Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Chemistry at Illinois

Title 
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Chemistry at Illinois
Institution 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Institution Type 
graduate research university
City 
Urbana
State 
IL
Field 
analytical chemistry, chemical biology, chemical physics, inorganic chemistry, materials chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry
Start Date 
May 27, 2014
End Date 
August 1, 2014
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 14, 2014
Description 
A summer-long research project chosen by mutual consent of the applicant and a faculty member is supplemented by a weekly group meeting and enrichment topics such as use of Illinois’ world-class library, chemical careers, scientific writing and presentations, safety, and ethics.
Qualifications 
GPA 3.20 out of 4, completed sophomore year, projected to obtain bachelors degree no earlier than 1/1/15. Candidates without prior research experience or from underrepresented groups (including first-generation college attendees or students completing community college Associates degrees) are encouraged to apply.
Contact 
Alexander Scheeline
URL 
http://www.chemistry.illinois.edu/reu
Email 
scheelin@illinois.edu
Number of Participants 
11
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Travel is supported.