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  • EPA Job Announcement: Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist

    This is an EPA job announcement for a position in their Superfund & Emergency Management Branch.  At the entry level of this position, you will:

    1. Assist senior Project Officer (PO) developing new contract, task order and Interagency Agreement packages to carry out a variety of tasks ranging from technical oversight of responsible parties to implementation of site remediation.
    2. Participate in activities related to the administration and close-out of contracts, task orders and IAs. 
    3. Make recommendations on contract management while providing information sharing links.
    4. Assist drafting materials and presentations to a variety of audiences including environmental engineers and scientists.

    If interested, apply at this link:

    The closing date is June 9, 2023.

  • Clean Energy Innovator Fellowship (CEIF) Program

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Grid Deployment Office (GDO) and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) are seeking candidates for the Clean Energy Innovator Fellowship program who have an interest in the clean energy transition.  Innovator Fellows will have a hands-on learning experience participating on projects that the Host Institutions identify as critical to enhancing grid resilience and/or advancing decarbonization while ensuring energy affordability and grid reliability.

    The fellowship is open to recent Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral graduates, and the tentative expected start date will be on or after September 5, 2023.

    The application and additional information can be found at:

    Application Deadline:  Monday, June 12, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

  • International Engagement and Clean Energy: Office of Integrated Strategies Opportunity

    The Office of Integrated Strategies (U.S. Department of Energy - EERE) is seeking multi-talented and adaptable Fellows to engage in international collaboration and engagement to further DOE’s Clean Energy Mission.  The location is in Washington, D.C., and you must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident and have completed, or be in the process of completing, a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree.

    The link to the Program Website can be found here:

    Apply at this link:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and selections start May 15th.

  • Register for the ORISE USDA Virtual Career Fair

    When: April 26, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Who: college students, recent graduates and postdocs  

    What: Join the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for virtual career fair highlighting fellowship opportunities for college students and postgraduates with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

  • IDEA Incubator for Porous Materials: Integrating Discovery, Engineering and Art @ Univ. of Kansas

    When: Extended application deadline is April 27, 2023, program is 10 weeks long from May 22 - July 28, 2023. Apply today!

    Who: Incoming sophomores and juniors studying chemistry, chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, biomedical engineering, bioengineering or a closely related field with a GPA of 2.6 or better, regardless of research experience

    What: The IDEA Incubator is an exciting program that seeks to nurture innovations in porous materials by ‘Integrating Discovery, Engineering and Art’ (IDEA). Students will participate in 'unseminars' designed to improve scientific communication to a wide range of audiences through art. Workshops will bridge engineering and art through a variety of forms such as print screening, drawings, storyboards, and more. These sessions will build student confidence and enhance their public speaking skills. The education component of this REU utilizes art as a tool to help students contextualize their research projects with a sense of scale. The research projects will all relate to porous media.  

  • Apply Now! Fall 2023 Internship Opportunities at DOE National Laboratories

    When: The application deadline is May 25, 2023, at 5 p.m. ET. 

    Who: Applicants, including freshmen, must have completed at least 6 credit hours of postsecondary courses in science, mathematics, engineering, or technology disciplines, and must have completed at least 12 credit hours towards a degree by the time they apply

    What: The Community College Internships (CCI) and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) programs are now accepting applications for spring 2023! These programs, sponsored and managed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with DOE national laboratories, provide internship opportunities at national labs for college students and recent graduates.

    Click here to find out more and/or apply!

  • Learn about Graduate School at Purdue!

    When: GradTrack Scholars application deadline is April 12, 2023, and the Virtual Graduate Showcase will take place October 1-2, 2023

    Who: Underrepresented undergraduate engineering students interested in graduate study

    What: Purdue Engineering is offering two free upcoming events to learn more about graduate school

    1. Purdue Engineering GradTrack Scholars
    If you identify as an underrepresented undergraduate student in engineering, then this online mentoring cohort is for you!

    • Demystify graduate school, summer research programs, and the application process (specific dates/times are on our website:
    • Learn from mentors who are current Purdue Engineering BIPOC graduate students.
    • Be part of a supportive and limited cohort.
    • Finish the program with completed documents for a competitive graduate school application or summer research application.
    • We encourage you to also simultaneously apply for a free visit to Purdue's Campus through the Graduate Diversity Visitation program (GDVP). 
    • And more!

