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Research Opportunities

URGO Summer Research Program

URGO Summer Research is a 10-week, on-campus program where students are funded to join a faculty member’s on going research/creative line or carry out an individually-designed project.

  • $4,000 research stipend
  • Weekly seminars led by faculty
  • Present at Augsburg’s Summer Research Conference

URGO’s Off-Campus Research List

This is a database that you can search to find off-campus research opportunities.

University of Minnesota’s Center for Sustainable Polymers Research Program

This program is open to undergraduate students in science and engineering majors, preferably Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science.

  • $5000 stipend
  • Campus housing
  • Meal allowance
  • Travel reimbursement up to $500
  • Travel grant to present research at national conference
  • Website

UMN’s Sustainable Land and Water Resources REU

  • Provides transportation, food, and housing plus a stipend to all participants
  • Open to undergraduate students majoring in Civil Engineering, Geosciences, Ecology, Mathematics, or related fields
  • Website

UMN Summer Institute in Bio statistics

The University of Minnesota’s Summer Institute in Biostatistics (MN-SIBS) is a six-week, all expenses paid, Biostatistics immersion program for undergraduates who have an interest in Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Science, or Public Health Research.

  • 6 week program
  • All expenses paid
  • Priority given to students with Sophomore or Junior status