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Featured Scholarships and Internships

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Undergraduate Scholarship for Study Abroad in Germany

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites highly qualified undergraduate students from all fields to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.

National Deadline: January 31, 2017


Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program

Harvard University is one of ten U.S. institutions offering a ten-week Amgen Scholars Program in the summer of 2017. The Harvard-Amgen program, with an emphasis on biotechnology research, affords a diverse cohort of rising undergraduate juniors and seniors the opportunity to work in the laboratories of faculty across the Harvard universe, including the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Division of Medical Sciences at Harvard Medical School. To be eligible to apply you must be: a US citizen or permanent resident; a sophomore, junior, or non-graduating senior; have at least a 3.2 GPA; an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. or an M.D./Ph.D.

Application deadline: February 1, 2017


National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program

During the 11-week summer program, interns work on scientific research, engineering and computing projects that help advance NEON's mission. Interns work closely with NEON mentors on real-world projects, and in the process begin the transition from student to professional colleague. Interns have opportunities to explore career options through a variety of avenues including weekly career seminars and networking events with interns from other scientific programs based in Boulder, CO. At the end of each summer, interns present their projects in a formal setting. Interns work 40 hours a week and are paid a competitive salary. Airfare and housing are also covered by the program.

Application deadline: February 10, 2017