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Deadline Approaching for Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Scholarship Program

12:00 pm, Fri February 13, 2015 – The application window for Stone Lab’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Scholarship Program closes at 5 p.m. Friday, February 20, 2015

Columbus, OH The application window for Stone Lab’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Scholarship Program closes at 5 p.m. Friday, February 20, 2015.

The REU program at Ohio State University’s Stone Lab allows undergraduate students from across the country to complete a five-week independent field research project with a Stone Lab faculty mentor while taking classes at the lab.

Students will lead projects in the fields of fisheries research/management, herpetology, ichthyology, limnology and ornithology. The projects require hands-on fieldwork and data collection and include a written paper and an oral presentation. Following the summer, many students attend local and regional conferences related to their work and co-author scientific journal articles about their projects.

Those chosen for the program receive in-state tuition for the 2-credit research experience, in-state tuition for one five-week, 4-credit course, the lab fee, and room and meals.

Required materials for REU applications include: ” A cover letter (2-page maximum) ” A resume ” College transcripts ” Two letters of recommendation ” A Stone Lab Course Application

More details about the program are available at stonelab.osu.edu/reu. To apply, visit stonelab.osu.edu/applynow.

Located on the 6.5-acre Gibraltar Island in Put-in-Bay harbor, Stone Laboratory is Ohio State’s Island Campus on Lake Erie and the research, education, and outreach facility of the Ohio Sea Grant College Program. Established in 1895, Stone Laboratory is the oldest freshwater biological field station in the United States and the center of Ohio State University’s teaching and research on Lake Erie. Stone Lab offers 25 college-credit science courses each summer for undergraduate and graduate students, advanced high school students, and educators. For information on Stone Laboratory, visit stonelab.osu.edu.

Contact Stone Lab Columbus Office, 614-292-8949, stonelab@osu.edu

ARTICLE TITLE: Deadline Approaching for Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Scholarship Program PUBLISHED: 12:00 pm, Fri February 13, 2015 | MODIFIED: 12:20 pm, Thu May 21, 2015
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