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Student Opportunities

Student Scholarships

Finding scholarship opportunities helps our students defray costs and focus on their research. Here are a few select opportunities available for students:

The Women in STEM (WSTEM) Leadership Scholarship

Designed to assist women in the sciences, this housing scholarship is offered to students showing leadership in their area of expertise, be it biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, cyber security, data science, environmental science, health science, mathematics, or neuroscience.

Apply for the Women in STEM Leadership Scholarship >

C3STEM Transfer Scholarship

C3STEM Transfer Scholarship: Community Colleges Collaborating in STEM

Overview of Program:

C3STEM is a partnership between Mount St. Mary’s University, Frederick Community College, and Montgomery College to support community college transfer students at Mount St. Mary’s University as they prepare for a future career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). C3STEM provides scholarship funds of $10,000 per year and a comprehensive pre- and post-transfer support system designed to improve student retention and promote placement in a STEM career or graduate education. This program is funded by the National Science Foundation’s S-STEM (Scholarships in STEM) program, which seeks to broaden the participation and success of underrepresented students in STEM by increasing the number of academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who earn degrees in STEM fields.

For more information, please visit:


The Mount's Financial Aid Office keeps a running list of outside scholarship opportunities for all students.

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One of the best ways to flesh out your résumé is to complete an internship either on campus in one of our faculty’s research labs or off-campus at a hospital, doctor’s office, research lab or business. Internships can be during the academic year or summer, for credit or not for credit, paid or volunteer. Very often these internships lead to a job after graduation.

The College Qualified Leader Program

The College Qualified Leader Program

The College Qualified Leaders (CQL) program matches practicing ECBC scientists with talented undergraduate students creating a direct mentor-student relationship that provides participants with training that is unparalleled at most colleges. CQL participants receive first-hand research experience and exposure to Department of Defense laboratories. CQL fosters desire in its participants to pursue further training and careers in STEM.  Open Applications November 1 - February 28, 2020.  For more information and to apply:


  • Receive a stipend based on your experience and education level
  • Work personally with scientists or engineers doing real life research
  • Do research in Department of Defense laboratories
  • Have the opportunity to present your research to your peers


  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program with a major in a STEM related field
  • Must be within the local commuting area
  • Note: Graduate students are not eligible to apply

The CQL internship at ECBC is available for the summer only.  Students are required to travel to and from the program site daily.  The program does not supply an allowance for housing, meals or travel reimbursement.

U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Science

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students and recent graduates to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories.  Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities.  They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientist or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.  

Applications for the SULI program are solicited annually for three separate internship terms.  Internship appointments are 10 weeks in duration for the Summer Term (May-August) or 16 weeks in duration for Fall Term (August-December) and Spring Term (January-May).  Each DOE laboratory/facility offers different research opportunities; not all DOE laboratories/facilities offer internships during the Fall and Spring Terms.

For more information and to locate one of the 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities, please visit:

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) at CSHL provides an opportunity for undergraduate scientists from around the world to conduct first-rate research. Students learn the scientific process, technical methods and theoretical principles, and communicate their discoveries to other scientists. Approximately 20 students come to CSHL each summer for the 10-week program, living and working in the exciting Laboratory environment.

URP participants work on an ongoing research project in one of CSHL’s expert labs. Research at CSHL focuses on: Molecular Biology & Cancer, Genetics & Genomics, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, Quantitative Biology.

For more information, please visit:

National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduates through its REU Sites program.  An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution.  Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers.  Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel.  Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions.  An REU Site may be at either a US or foreign location.

The mission of the REU Finder is to expose undergraduates to resources and research opportunities so that all students can easily access and participate in paid research!  Access the REU Finder here: .  The REU Finder will allow you to examine opportunities in the subject areas supported by various NSF units.  Also, you may search by keywords to identify sites in particular research areas or with certain features, such as a particular location. 

Students must contact the individual sites for information and application materials.  NSF does not have application materials and does not select participants.  A contact person and contact information is listed on their webpages.

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NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The SURF Program is designed to inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in STEM through a unique research experience that supports the NIST mission.  Since 1993, SURF students from across the country have had the opportunity to gain valuable, hands-on experience, working with cutting edge technology in one of the world's leading research organizations and home to three Nobel Prize winners.

Over the course of 11 weeks, SURF students contribute to the ongoing research of one of the six NIST facilities which are the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL), Engineering Laboratory (EL), Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), Material Measurement Laboratory (MML), NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), and Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML - which now includes project in the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology).  The SURF Program is administered at the Boulder, CO and Gaithersburg, MD locations.  Applications are required to be submitted through USAJOBS. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for participation.

