DUSCI Summer Fellowships

DUSCI's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for students and their faculty mentors to conduct eight weeks of full-time scholarship from May 26, 2015 - July 17, 2015. Each fellowship provides a student award of $3,000. The faculty stipend/award will be determined by the application deadline, March 6, 2015.

Other summer DUSCI activities include field trips, workshops, weekly research meetings, socials and a final research presentation by participants.

Applications are being accepted through March 6, 2015 and awardees will be notified after spring break. To down the application click on the following link 2015 Summer Research Application.

The following students and faculty mentors participated in the 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Program:

  • Khairunnisa Bachuri, Mentor - John Gitua, Chemistry Department
  • Keller Toral, Mentor - James Sacco, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • David Mascharka, Mentor - Eric Manley, Mathematics & Computer Science
  • Calvin Daack, Mentor - Chris Kliethermes, Psychology Department
  • Haley Kessinger, Mentor - Abebe Mengesha, Collge of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Margaret Armstrong, Mentor - Marc Busch, Biology Department
  • Mary Shea O'brien, Mentor - Brian Gentry, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Noor Sabrina Mah Hussin, Mentor - Athan Petridis, Physics Department
  • Hannah Sauer, Mentor - Brian Gentry, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Colin Seebach, Mentor - Jerrid Kruse, School of Education
  • Neal Patel, Mentor - Jerrid Kruse, School of Education
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