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July 2010

Dear Students & Administrators:

Thank you for your interest in The University of Chicago. We do run a number of summer research program (listed below); however, please note that I we no longer run an SROP or a McNair Scholars Program. We have not run this program since 2007. We hope that you will explore our other programs. Please explore the programs listed below.

We wish you all the best in your endeavors.

Elise M. LaRose
Assistant Dean of Students in the College

University of Chicago Programs

To find information about other University of Chicago programs and to determine if you are eligible for them, please visit their websites:

The Mellon Mays Summer Research Training Program

The Leadership Alliance (The University of Chicago is part of this consortium)

The Material Science REU of the Department of Physics

The VIGRE REU of the of the Department of Mathematics

The Biological Sciences Division Summer Research Training Program

The Chicago Academic Medicine Program (CAMP) of the Pritzker School of Medicine

The Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research Program (PSOMER)

Other Summer Programs

In the meantime, here are some other summer research programs that we encourage you to explore:

The Summer Research Opportunities Program (Big 10 Schools)

The Summer Research Opportunity Program at the University of California, Berkeley

Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) at the University of California, Los Angeles

Public Policy and International Affairs Internship Program (PPIA)

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)

The National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) including the astonomy, physics, mathematics, chemistry, geology, earth sciences, ocean sciences, ethics and values studies, and social ,behavioral and economic sciences.

The National Institutes of Health Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Programs
These include programs in general science. There is a wide variety of programs funded by the NIH. We encourage to search for programs at individual universities sponsored by any of the organizations listed at the following website: