The University of Iowa is proud of its Summer Undergraduate Research Programs for non-UI students.  Whatever your major, there is something for you here. 

Click on a program to find out more!

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) 

*All NSF REU programs include stipend, room, and board

Evolutionary Biology

Application open through February 1, 2022.
Program Dates TBA

Interdisciplinary Geospatial Approaches to Watershed Science (I-GAWS)

Application and Program Dates TBA

Microbiology

Application opens December 2021
Program Dates: May 23-July 29, 2022

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Application and Program Dates TBA

Computing for Health and Well Being

Application and Program Dates TBA

Computational Bioengineering

Application open through February 1, 2022 
Program Dates TBA

 


Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) 

Apply November 1, 2021 through February 10, 2022
Program Dates TBA

*Disciplines: STEM, Humanities, Social Sciences
The UI Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is an award-winning eight-week program designed to provide promising underrepresented undergraduate students with in-depth research experiences.

Summer Undergraduate MSTP Research Program (SUMR)

Apply through February 1, 2022
Program dates: June 6, 2022-July 29, 2022

*Disciplines: MD/PhD career-track students
The University of Iowa SUMR Program offers an intensive experience for highly motivated undergraduates interested in future combined MD/PhD training for a career as a physician-scientist.

Biochemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (BSURF)

Application opens December, 2021

*Discipline: Biochemistry
The Biochemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (BSURF), intended for students outside of the University of Iowa, is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students to gain hands-on experience in an active research laboratory, under the direction of an established scientist.

Biomedical Scholars Summer Undergraduate Research Program (BSSURP)

Application opens November 1, 2021
Program Dates (Tentative): May 23, 2022 - July 29, 2022

*Disciplines: Biomedical Sciences (Free Radical and Radiation Biology, Genetics, Human Toxicology, Immunology, Molecular Medicine, Neuroscience)
The Biomedical Scholars Summer Undergraduate Research Program allows scholars to pursue broad research interests in modern biomedical research, which they may not have opportunities to pursue extensively in undergraduate coursework.