NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computational Neuroscience
The National Science Foundation is sponsoring a Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Neuroscience at the University of Missouri.
- A nine-week summer research experience (May 30 – July 29, 2017)
- $4,500 stipend in addition to travel, tuition, air-condtioned campus dorm housing and a meal plan
- Opportunity to assist graduate students with faculty-led research
- Working with undergraduates from different disciplines
- 1 hr credit for a course in “Computational Neurosciences” (meets one hour a week)
- Join 50+ undergraduate students in a Research Symposium.
- Prepare a poster presentation and a one-page abstract for publication in a symposium handbook.
- Evening workshops, brown bag lunches and nationally acclaimed speakers.
- Organized social activities
- Enhance your resume and prepare for graduate school!
- Completed at least two years of full-time college enrollment prior to June 2017
- Pursuing a major in engineering, biology, biophysics or related fields
- Students graduating prior to July 2017 are not eligible
Citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
- Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 (on 4.00 scale). Minimum science and math GPA of 3.00.
- An interest in mathematics or statistics is recommended
- Complete the application at engineering.missouri.edu/neuroreu
- Provide an unofficial transcript
- Include at least one recommendation (two preferred) found at engineering.missouri.edu/neuroreu
- Prepare a personal statement including career plans, prior research experience (if any) and a statement of research interests
- Include a résumé
- Completed application packets should be sent to: Dr. Satish S. Nair, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, 229 EBW, Columbia MO, 65211. Email: NairS@Missouri.edu. Phone: 573-882-2964. Fax: 573-882-0397
This program is supported by the National Science Foundation and with the MU College of Engineering in partnership with the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine.