Shannon Point Marine Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates

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 Deadline: 

February 15, 2018
   

Start Date: 

June 19, 2018
   

Duration: 

9 Weeks: June 19 to August 17, 2018
   

Location: 

Anacortes, Washington
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program provides support for undergraduate students to conduct supervised research with a faculty advisor.

Each summer, eight selected students will spend nine weeks at the Shannon Point Marine Center conducting original research with a faculty adviser. At the end of the session, students will produce a written and an oral report based on the results of their research. In the past, student research projects have included work on productivity and nutrient cycling in local watershed systems; ocean acidification; marine microbial ecology; marine chemical ecology; physiology of symbiosis; ecology and physiology of seaweeds; larval development, physiology, ecology; and environmental toxicology.
   

Benefits: 

$4,500 stipend, $630 food allowance, housing, and travel allowance

   

Major(s): 

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Environmental Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Biological Sciences

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Dr. Elizabeth Rom
Shannon Point Marine Center
1900 Shannon Point Road
Anacortes, WA 98221
Fax: (360) 293-1083
Email: SPMC@wwu.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.wwu.edu/spmc/reu.shtml
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