Summer Program for Undergraduate Research at the University of Utah

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 Deadline: 

January 23, 2019
   

Start Date: 

May 22, 2019
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks, May 22 - August 1, 2019
   

Location: 

Salt Lake City, UT
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) provides undergraduate students with an intensive 10-week research experience under the mentorship of a University of Utah faculty member. The program provides opportunities to gain research experience in a variety of disciplines, including Biology, Internal Medicine, Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, School of Computing, and more!

SPUR emphasizes a collaborative research experience under the supervision of a University of Utah faculty member. At the time of application, students will indicate to which available projects they are applying. Final student placement will be determined by the Selection Committee. Details regarding expectations and/or requirements of the research are negotiated between the student and the faculty mentor, following program guidelines.

The program also emphasizes a cohort experience via welcome and closing receptions, peer advising, weekly education events, bi-weekly program meetings, and optional on-campus housing.
   

Benefits: 

$4,000 stipend, housing (you pay only $250), meals, and possible travel reimbursement up to $500

   

Major(s): 

Biological Sciences
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Developmental & Cell Biology
See website for more information

   

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: Official Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Negan Shannahan
University of Utah, Office of Undergraduate Research, Sill Center 005
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5750
Phone: 801-587-2965    
Email: megan.shannahan@utah.edu

 

Program Website: 

https://our.utah.edu/spur/
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