    Fun Fact: The GradTrack Scholars program has been recognized nationally and was recently awarded the 2023 CoNECD Program of the Year. Be part of the GradTrack Scholars family!

    Learn more and apply by April 12, 2023 (less than 
    1 week!):

    2. Purdue Engineering Virtual Graduate Showcase
    Join our mailing list here
    Save the date for October 1-2, 2023. Open to all! Meet Purdue Engineering Graduate Programs and Faculty, and learn about graduate research and summer undergraduate research programs at Purdue. Free, online, and interactive. Sign up for our mailing list to receive event updates and be notified when registration opens.

    Learn more:

  • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies Office Fellow Opportunity

    Application Deadline *Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Who should apply? Qualified candidates will have a strong technical background in an engineering field or applicable physical sciences (e.g. materials, chemistry, and physics) and preferably experience in industry.  

    What is it? The Advanced Manufacturing and Manufacturing Technologies Office (AMMTO) is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) AMMTO is dedicated to improving energy and material efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness of manufacturing, including driving industrial decarbonization. We also invest in manufacturing innovation to accelerate and strengthen clean energy technology manufacturing, material supply chains and the broader clean economy, supporting the growth of a modern, equitable manufacturing industry.  Current priority topics for AMMTO  include industrial decarbonization, critical materials, sustainable materials, supply chains, energy storage manufacturing, and the energy-water nexus. 

    Apply Today! 

    Program Website:

    Questions? Email DOE-RPP@orise.orau.govPlease list the reference code [DOE-EERE-STP-AMMTO-2023-1000] for this opportunity in the subject line of your email. 

  • Cornell University: (FLAME) Summer Program

    Application Deadline: Application are being considered on a rolling basis, program runs June 4 to August 4, 2023

    Who should apply? Students  from backgrounds historically underrepresented in engineering, interested in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Energy and Sustainability, Robotics and Autonomy, and Space Science and Engineering

    What is it? This program provides students with a mentored research experience and the opportunity to be considered for fast-tracked/prioritized admission into the Ph.D. programs in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell, and to receive tailored programmatic and financial support. The FLAME Summer Program is still considering applications on a rolling basis 

  • National Name Exchange

    Who should enter? Qualifying students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above, and be from a group historically underrepresented in higher education  

    What is it? The Graduate College invites UIUC undergraduate students to enroll in the National Name Exchange. The National Name Exchange was established to help match graduate schools with students from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups interested in graduate education.

  • ILIPA MG Virtual Career Panel 2023: Careers in Patent Law

    When? Thursday, April 6, 2023

    Who? Minority in Engineering (MIE), Women in Engineering (WIE), Underrepresented in Engineering, and STEM Students at UIUC

    What? The Illinois IP Alliance (ILIPA) cordially invites you to please join us for a lively discussion about careers in patent law. Our participants are committed to increasing diversity in the field of patent law and are excited to share their experiences and various paths to patent law. Some topics will include patent law careers in which a legal degree is not needed, along with patent lawyer careers in both a law firm and in-house environment. Learn from the panelists’ experiences about opportunities in patent law to achieve successful careers in this exciting area. Special thanks to Professor Joe Bradley at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for this opportunity.   

    Click the link below to register for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

    Reach out to Meggan Duffy with any questions.  

  • Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office Fellow Opportunity

    When? Applications reviewed on a rolling basis, apply now!

    Who? All grades (18yrs +) majoring in Materials Science, Physics, or Chemistry*

    What? IEDO is seeking talented and passionate ORISE Fellows that can support technical, programmatic, strategic, and policy efforts that will meet clean energy goals and drive innovation in U.S. manufacturing. Fellows will collaborate closely with IEDO staff – including several former Fellows – and will develop a broad understanding of the potential of new technologies as well as the barriers to technology deployment. Read article to find out more or click here.


    Application Deadline March 31, 2023

    Who should apply? Sophomores and juniors who are or have Latinx background/roots and identify as female and are majoring in any of the following: Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or Project Engineering

    What? Latina Engineer is happy to announce 2023 partnership with GE Appliances, a Haier company to bring you more scholarship opportunities this year. GE Appliances will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships through the Diana Iracheta Foundation NFP 501c(3) for the purpose of supporting Latina studying engineering.

