Please note the upcoming deadline for UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER research exchange grants from the Evo-Devo-Eco Network (EDEN) is March 11, 2014. EDEN is a program funded by the National Science Foundation of the USA. The goal of this program is to train undergraduates in the field of Evo-Devo-Eco, with an emphasis on emerging model systems.
Eligible students should be undergraduates of any nationality at any college or university, including liberal arts colleges, community colleges, and universities, both within and outside of the U.S.. Eligible host labs should be conducting research using new and emerging model organism and must be at a U.S.-based institution. If the proposed host lab is working on a well-established model organism, your application must explain how the techniques or skills that you learn in the host lab will be applied to work on new or emerging model organisms at your home institution.
Students may apply to work in a lab that is at their home institution, as long as the proposed research involves new and emerging model organisms. However, in cases where all other aspects of applications are considered to be equally competitive, preference will be given to applicants who propose to travel to a lab that is not at their home institution.
Please visit http://edenrcn.com/funding/ugrad_internships.html for complete program details.
For examples of previous undergraduate projects supported by EDEN, please visit http://edenrcn.com/ree/undergrad.html.