List of undergraduate research programs and fellowships
Last update December  2012

William&Mary Charles Center Summer Scholarship

The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) Undergraduate Fellowship

(deadline February 8, 2013)


NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP)

(deadline March 15, 2013)


NASA Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars Program

(deadline - February 1, 2013)


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program (deadline - February 15, 2013, but February 8, 2013 is internal deadline)


Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program (SULI)

(deadline - January 10, 2013)


Several undergraduate research opportunities in Fermi Lab:


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Education and Research Funding Opportunities (deadline January 15, 2013)


APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women (deadline - February 1, 2013)


Research Internships in Science and Engineering Program

U.S. student and faculty researchers have a unique opportunity to participate in a prestigious international research opportunity. Research locations include top national laboratories, federal research centers, academic research institutes, and private R&D laboratories in India.


NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site search


William&Mary REU program (deadline - February 1, 2013)

(Hint: you can maximize your chances to be accepted if you make arrangements with one of the Physics professors beforehand!)


Old Dominion University - Accelerator and Nuclear Physics (deadline - February 15, 2013)


ARC center in Jefferson Lab routinely hires research helpers and technicians.

Their web site is and Amy Wilkerson is a good contact there.


The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Program


The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Minority Undergraduate Summer Experience Program (MUSE)