Kennesaw State's NSF REU Program (CBSURE)

Spend your summer pursuing state-of-the-art research with faculty who take special pleasure in one-on-one interactions in areas from chemical biology to nanochemistry. KSU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is excited to have the opportunity to host 8 outstanding undergraduate researchers during the summer semester. We hope you might be one of them!

Applications will be accepted through April 8, 2018.

Program Highlights:

  • 9-week Summer Undergraduate Research Experience: May 29 – July 26, 2018.
  • $4,500 Stipend for Participants.
  • Room and Board Included.
  • Travel Allowance for trip to present results at a regional scientific meeting (e.g., SERMACS)
  • Carry out research one-on-one with a faculty mentor. See the Departmental Research section for current faculty and projects by subdiscipline »
  • Present your research to other program participants and departmental faculty at the end of the summer.
  • Recreational activities planned with other program participants and other student groups.

Who should apply?

Undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about chemistry and how to be a chemist are strongly encouraged to apply. Students of underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to participate. Preference will be given to students from community colleges and non-PhD granting institutions in the Atlanta area. Participating students must:

  • Have Sophomore or Junior status as of June 2018.
  • Have at least 1 year of General Chemistry by June 2018.
  • Have at least 1 semester of Organic Chemistry by June 2018.
  • Be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate chemistry program (and plan to be enrolled during fall 2018).
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