NSF REU: "Hands-On, Minds-On" Understanding & Preventing Societal Violence
The "Hands-On, Minds-On" research experience for undergraduates (REU) brings together faculty and staff from a variety of different disciplines, departments, and offices at Virginia Tech. Ten students will be selected from national four-year colleges and universities and within the Virginia Community College System to participate in a 10-week National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program.
Have both a "hands-on" as well as a "minds-on" set of experiences, designed to immerse students in a variety of engaging ways in the research process and the begin the development of a research identity.
Become part of a collaborative research community
Receive $5,000 stipend, free housing (with three meals per day) on campus and travel support to/from Virginia Tech
- Have access to the library, computers, and recreational facilities
2014 Program dates: Tues May 27th - Fri Aug 1st, 2014
Deadline to Apply: Monday January 27th, 2014
Applications consist of submitting biographical data, answering essay questions, submitting an unofficial transcript, and a letter of recommendation - all online. No paper applications or supporting materials will be accepted.
Selected applicants will be notified in March of their acceptance to this program. Questions may be directed to: Rob Jacks, REU Program Coordinator.
For more information on what to expect in this REU Program, see: Frequently Asked Questions &: A Typical Program Day
For more information about the REU projects, see: Individual Project Descriptions & Student Involvement
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1156624. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recomendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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New faculty research opportunities for students.
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