Campus Based Summer Opportunities


SOURCE has Four Funded Summer Undergraduate Research Programs!

SOURCE Summer Research Program - STEM Undergraduates in majors related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or doing research in these fields are eligible to apply! SOURCE-STEM funds student for up to 10 weeks (maximum funding for 10 week experience: $3500). This program allows for flexibility in the start and stop time of the project. Students can do part-time projects as well. Application Deadline is Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 11:59pm for online applications (preferred). Hard copy applications are due at 5pm on February 15th to Sears Library 451.

SOURCE Summer Research Program - Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences - Students from all majors eligible to apply! Funds students for up to 10 weeks (maximum funding for 10 week experience: $3500). This program allows for flexibility in the start and stop time of the project. Students can do part-time projects as well. The application deadline is Friday, March 10, 2017. Online applications (preferred) are due at 11:59pm; hard copies are due by 5:00 pm to Sears Library 451.

SURES - Summer Undergraduate Research in Energy and Sustainability. Maximum funding for 10-week experience: $3500.  Application Deadline: March 10, 2017. ~ Online applications (preferred) are due at 11:59pm; hard copies are due at 5:00 pm to Sears Library 451.This program runs from May 30, 2017 until August 4, 2017. Attendance is required for all 10 weeks: must be available 12:00 - 1:00pm on Thursdays.

P-SURG (Provost's Summer Undergraduate Research Grant) - Specifically for students in the biological sciences, chemistry and social sciences (especially psychological sciences, sociology and anthropology). Application Deadline: February 15, 2017. Online applications (preferred) are due at 11:59pm; hard copies are due February 15th at 5:00 pm to Sears Library 451. This program runs from May 30, 2017 until August 4, 2017. Full time attendance is required for all 10 weeks: must be available 12:00 - 1:00pm on Wednesdays.

Only Case Western Reserve University students may apply to the programs above.
Eligible faculty mentors include our affiliates at the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, the VA Hospital, University Circle museums and other affiliated institutions.


Funding Hints and FAQs
Sample Proposals

ACES+ (Academic Careers in Engineering and Science) (Deadline: February 1, 2017)
Chemistry - NSF-REU (Deadline: March 15, 2017)
CLiPS (Center for Layered Polymeric Systems) summer program in polymers (February 15, 2017)
CREATE (Case's Rising Engineers and Technological Entrepreneurs) Summer Design Experience and Application (Not Available Yet) (Deadline: coming soon!)
ENGAGE C(ENter for Stem Cell and ReGenerAtive Medicine UnderGraduate StudEnt Summer Program) (Deadline: Coming soon!)
Experiential Learning Fellowships - CAS (Deadlines: March 10, 2017 for Rocks & Traub; Deadline: February 24, 2017 for Anthropology)
Heart, Lung and Blood Minority Research Training Program (Deadline: March 1, 2017)
Origins Undergraduate Research Program - Program Information and Mentor List; Apply for Origins through the SOURCE - STEM Application; Deadline: February 15, 2017. (Same as the SOURCE Summer Research Program - STEM)
Prevention Resource Center Internship Program - Summer and Semester Opportunities: (Deadlines: Summer - March 30; Fall - August 1; Spring - December 1)
Rainbow Babies & Childrens Hospital (Deadline: February 28, 2017)
Social Justice Institute Fellowship (Deadline: February 13, 2017)
SURP – Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Pharmacology (Deadline: January 31, 2017)
The Wellman Hill Political Science Internship (Deadline: February 10, 2017)
Schubert Center for Childhood Studies: Welter-Muzic Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Child Studies (Deadline: March 1st); and Mann Child Policy Externship (Deadline: March 30th)

Opportunities in Cleveland:
Chester Summer Scholars Program (at MetroHealth Medical Center) (Deadline: February 10, 2017)
The Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute; Undergraduate Programs
Cleveland Clinic NSF-REU (Deadline: February 15, 2017)
Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship Program (Non-profit and Public Sector); Deadline: January 23, 2017
Cleveland Museum of Natural History - Kirtlandia Research Internship Program
The Holden Arboretum Internships
NASA Some Cleveland Opportunities - Multiple opportunities available with varying deadlines.
Summer on the Cuyahoga