REU: The University of Texas Marine Science Institute


OVERVIEW OF THE PROGRAM: The Marine Science Institute (MSI) of The University of Texas at Austin announces an NSF-funded program during the summer of 2010 for undergraduates interested in marine coastal science research. Students will be trained in laboratory and field methods applied to studies of coastal marine environments and will work on independent projects under the supervision of a faculty mentor. Students will participate in a weekly research seminar series and professional development activities. Students will also participate in scientific excursions related to field research, including a 2-day research cruise along the Texas coast at the beginning of the program. You can expect that many activities will be outdoors and that some field trips may include camping.  

REU Benefits:   

  • 10 Week Program (June 2 – Aug. 11, 2010)
  • $4,500 Stipend
  • Free Room and Board
  • Travel Funds

Who Should Apply?  

  • Students in Sophomore or Junior Year of College
  • Majoring in biology, ecology, geological sciences, marine science, chemistry, or related disciplines
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

Application Deadline: February 16, 2010

 Application and Contact Information for UTMSI REU 



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