Upcoming Programs & Deadlines
External Funding Opportunities
InterExchange - United for Sustainable Action
Application Deadline: April 12, 2019
On the United for Sustainable Action program, you'll connect with fellow American and German students for a two-country trip exploring sustainability initiatives, building professional skills, and creating friendships through exciting travel. In both countries, we'll visit local nongovernmental agencies (NGOs) to learn about their efforts to further the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and we'll engage in volunteer activities.
U.S. Dept. of Energy - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
Application Deadline: May 29, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST
The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students and recent graduates to pursue STEM careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.
National Science Foundation and the Leakey Foundation - Middle Stone Age NSF REU
Application Deadline: June 1, 2019 (for 2020 field season)
This REU is designed to engage students in the study of early modern humans during the time period when our species evolved sophisticated foraging behaviors. The REU includes a month of field work and a month of museum or laboratory research in archaeology, paleontology, geochronology, geochemistry, and geology. College freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are welcome to apply. Applicants must be US citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the US.
Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP)
Connects underrepresented students with STEM funding and research opportunities and provides faculty and administrators with tools and resources to help promote the positive factors that keep underrepresented students on the STEM pathway into successful STEM careers. Before visiting the IBP site, take a moment to view a quick video tutorial, demonstrating how to use their advanced search page to narrow search results. CLICK HERE to view the video.
National Science Foundation (Multidisciplinary)
Search for other opportunities for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) through the NSF search page.
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
The University of New Orleans in conjunction with the University of Louisiana system is proud to announce its membership in the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) for the 2018/19 Academic Year.
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)is a national organization whose mission is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.
What is Undergraduate Research?
An inquiry or investigation conducted by an undergraduate student that makes an original intellectual or creative contribution to the discipline.