    Click here to apply!

  • DOE Science, Technology and Policy Opportunity - Office of Technology Transitions (OTT)

    Application Deadline 3/31/2023 3:00:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

    Who should apply? Level 1 candidates must have a bachelor's degree received in a scientific- or energy-relevant, technical subject area within the past five years.

    What is it?  The fellowship is offering four (4) candidates the opportunity to learn about the federal government and its role in commercializing energy technology with the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington, D.C. You will participate in projects and activities in support of commercialization goals across the research, development, demonstration, and deployment continuum by guiding strategy, conducting analysis and designing and implementing funding programs in the following areas:

    Commercialization Programs

    Technology Transfer Policy

    Market Analysis

  • New Economic Justice and Clean Energy: Integrated Strategies Office Opportunity

    When? Selections Start April 15th! (Applications reviewed on a rolling basis)

    Who? Recent grads in an energy-relevant field of science, engineering or other highly quantitative field such as economics, current students may be considered for short term appointments 

    What? The EERE STP Program provides an opportunity for highly talented scientists and engineers to participate in policy-related projects at DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Washington, D.C. and Golden, CO site office.

    Program Website:

    Questions? Email Please list the reference code [DOE-EERE-STP-IS-2023-2000] for this opportunity in the subject line of your email.

  • ITI's Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Information Session

    When? Tuesday, March 28, 5:45 p.m.

    What? Certificate in Cybersecurity Information Session

    Who? Undergraduate student, students who have already completed some or all of the requirements prior to applying are encouraged to apply

    The Information Trust Institute (ITI) will be hosting an information session for its undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity program. Please join us for pizza and to learn more about this program.

    Location: Room 1232 CSL Studio - (North Campus Parking Garage – South Side – Middle Entrance) - 1206 W. Clark St. Urbana, Illinois

    **no online option**

    More information about the requirements for earning the Certificate can be found:

    If you are unable to attend the information session and have questions, write to

  • GFX is hiring New Student Registration assistants!

    Application Deadline: March 24, 2023

    When? Summer 2023

    See flyer for more details

  • FBI Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) Research Opportunity

    *Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.

    Who should apply? students within one year of completing their degree or recent grads in computer, information, and data sciences, earth and geosciences, life health and medical sciences, mathematics and statistics

    What is it? The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) consists of a cadre of special agents and professional support personnel who provide expertise in crisis management, hostage rescue, surveillance and aviation, hazardous devices mitigation, crisis negotiations, behavioral analysis, and tactical operations.

    Click on article to find out more!

  • 2023 La Casa Cultural Latina Scholarship

    Application Deadline:  April 1st

    Who should apply? Current, full-time, undergraduate Latinx students at UIUC

    What is it? This scholarship is designed to provide aid to our current, full-time, undergraduate Latinx students who struggle to achieve their goal of graduating due to financial hardships (regardless of citizenship status). Academic merit, social engagement, and financial need will be considered for all scholarship applicants.


  • New Mexico Lab-Embedded Entrepreneur Program (NM-LEEP)

    Application Cycle: The annual application cycle is open for nine weeks, opening February 15 until Monday, April 17, 2023 at 11:59PM MT.

    Who should apply? U.S. Citizen entrepreneurs with a feasible technological innovation ithat has gained some traction and are in need of investors, willing to relocated to Northern New Mexico for the duration ofthe two year program

    What is it? The New Mexico Lab-Embedded Entrepreneur Program (NM-LEEP) matches entrepreneurs with seed capital, a large network of mentors, customers, and investors and the unique expertise and resources of Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos) and Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia).

    Click article to find out more!

  • University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences summer 2023 REU programs

    Data-driven Materials Design, Apply by Wednesday, March 1, 2023

    Frontier Technologies in Biometrics and Authentication, Apply by Wednesday, March 15, 2023

    All engineering majors welcome to apply

    The University at Buffalo offers several REU programs at our suburban Buffalo campus. Read article for more in dept REU descriptions, and students can apply online.