For more information on how to apply, please visit:

Air Force Research Laboratory Scholars Program (AFRL)

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program offers stipend-paid internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate-level university students pursuing STEM degrees, as well as upper-level high school students; select locations also offer internships to university students pursuing education-related degrees and K–12 professional educators. The selected interns gain valuable hands-on experiences working with full-time AFRL scientists and engineers on cutting-edge research and technology and are able to contribute to unique, research-based projects. Graduate interns are able to collaborate with AFRL on current research and incorporate the research into their graduate work.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory Education and Outreach Program

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory is committed to inspiring, developing and recruiting undergraduate and graduate students by providing internship opportunities that enhance their traditional college experience. Students have the opportunity to work alongside CCDC ARL scientists and engineers performing cutting edge Army research, within state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.

For more information, please visit:

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program

Program Description

This 10-week internship program is designed to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in research under the guidance of an appropriate research mentor at a participating Navy laboratory.

Eligibility Requirement

  • U.S. citizen (Permanent resident alien status considered at some labs)
  • Sophomore, junior, senior or graduate students
  • Enrolled at a participating university (a list may be found at
  • All majors relevant to the research interests of the laboratories (lab descriptions may be found at


Stipends will be paid bi-weekly, May through August. The amounts specified represent the total stipend allowance for the 10-week period as follows:

  • $7,000 for new undergraduate student participants (students should possess a minimum of 31 credits by the end of spring semester)
  • $8,500 for returning undergraduate students (students must have completed a full 10 week program in a prior year to receive this level)
  • $11,000 for graduate students (students must currently be in graduate school and taking graduate school courses to receive this level)


NREIP interns will be selected based upon academic achievement, personal statements, recommendation, and career and research interests.

ONR Program Manager: Dr. Reginald G. Williams
Point of contact:
 Dr. Sophoria Westmoreland

For more information please visit

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages underaduate (2-year and 4-year) students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers by providing research experiences at a Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory.

Program Overview: The SULI program provides interns the opportunity to work under the guidance of scientific and engineering staff on projects that are relevant to the DOE mission of ensuring America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions that includes:

  • 16 week internship programs during the spring and fall semesters
  • 10 week internship program during the summer
  • Participation in cutting-edge scientific research programs
    • Receive a weekly stipend of $600
    • Chance to present research results verbally and/or in writing
    • Work may appear in a contribution to a scientific journal
    • Participants living outside a 50-mile radius from the lab will be provided on-site housing and one round trip visit to their listed permanent address

For more information and to apply, please visit:

Oak Ridge Institute for Science & Education

ORISE offers scholarship opportunities to students pursuing careers in STEM

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education offers a chance to earn scholarships to students who are seeking careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Students can earn funding toward their education through various scholarship opportunities promoted by ORISE.

October 2020 Undergraduate Scholarship Competition

Water Purification: The Wave of the Future

Competition Opens: Thursday, October 1, 2020

Deadline: On or before 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday, November 30

Water purification is a leading technological advancement in first world countries that is out of reach in many developing countries. UNICEF and WHO report that one in three people worldwide do not have access to safe drinking water. Although the United States has one of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, it is an ongoing challenge to protect it.

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a research-based challenge for undergraduate students! The challenge is for students to develop an infographic to communicate the current leading ways to purify drinking water. Thorough submissions will include research on new developments in water purification, as well as research on providing these methods to developing countries. Your infographic could win you a $5,000 scholarship! The deadline for this competition is Monday, November 30, 2020, and winners will be announced late-December.


1st place: $5,000 scholarship

2nd place: $3,000 scholarship

3rd place: $1,000 scholarship

The Problem:

Diseases transmitted through contaminated water are rampant throughout the world. According to the World Health Organization, more than one billion people have unsafe water globally. Unsafe water can carry diseases like typhoid fever, cholera, giardia, E. coli, hepatitis A, and many more. The United States has one of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, though it still has to be purified and protected in order to prevent rampant diseases.

Your Task:

Develop an infographic to communicate to the public the current leading ways to purify water. Thorough submissions will include recent scientific and technological research and developments in water purification, as well as research on providing these methods of water purification to developing countries. You must provide supporting evidence, using footnotes for citations on the infographic, and have a supporting document with additional information.


  • You must be an undergraduate student currently enrolled at a college or university who will also be enrolled at a college or university next year.
  • A submission should include 1) a chart or infographic to communicate the current leading ways to purify water 2) supporting document with additional information.

