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Summer Research Fellowship - HBCU Students

Application deadline: May 2, 2014


Wyoming NASA Space Grant offers summer research fellowships for students at Winston-Salem State University and other HBCU's.  The fellowships provide students a unique opportunity to work in a research lab with a graduate student mentor.  Students work begin their experience with an orientation week, after which students will work on individual projects in collaboration with mentors for 6 weeks at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming.  This is a great opportunity to see another area of the country and to get real-life, hands-on research experience. This opportunity is open to undergraduates majoring in the biological and life sciences.


  • Students must be U.S. citizens
  • Undergraduate majoring in biology or life science fields are eligible to apply.  Students must be enrolled full-time at WSSU or another HBCU.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0


  • Summer stipend of $2500, plus travel arrangements
  • Free room and board provided - housing in the UW dorms and food at the UW cafeteria
  • Projects begin in June and continue through late July or early August


Completed applications must be submitted to by the deadline.  Application packets consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter and Resume
  • Completed Application Form: Application - MS Word
  • Essay describing:
    • Why you are interested in the program
    • Academic and career goals
    • Your research interests and prior research experience (if applicable)
  • Current Transcripts - unofficial transcripts are acceptable
  • Letter of Recommendation


You should receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your application within two business days, if you do not receive this confirmation please contact our office.



This page was last updated Monday, March 24, 2014 03:23 PM

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