Title: The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Toxicology (SURE Tox) Program
The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Toxicology (SURE Tox) program at the University of Illinois will provide high quality research experiences for under-represented minority junior and senior undergraduate students during the summer academic break. The program involves active participation by faculty members from several departments and colleges at the University of Illinois, all of whom have expertise in toxicology and experience training undergraduate students. The program also interacts with the PEER and the Environmental Toxicology Program.
The training program will accept a total of 7 junior and senior under-represented minority, undergraduate students per year who will spend 10 weeks over the summer in the program. At the conclusion of the program, each student will present their work in a poster session held on campus. This training program provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate students, particularly under-represented minority students, to obtain training and research experience in the field of toxicology at a research intensive university with outstanding toxicology programs.
The program runs from May 22 - July 28, 2017.
The deadline is FEBRUARY 1, 2017.
- A stipend to each student ($4,000 over 10 weeks)
- Funds for laboratory supplies
- Room and board (includes food) at Hendrick House dormitory
- Participation in the GRE workshop and the program will pay GRE exam fees if trainees take the GRE
- 3-4 independent study credits (tuition waived for in-state and out-of-state students)
- Summer health insurance (McKinley student health fee coverage)
- Access to campus recreational facilities, including gyms, pools and sports facilities
- Access to the university libraries
- Pass for free access to the MTD bus, which has extensive network access coverage
- Biological Sciences
- Chemistry and Biochemistry
- Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering
- Molecular Biology
- Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
***Please see the program application for a list of department research areas
Click on the link below to read more about this opportunity and see if you are eligible to apply. For help with applying, please contact Dr. April Householder, Director of Undergraduate Research and Nationally Competitive Scholarships at firstname.lastname@example.org.