REEU Summer Program in Water Quality, USA

The Research and Extension Experiential Learning for Undergraduate (REEU) Fellowships in Water Quality is currently open. Entries are accepted through 16 March 2018. To be eligible, candidates must be the citizens or permanent residents of the United States. They must be studying agriculture or environmental studies. A range of benefits will be given to the winning fellows.

Felloswship Description
The REEU Summer Program is a residential 5 week program open to Freshman and Sophomore undergraduates in agriculture science or environmental/agricultural engineering. The goals of the fellowship program are to: 1) provide hands-on learning experiences in water quality, 2) Expose students to careers in agricultural extension; and 3) provide a pathway to graduate school.

Award Value
Fellowship students will receive benefits as follow:

  • Hands-on education and research training in the area of water quality
  • Internships with agricultural extension specialists
  • 3-hours of college credit
  • $2,500 stipend
  • Free housing at Texas A&M University
  • Meal allowance of $150 per week
  • $250 travel allowance to participate in a water quality conference
  • Opportunity to go on the Belgium Environmental Science and Engineering Study Abroad program

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in agriculture and environmental studies.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Agriculture science or environmental/agricultural engineering major
  • Freshman or Sophomore classification
  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Preference will be given to students from an under-represented group (African-American, Hispanic, American Indian, first generation college student)

Applicants’ Nationality
Only the U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
Complete the application and necessary forms and submit as appropriate. The application deadline is March 16, 2018. Essays should be one page in length describing student’s research interests, career goal and related experience.

Important Dates
The closing date of application 16 March 2018 and the result notification will be announced in April 13, 2018.

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