  • Low-Income Community Solar and Energy Assistance Fellowship

    Application Deadline - March6th, 2023 @ 5:00pm EST

    The DC Department of Energy and Environment is seeking a fellow with experience in data management and analysis, program evaluation using performance data and indicators, with preference for coding experience in R, Python, or Strata. The Illinois Power Agency and the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission are both seeking fellows with experience and education in stakeholder engagement and community outreach and education.

    The Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is now accepting applications for the Low-Income Community Solar and Energy Assistance Fellowship. This fellowship will enable you to spend up to two years embedded with in host organizations in participating pilot regions.



  • Graduate Diversity Visitation Program (GDVP)

    Application Deadline: April 14, 2023

    The GDVP introduces students to the Purdue University Graduate School and gives them the opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, and students in their program of interest. We particularly encourage students from historically underrepresented racial/ethnic communities to apply. The program’s professional development, networking, and orientation opportunities give GDVP participants a significant advantage over their peers during the graduate application process.

  • New FBI Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit Fellowship

    *Applications accepted on a rolling basis

    Students must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university pursuing a degree in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), and must maintain satisfactory progress in academic coursework.

    As a participant with the Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit’s (CFSRU) Visiting Scientist Program (VSP), you will have an opportunity to enhance your professional development and increase your research capabilities and contributions by participating in forensic research initiatives utilizing state-of-the-art equipment under the mentorship of CFSRU scientists. The VSP will expose you to a research environment in a high security government facility and provides an opportunity to perform research in areas of interest unique to law enforcement and national security.

    Apply Today!


  • Kick-Start Your Career with P&G

    Application Deadline: March 6, 2023

    Your29 has partnered with P&G to curate 2 special programs for engineering students just like you. Both programs give you the opportunity to shadow experienced engineering professionals and receive mentorship from top executives and leaders at P&G for FREE.

    Flyer is attached

  • Samvid Scholarship Info Session

    When: Feb 24, 2023   3:00 - 4:00 pm   

    Who: Graduating seniors pursuing a MD, MBA, JD, MPP, MPH, EdD, or MS/MA in social sciences or STEM fields

    Whether you've already applied to graduate programs or not, you may want to look into the Samvid Scholarship, which provides up to $100,000 for two years of graduate study leading to one of the following degrees: MD, MBA, JD, MPP, MPH, EdD, or MS/MA in social sciences or STEM fields. This award can fund graduate studies at any US university. US citizens and DACA recipients are eligible to apply. 

    Join the National and International Scholarships Program for an informational session on this scholarship where we review eligibility requirements, application components, and tips for prospective applicants.

    Samvid Scholarship Information Session:

    When: Feb 24, 2023   3:00 - 4:00 pm   Where: 514 IUB (Bookstore building; entrance nearest Coble Hall) 

    We hope you'll join us! 

    Please direct any questions to

  • Syracuse University LSAMP Research Program

    Application Deadline: March 1, 2023

    Eligable Majors: Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Engineering (Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical), Information Sciences, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Nutrition Sciences, Physics, Statistics, Systems Science

    The Syracuse University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Program is a paid summer research opportunity that provides undergraduate scholars with the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty and staff as well as network with others in their field of interest. Student scholars have the opportunity to conduct and present research over a ten-week period under the direction of a faculty research mentor at Syracuse University.

    Through this program, scholars will gain theoretical knowledge and practical training in academic research and scientific experimentation. The SU LSAMP research program was developed to aid in the retention of historically underrepresented groups in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

    The 2023 Summer REU program will be June 5-August 11.



  • Illinois Cyber Security Scholars Program (ICSSP) Information Session

    Application Deadline: March 31, 2023

    Would you like to attend UIUC tuition-free? What if you could even get paid to go to school?

    We would like to invite those who are interested in applying to attend the information session on Thursday, March 2, at 5:00 to 6:45 pm in 2405 Siebel Center. Pizza will be provided!

    This NSF-funded CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program provides scholarships to admitted, full-time UIUC students interested in cybersecurity.

    Benefits include:

    Full tuition and fee waiverStipend, allowance, and professional development fundsResearch experience with security expertsExpertise in a growing professional field

    To  learn more, visit: 

    Applicants must be US citizens or legal permanent residents.

  • Apply Today! New Commercial Buildings Integration Fellow

    Application Deadline: rolling basis

    Majors: Business, Communications and Graphics Design, Computer, Information, and Data Sciences, Earth and Geosciences, Engineering, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Life Health and Medical Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Other Non-S&E, Other Physical Sciences, Other S&E-Related, Physics, Social and Behavioral Sciences

    The participant will engage and interact closely with Building Technologies Office (BTO) staff and National laboratory scientists on research and development of technology for building systems integration and optimization to produce significant energy savings in the commercial real estate market. During their appointment, participants undergo a full immersion experience in Commercial Building Initiative's (CBI) technical projects and activities, interacting with experts in academia, industry and at the national labs.  Participants may also engage with other programs at the Department of Energy and across the Federal government. 


  • Upcoming Webinar - Navigating the Zintellect Application Process! Feb 23 3pm EST

    Are you interesting in applying to internship and fellowship programs? We understand that getting started can be the hardest part, which is why you should join us on February 23, 2023 at 3:00pm EST for the ORISE presentation on Navigating the Zintellect Application Process!

    This session will cover tips and tricks to help get you started on that application for your next opportunity. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and receive live feedback. ORISE has over 700 opportunities currently recruiting, so don't wait!

  • Upcoming EPA Hiring Outreach Events

    U.S. EPA Recruitment Webinar Series for Minority Serving Institutions:

    EPA is hosting special recruitment events for students and alumni of HBCUs & Predominantly Black Institutions; Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions & Tribal Colleges; Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institutions; and Hispanic Serving Institutions! All students are welcome to join, regardless of the community with which you identify. We'll introduce you to, walk you through the application process, and provide real time opportunities to which you may apply!

    **This event just passed, but you can view the recording through this link:  Click Here to Join the Meeting

    We're seeking climate-minded students and recent grads to apply for dozens of openings across the nation. Interested in air and well-studied in the sciences? This event is for you! We'll show you how to have a successful application and what opportunities we have available in real time!


  • Apply Today! New Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) Fellow

    *Deadline June 15, 2023*

    Majors: energy-relevant field of science, engineering or other highly quantitative field such as economics

    The Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is now accepting applications for the 2023 EERE Science, Technology and Policy Opportunity - Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). As a member of the team, you will engage and interact closely with Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) staff and National Laboratory scientists on research and development of technology for building systems integration and optimization to produce significant energy savings in the commercial real estate market.

    SETO applications are reviewed (and offers are made) two times per year with an application deadline for this opportunity on June 15th, 2023. Recommendations are due June 18th, 2023, so make sure your recommendations have been received by then in order for your application to be considered. The application review process takes approximately 3-4 months.

  • Internships at Constellation

    High School Senior, Bachelors or Masters Engineering Student

    Majors: Electrical, Mechanical, Nuclear, Civil, or Chemical Engineering.

    Constellation is an energy solutions company currently seeking highly motivated engineering students for Summer Engineering Internships for 2023 to work in person and hybrid at our Illinois Nuclear Generating Stations. These paid internships will last approximately 10 weeks (approx dates 6/5/2023 - 8/11/2023).  Interns will work on specificprojects, designed to help them gain real-world, hands-on experience working independently under an assigned supervisor.

    Find out more and apply at

  • Jobs at GTI Energy

    Related majors: mechanical, electrical, chemical engineering, chemsitry majors, microbiology, biological science

    Since 1941, GTI Energy has contributed to the strengthening of energy systems and the communities they serve. As a leading research and training organization, we are focused on developing, scaling, and deploying energy transition solutions that improve lives, economies, and the environment. GTI Energy leverages the expertise of our trusted team of scientists, engineers, and partners to deliver impactful innovations needed for low-carbon, low-cost energy systems worldwide.

    Visit to view their job listings!

  • Bridge to PhD @ Columbia University

    Application deadline: February 17th, 2023

    Majors: Astronomy, Biological Sciences, Chemsitry, Earth, Environmental, & Climate Sciences, Economics, Biomedical engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, Computer science, Earth & environmental engineering, Industrial engineering & operations research, and Mechanical engineering, Physics, Psychology, Statistics

    Interested in funded post-baccalaureate opportunities in STEM at Columbia University? The application for Columbia University's Bridge to Ph.D. Programs in STEM is now open until February 17th, 2023! To learn more about this Program and its application process, please visit: or see the flyer and consider applying!

