Feb 1, 2019
Summer onlyApply online
Provost's Undergraduate Research Fund Open to first-years, sophomores, and juniors in all disciplines, and funds can be used to pay for research materials, travel to conferences, housing costs, and other research-related expenses. Academic year or summerGet application online
Jerome A. Schiff Undergraduate Fellows Program

 

Available to current first-years, sophomores or juniors interested in devising an innovative research project with a faculty member for the 2019-2020 academic year

 primarily an academic year programGet application online

Off-campus opportunities

Fellowships listed above are primarily or exclusively for research at Brandeis. Learn more about  off-campus opportunities for summer research.

Entrepreneurial research

If your research has an entrepreneurial aspect, consider if either the SPROUT program or the SPARK program from OTL makes sense for your project.

World of Work

The Brandeis World of Work program is a competition that can provide funding for otherwise unpaid internships.

QBReC

The Quantitative Biology Research Community (QBReC) is a HHMI-funded program that supports some Brandeis students doing summer research. Students enter the program in their first year by taking two specialized courses: a fall seminar on Nature’s Nanotechnology and a spring experiential-learning practicum

 

 

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