Summer Research Programs

If selected you will be embedded in one of the MEM·C labs for 9 weeks. You will work with a graduate student and faculty to develop a research project, gain training in relevant techniques and instrumentation, collect data and finally produce a poster and research abstract. Students participate in a weekly seminar on undergraduate research covering research ethics, writing a research abstract, making a scientific poster. Students participate in a weekly Materials Science special interest group in which they read scientific journals or tour other labs. memcflyer2020
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Dates: June 21 to August 20, 2021
  • Stipend: $5000
  • Travel and Housing: On campus housing, $600 food allowance
Applications for 2020 are now closed
Open to high school or middle school science teachers. Teachers learn about state-of-the-art research in one of our labs and then translate the experience into lessons or curriculum they can use in their classrooms. More info.
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Start Date: June 21, 2021
  • Stipend: $6000
Applications for 2020 are now closed
A summer program for underrepresented and underserved UW students during their transfer summer. Students participate in lab research combined with a rigorous math and chemistry enhancement designed to enhance success and retention. Includes stipend and housing. Apply through the UW ALVA office.
  • Includes stipend and housing
  • Research experience
  • Core math / science preparation