  • University of Arkansas - Separations and Commercialization ChemE REU

    Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 28, 2023

    Majors: chemical engineering, bioengineering, biology, chemistry, materials science, physics, or related majors are welcome to apply!

    The program runs from May 22, 2023- July 28, 2023. 

    The Separations & Commercialization REU program will offer research experiences in laboratories that are working towards the goals of improving separation efficiency and reducing separation processing costs to a diverse group of undergraduate students. Participants will interact with faculty and graduate students to plan and execute a 10-week research project. A unique component of this REU program is the commercialization assessment training (CAT) series that will prepare them to think about the potential commercialization of traditional hypothesis-driven research early in the process. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with industry leaders in the separation field through the CAT series, industrial mentorships, as well as industrial site visits locally and in Texas.


  • Scholarships for Continuing Students

    Application will open February 14, 2023.

    All engineering majors welcome to apply!*

    Information sessions 12/16-12/17 Grainger Engineering Library Room 433

    The Grainger College of Engineering awarded over 300 applicants scholarships for the academic year 2022-2023 through Scholarships for Continuing Students. Grainger Engineering scholars earned scholarships from $500 to $10,000 based upon the strength of their application. There are 4 types of scholarships which include named scholarships, corporate scholarships, unrestricted scholarships, and scholarships set up for specific student organizations. Scholarships are for one academic year, unless otherwise noted on your scholarship notification.

    Recommender’s webform will open February 14, 2023 with a deadline of March 6, 2023.

  • DaRin Butz Foundation Research Scholars

    Application Deadline: March 31

    Areospace, electrical, computer, materials science, and nuclear engineering majors welcome to apply!

    $5000 awards are given to women undergraduates in computer science, physics, and select engineering disciplines (Aerospace, Electrical, Computer, Materials Science, Nuclear) to do 10 weeks of research on campus in summer (Approximately 30 – 35 hours/week) or to defer to do research in the fall and spring semesters if needed. Four (4) undergraduate scholars will be selected for 2023-2024.


  • Join the Illinois Scholars Undergraduate Research (ISUR) Program!

    Application Deadline: March 31, all engineering majors

    A minimum of $1000 per year is awarded to Grainger Engineering undergraduate students doing research in the fall and spring semesters. Funding is available for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who commit to two semesters of conducting research. Women, first-generation students, and students from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply for the 2023-2024 cohort.


    For inquiries about this opportunity, students can email

  • Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars

    Application Deadline: March 8

    Physics, chemistry, math, computer science, all engineering majors are welcome to apply 

    Awards are given to support women undergraduates seeking to study or teach science, mathematics, and/or engineering via the research pathway to graduate studies. More than eight (8) women in science (i.e., physics and chemistry), math, computer science, and engineering fields will be selected for the 2023 – 2024 cohort. Up to $12,000 will be awarded to selected scholars: $5,000 for the fall and spring semesters (At least 10 hours/week doing research) and $7,000 for 10 weeks in the summer (Approximately 30-35 hours/week doing research).


    For inquiries about this opportunity, students can email

  • Summer REU at Cornell: Upcoming Deadlines!

    Future Leaders in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (FLAME) (deadline extended to February 17)

    Cornell GeoPaths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem (deadline February 15)

    Cornell LSAMP REU (deadline March 1)

    The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell FLAME program (linked above) has just extended their deadline to February 17, and the following additional programs affiliated with Cornell’s Diversity Programs in Engineering office have upcoming deadlines. Read the article to find out more about these programs.

  • AWS AI and ML Scholarship Program

    The AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship program, in collaboration with Udacity, aims to help underserved and underrepresented high school and college students learn foundational ML concepts to prepare them for careers in AI and ML.  

    Scholarship Timeline (2023 Summer Program)

    February 1, 2023 - Complete scholarship prerequisities on AWS DeepRacer Student to unlock your unique code and finish your application. 

    May 31, 2023 - Last day to submit your application for the summer cohort. 1,000 students will be selected to receive a scholarship to the 2023 summer program. 

    June 14, 2023 - Scholarship Nanodegree program: AI Programming with Python begins.

  • EERE Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office Summer Internships

    Deadline (Extended): February 10, 2023 | 5:00 PM EST

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office (AMMTO) offers three summer internships in Energy Storage, High Performance Computing, and Robotics. Each internship is a 10-week (May – September 2023), hands-on, practical experience designed to provide opportunities for students and recent graduates to intern at one of the 17 U.S. National Laboratories.

