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The Web Guide to Research for Undergraduates (WebGURU) is an interactive web-based tool intended to assist undergraduates navigate the hurdles of an undergraduate research experience. Resources available on this website include:

REU Site: Surface Engineering for Sensing, Energy and Nanoelectronics

Title 
REU Site: Surface Engineering for Sensing, Energy and Nanoelectronics
Institution 
University of Texas - Dallas
Institution Type 
Research University
City 
Richardson
State 
TX
Field 
Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Start Date 
May 30, 2017
End Date 
August 4, 2017
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
Review will start Feb 15 but applications will be accepted after that date until all positions are filled.
Description 
Research is in the broad area of Surface Engineering, with applications in Sensing, Energy and Nanoelectronics. REU Fellows will have the opportunity to perform research in state-of- the-art laboratories with faculty mentors, visit local high-tech companies and plan for their careers.
Qualifications 
Typically have completed college sophomore or junior year; students must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.
Contact 
Tonya Griffin
URL 
http://mse.utdallas.edu/REU/
Email 
reu@utdallas.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

A travel allowance is available for Fellows originating outside Dallas.

International REU: Research in Graz, Austria

Title 
International REU: Research in Graz, Austria
Institution 
Syracuse University, Technical University of Graz
Institution Type 
Syracuse University, Technical University of Graz
City 
Graz
State 
Austria
Field 
All areas of chemistry with overlaps to other sciences
Start Date 
June 5, 2017
End Date 
August 11, 2017
Stipend 
$4500
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 15, 2017
Description 
The REU program offers a research experience in the beautiful and safe city of Graz in the foothills of the Alps. At the Technical University of Graz, students typically do research on applied chemistry projects, gaining valuable experience in both science and culture. Capstone event in Syracuse, NY in October (weekend, TBA)
Qualifications 
Undergraduate chemistry students with one or more years of college are eligible with preference given to those with more experience. Research experience is required.
Contact 
Michael Sponsler
URL 
http://chemistry.syr.edu/Undergraduate/ireu.html
Email 
sponsler@syr.edu
Number of Participants 
6 students supported by NSF
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

Dorm housing. Travel to and from Graz is covered, as is travel to and from Syracuse for the October capstone event. Reimbursement up to $400 for conference expenses.

REU in Chemistry at Syracuse University

Title 
REU in Chemistry at Syracuse University
Institution 
Syracuse University
Institution Type 
Research University
City 
Syracuse
State 
NY
Field 
All areas of chemistry with overlaps to other sciences
Start Date 
June 5, 2017
End Date 
August 11, 2017
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 15, 2017
Description 
The REU program combines structured learning with maximum hands-on time in the laboratory. At weekly luncheon sessions, faculty members present various chemistry research topics, followed by student research presentations in the last two weeks. Additional activities include a career program, ethics seminar, three-hour glassblowing workshop, and multi-university poster session.
Qualifications 
Undergraduate chemistry students with one or more years of college are eligible. Research experience not required.
Contact 
Michael Sponsler
URL 
http://chemistry.syr.edu/Undergraduate/reu.html
Email 
sponsler@syr.edu
Number of Participants 
11 students supported by NSF, total number 20-25
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Dorm housing with $500 food allowance provided. Reimbursement up to $400 for travel to and from Syracuse, reimbursement up to $300 for conference expenses.

FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research

Travel Grant 
FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research
Organization 
American Physical Society
Field of Study 
physics
Grant Amount 
$500
Eligibility Requirements 
Graduate students who are members of APS and FGSA
Application Deadline 
varies
Website URL 
http://www.aps.org/units/fgsa/travel/index.cfm

APS International Travel Grant Award Program

Travel Grant 
APS International Travel Grant Award Program
Organization 
American Physical Society
Field of Study 
physics
Grant Amount 
$2000
Eligibility Requirements 
Collaborative visit must be for a period of at least one month One or both co-applicants must be an APS member and a member of at least one of the APS units that sponsors ITGAP One co-applicant must be from a developing country, and the other must be from a developed country
Application Deadline 
April 16, 2015
Website URL 
http://www.aps.org/programs/international/programs/travel-grants.cfm
Notes 
Promote international scientific collaborations between APS members and physicists in developing countries.

APS Northwest Section Student Travel Award

Travel Grant 
APS Northwest Section Student Travel Award
Organization 
American Physical Society
Name of Conference 
NWAPS annual meeting
Field of Study 
physics
Grant Amount 
$200
Eligibility Requirements 
Priority is usually given to unsupported undergraduate and graduate students presenting a poster or a contributed paper.
Application Deadline 
April 10, 2015
Website URL 
http://www.aps.org/units/nws/meetings/student-travel-award.cfm

Ford Travel Grants for Women and Under-Represented Minorities

Travel Grant 
Ford Travel Grants for Women and Under-Represented Minorities
Organization 
Ford Motor Company
Name of Conference 
ACS national meeting
Field of Study 
chemistry
Grant Amount 
$500
Eligibility Requirements 
Women or under-represented minority men (Black, Hispanic, or Native American) graduate students performing research in fields related to polymer science and engineering, US citizens or permanent residents, fulltime graduate students at the time of application, concurrent PMSE preprint submission.
Application Deadline 
Fall (July); Spring (March)
Website URL 
http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/awards/division/polymericmaterials/pmse-ford-travel-grants-for-women-and-under-represented-minorities.html
Notes 
Provides partial travel support to graduate student women or under-represented minority men (Black, Hispanic, or Native American) to attend and present their research at ACS national meetings.

Alabama Local Section Student Travel Award

Travel Grant 
Alabama Local Section Student Travel Award
Organization 
ACS Alabama Section
Name of Conference 
ACS regional and national meeting
Field of Study 
chemistry
Grant Amount 
$500
Eligibility Requirements 
1. The student must be a member of the ACS and must present his/her paper/poster at a Regional or National ACS meeting. Students who are not making presentations are ineligible. 2. The student must be attending one of the colleges or universities within the Alabama Local Section. 3. Only one nomination will be accepted per research group for each meeting. Exceptions may be granted for collaborative projects. 4. Preference will be given to students making their first presentation at a national ACS meeting.
Application Deadline 
The completed application form must be submitted eight (8) weeks before the scheduled meeting date for the presentation.
Website URL 
http://alabama.sites.acs.org/PDF%20file/StudentTravelAwardProgram.pdf
Notes 
To encourage undergraduates at colleges and universities within the Alabama Section's geographical region to present papers/posters at ACS regional and national meeting.

WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award

Travel Grant 
WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award
Organization 
ACS Women Chemists Committee (WCC) and Eli Lilly and Company
Field of Study 
chemistry
Grant Amount 
varies
Eligibility Requirements 
undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral female chemists
Application Deadline 
February 15 for meetings between July 1st and December 31st; September 15 for meeting between January 1st and June 30th
Website URL 
http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/awards/other/travel/wcctravelaward.html
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