Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (SURP)
Whether you are applying for jobs or for graduate school, having research experience under your belt can help you stand out from the crowd!
OU Health Sciences Center hosts four summer undergraduate research programs in areas like:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Microbiology and Immunology
If interested, apply here: https://bbmc.ouhsc.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=H8PNKCFCDC
The application period for the NIH Community College Summer Enrichment Program closes on March 1. These are premiere programs that would do wonders for your resume, scholarship applications, and professional or academic career. Check out the CCSEP web site for details on how to apply. You can complete one application, which is good for more than one program. The 2017 program topics include biomedical research, biomedical engineering, and genetics.
In addition to the summer enrichment programs, NIH also sponsors undergraduate scholarships to students from disadvantages backgrounds. In addition to scholarship support, the program supports paid research training at the NIH during the summer and after graduation. Application period begins January 4, with a deadline of March 14, 2017. See details at this link: https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/ugsp