Undergraduate Research Scholarships



Call for Proposals: Lee Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship

Dear Undergraduate Students & Faculty,

Below is the call for applications for the new William A. Lee Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship for Summer 2018. This competitive program allows undergraduate students to propose, in collaboration with a faculty member, for a $7,500 stipend to support summer research experience. This program is open to all undergraduate students majoring in the Physical Sciences, to work with a faculty member within the Physical Sciences.

Students applying for this program are required to work with a faculty member to develop a research proposal and get that faculty member’s endorsement of the proposal.

Instructions for applications are provided in the attached Call for Proposals.

Applications are due March 9, 2018; 5:00 PM.

Students apply through the following website:  https://goo.gl/forms/81K7vvfRx5MS57VC3
Please send application materials or other inquiries to Sylvia de la Sancha:  DPSexecassist@ucsd.edu

Best Regards,

Steve Boggs

Steven E. Boggs
Dean, Division of Physical Sciences

Chancellor’s Associates Endowed Chair in Physics
University of California, San Diego

Barry Goldwater Scholarship


2016 SCI Internship Applications due December 15, 2015

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Undergraduate Students!  We have a terrífic internship opportunity for you.  This is open to chemistry and chemical engineering majors who are US citizens or permanent residents with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. If you’re interested please visit www.acs.org/SCI for more information.

Applications for the SCI Scholars 2016 summer internship program are due December 15, 2015.

In this prestigious program, about 30 chemistry and chemical engineering majors will be selected for 10-week Summer 2016 internships. Winners will receive

  • $6,000-$10,000+ stipend, depending on the internship
  • Additional benefits for some internships
  • Certificate of recognition
  • Additional $1,000, which can be used for any purpose, such as participation at an ACS or AIChE meeting
  • Opportunity to nominate an inspiring high school chemistry teacher for recognition with a certificate and $1,000


SCI Scholars is a summer internship program supported by the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Please contact the SCI Scholars program (SCI@acs.org; 202-872-6108) with any questions or comments.

Interested in Learning Mora about Medical School?

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Have you heard of “dry water”? Do you have innovative ideas on how this new science can be used?

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There’s a new challenge up on the website, through Evonik Industries: What’s the next great use for dry water?

They offer up to $1000 in prizes, and there are 7 days left to apply!

Click the link below for more information:

Questions about the contest or MindSumo can be directed to: aaron@mindsumo.com

Good luck!

UC San Diego, César E. Chávez Undergraduate Student Essay Contest Award

The César E. Chávez Planning Committee at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) has established a UCSD Undergraduate Student Essay Contest Award in honor of César E. Chávez.  The award will recognize students who have demonstrated commitment to the advancement of César’s core values at UCSD and abroad.  Winners will receive the monetary prizes and recognition in UCSD media publications. Prize Recipients will also receive a special invitation to attend the César E. Chávez Celebration Kickoff Luncheon on Wednesday, April, 1st in the Price Center Ballroom.
All submitted essays will become the property of the University. A panel of UCSD volunteer judges will select the winners. Essay Contest recipients will be notified by March 13th. Please direct all questions to chanintern@ucsd.edu.

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