URECA Summer Program - Applications due March 15!
May 28 - August 2, 2013
The URECA (Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities) Program enables SB students to engage in full-time faculty-mentored research or creative activity for ten weeks. At the end of the ten-week period, the URECA participants will prepare abstracts of their work which will be published in the annual URECA Collected Abstracts collection. They will also be required to present their work at the University's Celebration of Undergraduate Research & Creativity in the spring.
URECA Summer Research Program participants receive a $3,500 stipend. URECA students may opt to live on-campus during the URECA fellowship period but will responsible for paying their housing bill and should consult the Campus Residences Website for online housing forms, rates, and housing-related questions.
This program is open to all Stony Brook undergraduates except those graduating in May 2013. Applications should be submitted with an intended sponsor/mentor and project.
URECA participants who wish to take classes or work at another job [limited hours only] during the program should obtain written permission from their faculty mentor and notify URECA.
The application packet consists of the following items: a completed application form; a typed attachment outlining the applicant's prior research experience, personal statement and research project proposal (see application); a transcript (unofficial); a letter from the sponsoring faculty member; and a supplemental form (recommended)
The sponsoring faculty member's letter should comment on the student's research or creative capabilities and potential to carry out the specified project.
Candidates should submit one copy of the completed application by March 15th to URECA, Melville Library N-3070-3071, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-3357.
URECA Summer application (2013) + supplement
Note: Your mentor may prefer to email the letter of recommendation directly to Karen Kernan at: firstname.lastname@example.org