Maryland Sea Grant offers fifteen students the opportunity to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay. During the 12-week program, each student works with a mentor on an individual research project. It’s a special opportunity to develop your research skills and interests by working with top science mentors studying America’s largest estuary.
Each REU fellow will receive:
Research areas include:
We seek students majoring in marine science, ecology, environmental science, biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, and mathematics.
Students from colleges and universities where research opportunities are limited and from groups underrepresented in marine and coastal science are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have completed at least two years of study towards (but not yet completed) a bachelor’s degree. Preference is given to students who are rising seniors.
Interested students are required to submit:
Learn more about how to apply to the program.
For more information about the program, please contact:
Dr. Michael Allen, Associate Director for Research & Administration
Ms. Aliya Mejias, Graduate Assistant
Maryland Sea Grant College
5825 University Research Court, Suite 1350
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 405-7500
Funding for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates site is provided by the National Science Foundation's Division of Ocean Science's located in Arlington, Virginia (Grant OCE-1756244). The NSF contact for this program is Elizabeth Rom. NSF does not handle REU applications; please contact each REU site directly for application information.