How to Enter:

To enter the contest, complete the form at and attach your infographic and supporting document files. The deadline to submit is 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, November 30, 2020.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

If you are a high school, undergraduate or graduate student, PNNL offers a wide range of internships in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and business fields. Internships can be completed either during the summer or during the academic yeear. As a PNNL intern, you can work in a laboratory alongside experienced researchers or in a PNNL office to expand your knowledge in a scientific field, develop your research abilities and business skills and form mentoring relationships with our scientists, engineers, and business leaders.

For more information on our specific internship programs, please visit:

Current openings for undergraduate and graduate students can be found on our Careers page. Simply type the word intern in the search bar. Interseted students can also connect with PNNL's University Recruiter. To visit the Careers page:

U.S. Army Medical Research & Development Commands (USAMRDC) - GEMS Program

This is an excellent paid summer opportunity for STEM Majors.  Are you a STEM major interested in gaining leadership and hands on laboratory experience? Looking for a summer internship opportunity that allows you to work alongside Army Research Scientists and make amazing career connections while giving back to your community?

Becoming a Near-Peer Mentor for the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) program is a great way to gain skills while inspiring the next generation to become scientists, engineers, doctors, and leaders.

  • Near Peer Mentors will receive training and collaborate with the primary instructors. During the day camp, Near Peer Mentors will interact with middle and high school participants full time by assisting and/or leading experiments/challenges to include: laboratory experiments, coding (block and Python), engineering, and robotics.
  • Applications open now through January 16th, 2020.

For more information, please visit:

To apply, please visit:

Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS)

Program begins on June 1, 2021. Application Deadline is February 12, 2021

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (MU JCESOM) Graduate Program is offering the Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS) for its 12th year!

The SRIMS program includes nine weeks of graduate-level research in the field of biomedical sciences. Participants receive formal research training while expanding their learning experience through workshops, seminars on current topics, mentoring and professional networking.

The vision behind Marshall’s commitment to this program is twofold:

  • To establish a pipeline of diverse, underrepresented students into health-related research.
  • To enrich the current research through an added diversity of ideas, perspectives, and cultures.

Each year, applications from undergraduate and underrepresented minority-in-science students who have not graduated by August of the program year are considered. We are unable to accommodate international students.

A stipend of $3,000 will be provided to each participant for the nine-week experience. Participants will receive free room and board, and travel to and from the program. Please be aware that students are required to provide their own health insurance coverage during the summer program.

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please visit:

Biochemistry Specific Opportunities

Pathways to Science

These various opportunities are specific to Biochemistry.  Perform a search for your perfect program to find your future!  Summer camps, research internships, REU programs, scholarships, fellowships, and postdoctoral positions in Biochemistry.  

To search for your perfect program, please visit:

Gerstner Sloan Kettering Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

The Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, sponsors a ten-week research program for outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences. 

For more information, please visit:

Our 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) begins on June 7 and ends on August 13, 2021. The program is designed for approximately 20 outstanding undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, and juniors interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences. Applicants must have research experience. We are currently anticipating holding this internship in person, but will make a final determination about virtual vs in person in the Spring. We will continue to assess New York State guidelines and will post updates here.

Students in the program have the opportunity to:

  • obtain hands-on research experience in cutting-edge laboratories
  • interact with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students
  • attend a weekly luncheon/seminar series of presentations by faculty
  • attend skills development workshops to hone presentation and interview skills
  • attend and present at works-in-progress sessions with the cohort of SURP students

Students who are accepted into the program will be offered a stipend of $6,000 and housing. Housing accommodations are available in proximity to the school for the duration of the summer program. All students deliver research presentations at a poster session at the end of the program, and four exceptional students will be named Rubin and Sarah Shaps Scholars at the end of the program.

To apply, please visit:

Biology Specific Opportunities

Pathways to Science

These various opportunities are specific to biology.  Perform a search for your perfect program to find your future!  Summer camps, research internships, REU programs, scholarships, fellowships, and postdoctoral positions in biology.

To search for your perfect program, please visit:

Chemistry Specific Opportunities

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Get real-world experience through internships and summer research programs to gain the professional edge, including the following opportunities: 

For more information and to find your opportunity, please visit:

Math, Computer Science & Cybersecurity Specific Opportunities

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Search from an array of internship and co-op opportunities with various companies to find your perfect fit!  For more information and to search for your opportunity, please visit:

Cyber Fire School "The Cyber Toaster"

A 10-week paid cybersecurity internship featuring Cyber Fire instruction and data manipulation.

Learn from the experts. Cyber Fire School provides students with access to the same instructors and researchers from the Foundry and Simulation events, but for 10 weeks of interactive on-site mentoring.

Cyber Research - Cyber Toaster event dates are June 1-August 6, 2021. Applications now open through January 18, 2021.


