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Research and Graduate Studies
The Office of Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

ECU Opportunities

NC Space Grant Opportunities

Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize Competition

Travel Awards

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URCA) Awards



Non-ECU Opportunities

The following are opportunities that have been made available to undergraduates at ECU and around the country. Most of these programs are competitive and require an application.For more information about any of these programs, please contact the coordinator for that program found on the URL.

Interested in a paid summer internship?  Consider the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program (SULI) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)! We are now accepting application for the 2013 Summer Program.  The deadline to apply is January 10 - apply online now at

2011 Undergraduate Biotechnology Research Fellowship Application

Biomedical Research at the NIH

George T.Barthalmus Undergraduate Research Grant

Health Education Research Opportunity Program at Virginia Commonwealth University

Intramural NIAD Research Opportunities (INRO)

Lois-Yoder Swaim Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

Projects must be completed in conjunction with National Estuarine Research Reserve staff.The NC National Estuarine Research Reserve includes the following 4 components:Currituck Banks, Rachel Carson, Masonboro Island, and Zeke's Island.  

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Internship Program  

NSF and NASA Funded Programs for Students

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Smithsonian Institution Summer Internships

Summer Biomedical Research Program (SBRP)

UROP International at RWTH Aachen University, Germany