Summer 2018 research/experiential learning opportunities for students

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) through the National Science Foundation

This program provides paid research and educational opportunities for Undergraduate Students. Apply for a paid research internship with another university or research institution. Start your search now. . Many applications will be due in January – February 2018 for summer 2018 experiences.

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at The University of Washington(DDCSP@UW) is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohort!

  • DDCSP@UW is a paid, two-summer experiential learning experience that explores conservation across themes of climate, water, food and ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest. By exploring intersections of biodiversity conservation and environmental justice across both urban and rural contexts, emerging scholars develop skills and perspectives needed to expand and redefine what it means to be a “conservation professional”.
  • Open to freshman or sophomore with a passion for conservation and environmental justice
  • Scholars will have all travel, food and lodging paid during their 8-week summer experience and will receive a stipend of $4,000 ($500/week) for total of $8,000.
  • Applications due: February 5
  • Learn more and APPLY here!  Any questions can be directed to

Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture Program

  • The Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture Program offers successful internship candidates the opportunity to enhance their career in agriculture by providing practical real-world experiences in a professional work environment.
  • Duration:  May – August 2018
  • Program Housing: The Institute will provide accommodations.
  • Hourly Rate: $12.00 per hour (with housing) or $14.00 per hour (without housing).  Lloyd Noble Scholars earn approximately $4,800 for the 10-week program
  • Application deadline: February 6, 2018.
  • More information on the Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture program, please visit

Renk Scholarship Program

  • Are you currently majoring in Agricultural & Applied Economics or Agricultural Business Management; or pursuing a Certificate in Business Management for Agricultural & Life Sciences?
  • Will you have completed at least 24 credits at UW-Madison by the end of this spring semester?
  • Do you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher?

If so, you’re eligible to apply for the Renk Scholarship Program!

To find out more, visit:

Contact Jeremy Beach at with questions.

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Food Research Institute Undergraduate Research Program in Food Safety

Dates: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 through Friday, July 27, 2018

Stipend: $4,000

Each summer, FRI supports talented UW–Madison undergraduate students seeking a B.S. degree as FRI Research Scholars. The students work full-time on a project related to food safety in the research laboratory of an FRI mentor, learn about current food safety issues through weekly seminars, and take field trips to food production facilities and laboratories.

Applications for the 2018 program are being accepted through February 9, 2018. Please visit our website for more information:

Please contact FRI Outreach Program Manager Adam Borger at or 608-263-7062 with any questions.