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2010 Research and Scholarship Opportunities for VA - NC Alliance Students

Research, Internship & Scholarship Opportunities

for VA-NC Alliance Students

The Alliance mantains a listing of summer and academic year research, internship, and scholarships available to students and partner institutions.Please contact Ms. Jessica McCauley by e-mail: or phone: (434) 982-0310 if you would like us to add an opportunity to this list, or have questions about existing opportunities. A list of opportunities from previous years is also available.



Opportunities for Spring/Summer 2014


Looking for internships?



Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program

Apply for various paid summer internship positions with companies throughout Virginia.


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REU in Solid-State Devices for Electronics, Photonics, & Magnetics Technology

Deadline: April 1, 2014

10-week summer research program at Clemson University for electrical and computer engineering, materials science, bioengineering, & physics majors. $6000 stipend, free housing.


Undergraduate Diversity at Evolution 2014

Deadline: April 14, 2014

Annual joint meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, Society of Systematic Biologists, and American Society of Naturalists. Students are expected to present a poster of their own research, attend scientific sessions, receiving mentoring, and participate in professional development workshops. All expenses covered.


RockOn 2014 Workshop

Deadline: May 2, 2014

Teams of 3 will build a sounding rocket payload from a kit June 14 – 19, 2014. Must know how to solder and be familiar with C, C++, or Arduino. Registration is $799 if you register by April 4. Download the flyer here.


NSF Science & Technology Centers

Summer REU programs available. Check individual websites below for specific information and deadlines.


Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology TRUST)

Berkeley, CA


Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI)

Los Angeles, CA


Center for Integrated Quantum Materials (CIQM)

Cambridge, MA contact Kathryn Hollar, Director of Educational Programs,


Center for Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems (EBICS)

Cambridge, MA


Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research & Education(C-MORE)

Various locations.


Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction (CMOP)

Portland, OR






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University at Albany Bridge to the Doctorate Program

Applications now being accepted for fall 2014. Two-year graduate fellowships of $30,000, full tuition, health insurance.


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Bridge to the Doctorate, IGERT and NSF Grad Research Fellowship programs provide generous stipend and tuition support for students through the National Science Foundation


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