    How to Apply

    Each program requires a separate application. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at:

    Energy Storage -

    High Performance Computing -

    Robotics -


    Applications and recommendations are due February 10, 2023, 5:00 PM EST.

    For more informationContact us at

  • DOE Omni Technology Alliance Internship Program


    The DOE Omni Technology Alliance Internship Program provides paid 10-week summer internships for up to three consecutive summers for talented undergraduate and graduate students in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and other related fields.

    For more information, visit the program website at

  • Purdue Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

    The Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is a pathway to graduate education at Purdue University. This program is designed to provide equal access and opportunities to underrepresented and diverse students by preparing students for Graduate School by offering eight-weeks intensive research experiences, and graduate school resources that contributes to student's professional and academic growth.

    The 2023 SROP Application Portal is currently open. Applications will be accepted until February 11, 2023.  Letters of recommendation are due by March 1, 2023. Offer letters will be sent throughout March 2023. Contact with questions.

  • Cornell LSAMP REU and new program in Geosciences

    Cornell Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE) is recruiting for two summer research opportunities, please circulate the announcement to eligible undergraduates. The deadlines are February 15th or March 1st.

    Cornell LSAMP REUCornell Geo

    Paths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem

    Cornell Geopaths Geoscience Learning Ecosystem

    Program Dates: 4 June – 4 August 2023

    Application Deadline: 15 February


    Cornell University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Research Experience for Undergraduates

    Program Dates: 4 June - 4 August 2023

    Application Deadline: 1 March


  • NCSA is offering two summer programs

    • Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) The Future of Discovery: Training Students to Build and Apply Open Source Machine Learning Models and Tools (FODOMMaT) program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is seeking students to apply for a 10-week paid summer training experience in machine learning. Successful applicants will work full-time on one of cutting-edge FODOMMaT research projects that develop open-source machine learning models and tools and use them to solve real-world problems.
    • The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has a history of nurturing innovative concepts, and some of the best ideas have come from highly motivated, creative undergraduate students. The SPIN program will be accepting applicants for the Summer 2023 session starting from January 23, 2023

    If any questions, please contact Olena Kindratenko at

  • The NSF-funded Materials REU at the University of California, Irvine

    The NSF-funded Materials REU at the University of California, Irvine, is an 8-week, fully funded, summer research program with a focus on the design, synthesis, and characterization of new materials with novel functionalities for energy, healthcare, aerospace, and environmental sustainability.

    The program is intended for rising junior and senior undergraduates who are interested in attending graduate school in a STEM field. Students from underrepresented groups in STEM are particularly encouraged to apply.

    Program dates: June 25 – August 18, 2023

    Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023


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  • Reminder - 2023 HSF Scholar Application Deadline Is February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT

    Reminder - The 2023 HSF Scholar Program Application is now open and closes on February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT. We encourage you to share this opportunity with students in your network. 

    • Every year, HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants
    • HSF Scholars are a part of an unrivaled group of 25,000+ Scholars from 50 states, and more than 1,200 institutions, who make up the current HSF Scholar network
    • HSF Scholars have access to a network of over 65,000 HSF Alumni. HSF Alumni are leaders in their professions, communities, and the nation; many now serve as HSF mentors, career coaches, and volunteers
    • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training. Career services include access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners
    • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, Healthcare Summit, and Alumni Symposium
    • Exclusive access to the HSF Insider which shares invaluable information and select career opportunities with HSF corporate partners
    • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which ranges from $500-$5,000 and awarded directly to students.
    • Deadline: February 15, 2023, 5:00 PM PT
  • UCLA Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) & Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

    1. Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

    The UCLA Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, supported by Amazon, will provide students who are typically underrepresented in engineering and computer science an opportunity to conduct innovative and cutting-edge research. The program will admit 20 students and will run from June 25 – August 19, 2023.

    The SURE @UCLA application will be open from January 16 – April 2, 2023.

    2. Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

    The UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) is designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research. The tentative dates for SPUR 2023 are June 26 to August 18 (8-week programs) and June 26 to September 1 (10-week programs).

    The SPUR @ UCLA application will close March 31, 2023