List of undergraduate research programs and fellowships
Last update January 2010

William&Mary Charles Center Summer Scholarship

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) Undergraduate Fellowship

(deadline - February 8, 2010)


NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP)

(deadline - January 22, 2010)


NASA Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars Program

(deadline - February 1, 2010)


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program

(deadline - February 17, 2010)


Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program (SULI)

(deadline - February 1, 2010)


Several undergraduate research opportunities in Fermi Lab:


The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Program (deadline - February 2, 2010)


The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Minority Undergraduate Summer Experience Program (MUSE) (deadline - February 2, 2010)


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Education and Research Funding Opportunities (deadline January 5, 2010)


APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women


Research Internships in Science and Engineering Program

U.S. student and faculty researchers have a unique opportunity to participate in a prestigious international research opportunity. Research locations include top national laboratories, federal research centers, academic research institutes, and private R&D laboratories in India.



NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site search


William&Mary REU program

(Hint: you can maximize your chances to be accepted if you make arrangements with one of the Physics professors beforehand!)


Other local REU sites


Old Dominion University - Accelerator and Nuclear Physics


Hampton University - Atmospheric and Planetary Science


Norfolk State University - Center for Material Research


Also, ARC center in Jefferson Lab routinely hires research helpers and technicians.

Their web site is and Amy Wilkerson is a good contact there.