Research and Creative Activity Opportunities Database

The Office of Student Research is dedicated to connecting students to research and creative activities within their field. The programs listed below are brief summaries for each program that is currently accepting applications.

STEM Summer Research Programs


If you are a student majoring within a STEM field, offers a database of opportunities for summer research that include stipends ranging from $3,000 to $5,000. Deadlines are fast approaching, so apply quickly.

If you would like more information or need assistance with identifying a program, please contact Liv Detrick (


Amgen Scholars Program

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 1st, 2018

The Amgen Scholars program is a national program designed to increase learning and networking opportunities for science or engineering majors. Students interested in research in any area of biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioengineering or chemical engineering, are encouraged to apply.

For more information please visit their webpage.

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Summer Research- Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)

Application Deadline: February 1st, 2018

The Summer Research- Early Identification Program is an 8-10 week fully paid summer internship program that provides undergraduates with traning and mentoring in research that prepares them to pursue Ph.D. or MD-Ph.D. programs. Students interested in the fields of life and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and the humanities should apply. There are over 20 insititutions across the country that are accepting applicants.

For more information, please visit their webpage.


Nebraska's Summer Research Program

Application Deadline: March 1st, 2018

At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, their Summer Research Program offers students an opportunity to advance their research skills and to experience life as a graduate student at a Big Ten university. Students will enhance their academic resume, work closely with faculty and peers, and have fun with social and professional development activities, all while receiving numerous benefits.

For more information, please visit their webpage.