Students apply their skills to develop innovative solutions to help address national cyber threats. Students work in small teams on a cyber research project, guided by mentors with scientific and computing expertise in the cyber domain.

Projects may include:

  • cyber analytics (scalable “big data” processing, statistical inference, anomaly detection, deep learning)
  • data integrity (steganography, encryption, adversarial machine learning)
  • intrusion detection and analysis (malware reverse engineering, network/protocol analysis)
  • cyber-physical system security (complex systems, physical attacks against cyber systems)

For more information on research areas see Students gain experience in communicating their work through posters and oral presentations. In addition, students attend seminars by LANL researchers and external visitors and given the opportunity to take short courses in core cyber subjects outlined in the Incident Response Track.

Rolling Applications

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and closed on January 18, 2020 at 11:00 PM.

Investigation Track - Cyber Toaster event dates are June 1-August 6, 2021. Applications now open through January 18, 2021.


Students learn the necessary concepts and skills for responding effectively to cyber security incidents. The goal is to provide participants with the equivalent skills and experience one would obtain working a full month on a professional Incident Response team dealing with an Advanced Persistent Threat intrusion. Students are trained on the three core pillars of incident response: Host Forensics, Network Archaeology and Malware Analysis. Students are also given the opportunity to learn about Incident Coordination and Operational Technology.

In addition to classroom training and lectures, students spend most of their time working on a small team project investigating real data from a historical incident. At the conclusion of the program, students present their findings to senior management in standard incident reporting format.

Rolling Applications

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and closed on January 18, 2020 at 11:00 PM.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Undergraduate Cybersecurity Summer Internship in Livermore, CA

Global Security, Job ID 107732, Under Grad Student

To apply:

ome join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have multiple openings for undergraduate students to join the Cybersecurity Summer Internship (CSI) program and to work on topics related to cybersecurity that align with LLNL’s national security missions. The 2021 CSI program will run during the summer with flexible dates between May 1, 2021 and August 31, 2021. CSI is designed to provide selected candidates an opportunity to apply the skills they have acquired to projects in areas of national importance. The program will include opportunities to participate in Capture the Flag (CTF)-style challenges, network with fellow interns and lab employees, and learn more about work going on at LLNL. These positions will be in the Energy and Homeland Security Program (E Program) within the Global Security Directorate.

Essential Duties

  • Students will work with scientists, engineers, and technical staff members to provide technical and/or research support to projects in the areas of cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, and other related fields.
  • Under close supervision, will participate in research in assigned area.
  • Gather and analyze data and information in support of scientific research.
  • Participate in research planning and evaluation discussions.
  • Attend relevant seminars and training classes (at least one per week).
  • Present work in at least one seminar or poster.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or other related fields.
  • Effective programming skills in C/C++, Java, or Python.
  • Ability to apply basic principles of computer science to solve cybersecurity problems.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills.
  • Ability to present and communicate concepts and ideas.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated exposure through coursework or relevant experience to some of the following topics: Network/Protocol Analysis; Intrusion Detection; Cryptography; Reverse Engineering; Incident Response; Malware Analysis; Systems Programming.

Desired Qualifications

  • GPA of 3.0 or above.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: None required.

However, if your assignment is longer than 179 days cumulatively within a calendar year, you must go through the Personal Identity Verification process. This process includes completing an online background investigation form and receiving approval of the background check. (This process does not apply to foreign nationals.)

For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

Psychology & Neuroscience Specific Opportunities

American Psychological Association (APA)

Search for your perfect psychology specific undergraduate research opportunity or internship.  A data base of various programs, universities, laboratories, and health centers.  Find your fit!

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Center for Brains, Minds & Machines (Undergraduate Summer Research Internships in Neuroscience)

CBMM offers an intensive 10-week summer research internship, in collaboration with the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences (MIT BCS), for advanced undergraduates from institutions with limited research opportunities to introduce women, students from underrepresented minority groups, first-generation college students, students with disabilities, and students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to the fields of computational and cognitive neuroscience. The ultimate goal of this summer program is to provide students with a strong research experience in preparation for graduate school and to encourage them to pursue a career in brain science. Students will be assigned to a faculty mentor, conduct supervised graduate level research, attend seminars, a GRE prep course, and present their summer research. Participants will also have many opportunities to meet with faculty in various areas of neuroscience. The number of internships available is limited. Students accepted into the program will receive a competitive stipend, on-campus housing, and travel allowances.

