Research in Chemistry at West Virginia University

Title 
Research in Chemistry at West Virginia University
Institution 
West Virginia University
Institution Type 
research
City 
Morgantown
State 
WV
Field 
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Start Date 
May 21, 2017
End Date 
July 28, 2017
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
Early admission review of completed applications will proceed from Nov. 28-Dec. 28, 2016. Regular review will begin Feb. 3, 2017 and end upon all spots being filled.
Description 
Selected participants will work on research projects that address fundamental questions related to the chemistry of health and catalysis in chemistry. Projects focus on the potential of research to benefit society both directly and indirectly in the fields of health care, forensics/criminology, energy, sustainability, and transportation.
Qualifications 
Undergraduates who (i) are majoring in chemistry or biochemistry (pre-majors also considered), (ii) are citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S. or its territories, and (iii) are interested in a research and training experience akin to that of a graduate student are encouraged to apply. Students from groups underrepresented within their disciplines (e.g., women, underrepresented minorities, students with disabilities), veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, and students from socioeconomically depressed regions (e.g., Appalachia) are especially encouraged to apply to these programs.
Contact 
WVU Office of Undergraduate Research
URL 
http://undergraduateresearch.wvu.edu/reu-site-research-in-chemistry-at-wvu
Email 
undergradresearch@mail.wvu.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Lodging, meal expenses, and some travel reimbursement to/from the Site are provided.