Online application is active November 23, 2020 - January 30, 2021.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

Princeton Neuroscience Institute Summer Internship Program

The Princeton Neuroscience Institute (PNI) is offering a summer internship program for highly motivated undergraduates, providing education and hands-on research experience in the field of neuroscience. Participants will closely collaborate with students and faculty at the PNI on original research projects, and thereby gain invaluable first-hand experience on what it is like to be a neuroscientist. Summer interns will also participate in group educational activities, including weekly foundational overview lectures from PNI faculty, lab meetings with the researchers with whom they will work, journal club reading groups, plus special forums on topics such as career advice and graduate school application preparation. Student will receive $5,175 stipend and are eligible for travel and housing allowances. Summer Program runs June 7 - July 31, 2021 for a total of 8 weeks.

The summer undergraduate research program is geared towards undergraduates who have a strong passion for scientific research and are seriously considering graduate studies in neuroscience. We encourage applications from future researchers whose participation will add to the diversity of researchers in the sciences, or who are from institutions that do not have large research programs. Students are expected to fully participate in all PNI summer internship program activities. Internal Princeton University students are encouraged to apply to funding opportunities provided by the Office of Undergraduate Research.

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Janelia Research Campus Undergraduate Scholars Program

This program allows a small number of enthusiastic students to join an intense and exciting research environment. The Janelia Undergraduate Scholars program is a 10-week summer program aimed at well-prepared, independent, and committed students with significant research experience. We accept undergraduates and masters students from around the world who have not committed to a PhD program. Participants must be actively enrolled as a student during the period of the Janelia Undergraduate Scholars program. Janelia undergraduate scholars are dedicated future scientists, engineers, and mathematicians who are interested in exploring: Behavioral & Systems Neuroscience, Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience, Evolution & Genetics, Instrumentation & Computational Tool Development, Neuronal Cell Biology, Optical Physics & Imaging, Structural Biology & Biochemistry, and Theory & Computational Neuroscience.

This program provides an outstanding research experience, an opportunity to network with colleagues at all career levels, and a chance to form lifelong scientific collaborations and friendships. Stay on our beautiful campus and explore Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and the surrounding area.

For application details, please visit:

Summer Research Internship Award Program

The Summer Research Internship Award (SRIA) is presented to students exhibiting promising research ability so that they can spend a summer on campus working closely with a faculty member on a research project. The stipend program is designed to allow student researchers to devote full-time work on awarded projects and focus on their completion without having to worry about earning money. The number of awards distributed each year depends on available funding, but typically three to five are awarded each year.

Please see information below for details and how to apply.

General Award Criteria

  • Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors (or the equivalent in a 3-year degree program) in the School of Natural Science and Mathematics are eligible to apply
  • Students are expected to work on campus at least 24 hours per week during the summer sessions (or at designated off-campus laboratory or field site)
  • Please download the SRIA application instructions (.pdf) for the full list of requirements and award information.

How to Apply

  • Complete the SRIA application form (.pdf)
  • Submit all application materials directly to Mary Lindsay ( no later than Friday, March 12, 2021. (Application materials include completed SRIA application, essay, project description, and letter of support from mentor. Letter of support must be sent by the mentor directly to Mary Lindsay in the Dean's Office.

Mentoring Programs

In the sciences it is helpful to learn from those that came before you. We've built in some excellent opportunities for students to get involved in mentoring.

Career Mentoring Network

Check out our Career Mentor Listing (.xlsx file) for a list of available mentors from the School of Natural Science and Mathematics.

Peer Mentoring

The Science Department, Math & Computer Science Department, Psychology Department, and Learning Services all employ a number of students to assist instructors. Learning Services hires Peer Tutors and coordinates volunteer note takers for students with learning differences. The Science Department employs lab aides who help set up and clean up lab activities and assist the lab instructor during lab. Other students work as supplemental instructors by holding group or one-on-one tutoring sessions. In math and computer science, students can serve as peer mentors to help guide student groups on interesting problems and aid the instructor. Outside of class, peer mentors hold help and review sessions. Math and computer science students are also encouraged to become peer tutors. In Psychology, some students work in the vivarium, feeding, watering and in general maintaining the research animals and equipment, while others work as research assistants or office aids.

WSTEM Mentoring Program

The WSTEM Mentoring Program pairs women in STEM majors at the Mount with established professionals working in the field to serve as their mentor. The Mount student then gives back to the program by mentoring a local middle school girl interested in STEM fields. Apply Online >

Leadership Opportunities

SNSM graduates are exceptional because so many of them are leaders – people who make a difference. We encourage our students to be involved in activities outside of the classroom and there are numerous opportunities within our School as well as across the University. These extracurricular activities complement classroom learning, help you recharge your batteries, and look great on a résumé. Some of the student groups within the SNSM are: