Skip to Main Content
Pathways to Science: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Search for a program . . . find your future.


«Back to Browse by Field of Study

Plant Sciences


Summer camps, research internships, REU programs, scholarships, fellowships, and postdoctoral positions in Plant Sciences. Can't find what you are looking for? Try our advanced search.


Skip to programs for:
High School Students • K-12 Educators • Undergraduate Students • Post-Baccalaureate • Graduate Students • Postdoc & Early Career • Faculty & Administrators • 


High School Students


Audubon Canyon Ranch

(Stinson Beach, CA)
• Conservation Science Intensive - Virtual Summer Program for High-School Aged Young Women
In this virtual program, young women participants will meet and learn from Audubon Canyon Ranch conservation science staff, from research ecologists t ... read more
an IBP member program

Tuskegee University

(Tuskegee, AL)
• AgDiscovery Summer Program
The AgDiscovery Summer Program is an outreach program to help students learn about careers in agriculture and related sciences, including animal scien ... read more


University of New Hampshire

(Durham, NH)
• Northern New England JSHS
The major activities of the NNE JSHS are to conduct a program in which selected high school students can present the results of their original researc ... read more


K-12 Educators


Chicago Botanic Garden

(Chicago, IL)
• Research Experience for Teachers with The Echinacea Project
The Echinacea Project is recruiting an enthusiastic K-12 educator for a paid professional development opportunity researching tallgrass prairie during ... read more
an IBP member program

College of Wooster

(Wooster, OH)
• Research Experience for Teachers with The Echinacea Project
The Echinacea Project is recruiting an enthusiastic K-12 educator for a paid professional development opportunity researching tallgrass prairie during ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)
• Research Experience for Teachers with The Echinacea Project
The Echinacea Project is recruiting an enthusiastic K-12 educator for a paid professional development opportunity researching tallgrass prairie during ... read more
an IBP member program

Undergraduate Students


Arkansas State University

(State University, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research

(Ithaca, NY)
• Plant Genome Research Program Summer Internship NSF REU and USDA REEU
Undergraduate and high school summer internships at Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), Cornell University, and the USDA provide an excellent opportunity ... read more
an IBP member program

California Academy of Sciences

(San Francisco, CA)
• Summer Systematics Institute (SSI) REU
SSI is a nine-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. This world-renow ... read more


California Conservation Corps

(Sacramento, CA)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


California Sea Grant

(La Jolla, CA)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

(Millbrook, NY)
• Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Translational Ecology
The Translational Ecology for Undergraduates program provides 12 students with research experience in ecology during 10 weeks in the summer. Students ... read more


Chicago Botanic Garden

(Chicago, IL)
• Paid REU Summer Internships at the Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden welcomes undergraduates that are interested in plant biology and conservation to apply to our Research Experiences for Unde ... read more
an IBP member program

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

(Cold Spring Harbor, NY)
• Summer Research in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) at CSHL provides an opportunity for undergraduate scientists from around the world to conduct first-rate rese ... read more
an IBP member program

College of Saint Mary

(Omaha, NE)
• Marie Curie Scholarship Program
Are you a woman seeking a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or math? If so you might be eligible for a scholarship package of up to $20,000 per ... read more


Cornell University

(Ithaca, NY)
• Plant Genome Research Program Summer Internship NSF REU and USDA REEU
Undergraduate and high school summer internships at Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), Cornell University, and the USDA provide an excellent opportunity ... read more
an IBP member program

Dartmouth College

(Hanover, NH)
• Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Life Sciences
Dartmouth's Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (ASURE) provides summer research experience to undergraduates. Focusing on academic rese ... read more


Don Danforth Plant Science Center

(St. Louis, MO)
• REU at the Danford Plant Science Center
Laboratory Research Internships at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in molecular biology, biochemistry, and related fields. ... read more


Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

(New York, NY)
• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of California Santa Cruz
Each March we select 20 early-undergraduate Scholars from around the country to participate in a two-year conservation mentorship program focused on t ... read more


Ecological Society of America (ESA)

(Washington, DC)
• ESA-SEEDS Spring National Field Trip
The ESA SEEDS Program has opened applications for the Henry H. Gholz Spring National Field Trip to the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) ... read more

• SEEDS - ESA Annual Meeting Travel Awards for Undergraduate Students and SEEDS Alumni
The Strategies for Education in Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS) Program offers travel awards for Undergraduate Students and SEEDS Alumni ... read more

• SEEDS Partnership for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) Fellowship
The SPUR Fellowship is the highest honor in the SEEDS program, and fellows are encouraged to be the outstanding leaders in the future of ESA. The awar ... read more


Harvard University

(Cambridge, MA)
• Paid Undergraduate Summer Research Internship in Plant Biology and Climate Change Research
The DaRin Butz Undergraduate Research Internship Program at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is a 10-week paid internship conducting plant b ... read more


Howard University

(Washington, DC)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


Illinois State University

(Normal, IL)
• Integrated Plant Systems - Undergraduate Research Experience
This multidisciplinary research program will provide students with technical skills and interdisciplinary competencies and will equip them for work on ... read more
an IBP member program

Kansas State University

(Manhattan, KS)
• Rainfed Agriculture Innovation Network Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
The RAIN Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program focuses on adaptive management in water-limited production systems. The program aims to ... read more


Marquette University

(Milwaukee, WI)
• Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Summer Research in Biology
This is a 10-week, paid summer research experience. Participants choose a mentor in a diverse selection of fields ranging from microbial ecology to p ... read more


Michigan State University

(East Lansing, MI)
• Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program
The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) at Michigan State University invites applications from undergraduate students interested in a caree ... read more

• Kellogg Biological Station summer research for undergraduates to participate in Ecological Research
KBS faculty have received grants from several different federal agencies to involve undergraduates in their research. These positions give you a chanc ... read more

• Plant Genomics @ MSU
Over twenty plant genomics researchers at Michigan State University collaborate on this NSF funded summer training program for students enrolled in u ... read more


Missouri Botanical Garden

(St. Louis, MO)
• REU Site: Undergraduate Research in Plant Systematics, Conservation Biology, and Ethnobotany
The Missouri Botanical Garden is pleased to announce a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program that will provide research opportunities ... read more


Morton Arboretum

(Lisle, IL)
• Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Experience careers that explore solutions for climate change, biodiversity, natural resources management, and urban life through the Center for Tree S ... read more
an IBP member program

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

(Bethesda, MD)
• INRO (Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities)
INRO provides postbaccalaureate trainees (no more than three years from completion of the undergraduate degree or six months from a master's degree) w ... read more


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

(Washington, DC)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


National Science Foundation (NSF)

(Arlington, VA)
• Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program: Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions
Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions is a 10-week summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Students par ... read more
an IBP member program

North Carolina State University

(Raleigh, NC)
• Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity
The North Carolina State Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) Program is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The program ... read more


Northeastern University

(Boston, MA)
• DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions
The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership ... read more


Northwestern University

(Evanston, IL)
• Paid REU Summer Internships at the Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden welcomes undergraduates that are interested in plant biology and conservation to apply to our Research Experiences for Unde ... read more
an IBP member program

Ohio State University

(Columbus, OH)
• Stone Lab Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program
Stone Lab's Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program brings together students from across the country to learn how to conduct real, ... read more


Oklahoma State University

(Stillwater, OK)
• Rainfed Agriculture Innovation Network Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
The RAIN Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program focuses on adaptive management in water-limited production systems. The program aims to ... read more


Organization for Tropical Studies

(Durham, NC)
• LSAMP NSF Research Experience for Undergrads in Costa Rica
With funding from the National Science Foundation's LSAMP Program, OTS offers a research experience for students from NSF LSAMP Alliance member instit ... read more


Parkland College

(Champaign, IL)
• Phenotypic Plasticity Research Experience for Community College Students (PRECS)
Phenotypic Plasticity Research Experience for Community College Students is an opportunity for 10 community college students to conduct research for 1 ... read more


Philander Smith College

(Little Rock, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


Phillips Community College at U Arkansas

(Little Rock, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


Pulaski Technical College

(North Little Rock, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

(Crested Butte, CO)
• Advanced Independent Research/REU (with Senior Thesis Option)
This program is an excellent way to decide if a career in field biology is right for you. Independent Research offers intensive mountain field work a ... read more


Rowan University

(Glassboro, NJ)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


Southeast Arkansas College

(Pine Bluff, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


Texas A&M University

(College Station, TX)
• Summer AGLS (Agriculture and Life Sciences) REU program
Are you an undergraduate student who is passionate about becoming a scientist to make discoveries and solve problems in the areas of agriculture and l ... read more


Universidad de Puerto Rico, Bayamón

(Bayamon, PR)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

(Mayagüez, PR)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


University of Arizona

(Tucson, AZ)
• Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program: Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions
Biosphere 2 Earth Systems Research for Environmental Solutions is a 10-week summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Students par ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Arkansas

(Fayetteville, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


University of Arkansas, Little Rock

(Little Rock, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


University of Arkansas, Monticello

(Monticello, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff

(Pine Bluff, AR)
• Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP)
Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, T ... read more


University of California, Santa Cruz

(Santa Cruz, CA)
• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of California Santa Cruz
Each March we select 20 early-undergraduate Scholars from around the country to participate in a two-year conservation mentorship program focused on t ... read more


University of Chicago

(Chicago, IL)
• REU Program in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
An intensive 10 week program for undergraduates who are considering PhD programs in the biological sciences, and want more experience in a PhD-level r ... read more


University of Colorado, Boulder

(Boulder, CO)
• Research Experience for Community College Students in Critical Zone Science
RECCS (Research Experience for Community College Students) is a summer research internship available to community college students from across Colorad ... read more


University of Delaware

(Newark, DE)
• College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Summer Institute
The University of Delaware's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UD CANR) is offering summer research and education experiences to undergrad ... read more


University of Illinois, Chicago

(Chicago, IL)
• CIM²AS (Cultural Immersion in Monarchs & Milkweeds Advancing Science Education)
CIM²AS (Cultural Immersion in Monarchs & Milkweeds Advancing Science Education) is an NSF funded program at UIC that aims to increase the success of L ... read more


University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

(Urbana, IL)
• Phenotypic Plasticity Research Experience for Community College Students (PRECS)
Phenotypic Plasticity Research Experience for Community College Students is an opportunity for 10 community college students to conduct research for 1 ... read more


University of Maryland, College Park

(College Park, MD)
• Summer Opportunities in Agricultural and the Environment (SOARE)
Summer Opportunities in Agricultural Research and the Environment (SOARE) at The University of Maryland aims to tap into the nation's brightest minds ... read more
just posted!

University of Michigan

(Ann Arbor, MI)
• Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region
The REU Program at UMBS offers undergraduate students a rare opportunity to design, conduct, analyze, and present their own mentored research addressi ... read more


University of Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)
• Integrated Plant Systems - Undergraduate Research Experience
This multidisciplinary research program will provide students with technical skills and interdisciplinary competencies and will equip them for work on ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

(Lincoln, NE)
• Redox Biology Center REU: Training in Redox Biology
The Redox Biology Center Summer REU Training Program at the University of Nebraska was established in 2006 by the National Science Foundation to carry ... read more


University of Pennsylvania

(Philadelphia, PA)
• Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Engineering Mechanobiology
The Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) seeks motivated undergraduate students for a summer research program. Students have the opportunity t ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Texas, El Paso

(El Paso, TX)
• NSF LSAMP REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) for U.S. Underrepresented Minority Students Summer Program in Costa Rica
With funding from the National Science Foundation’s LSAMP Program, OTS offers a research experience for students from NSF LSAMP Alliance member instit ... read more


University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, VA)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


University of Washington

(Seattle, WA)
• GenOM Project ALVA Summer Program
The GenOM Project's Alliances for Learning and Vision for Underrepresented Americans (ALVA), is a summer residential outreach program for incoming Uni ... read more


University of Wisconsin, Madison

(Madison, WI)
• Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program
The Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement (WISCIENCE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites undergraduate studen ... read more


Washington University

(St. Louis, MO)
• Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in Engineering Mechanobiology
The Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) seeks motivated undergraduate students for a summer research program. Students have the opportunity t ... read more
an IBP member program

Western Illinois University

(Macomb, IL)
• Integrated Plant Systems - Undergraduate Research Experience
This multidisciplinary research program will provide students with technical skills and interdisciplinary competencies and will equip them for work on ... read more
an IBP member program

Woods Hole Research Center

(Falmouth, MA)
• The Polaris Project
The Polaris Project brings undergraduate students to Alaska where they lead research on the changing Arctic.

The expedition will include two weeks o ... read more



Post-Baccalaureate


California Conservation Corps

(Sacramento, CA)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


California Sea Grant

(La Jolla, CA)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

(Bethesda, MD)
• INRO (Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities)
INRO provides postbaccalaureate trainees (no more than three years from completion of the undergraduate degree or six months from a master's degree) w ... read more


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

(Washington, DC)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


Northeastern University

(Boston, MA)
• DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions
The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership ... read more


Ohio State University

(Columbus, OH)
• SiGuE: Success in Graduate Education
Historically underrepresented groups in basic sciences. SiGuE provides an opportunity to enhance the research experience of post-baccalaureate student ... read more


University of Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA)
• Hot Metal Bridge Program
The University of Pittsburgh's Hot Metal Bridge Program (HMBP) is a two-semester training program to help bridge the gap between completion of an unde ... read more


Postdoc & Early Career


Michigan State University

(East Lansing, MI)
• Fellowship in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
The Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (EEB) program at Michigan State invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ecology, Evolution, and Beh ... read more
upcoming deadline

San Diego State University

(San Diego, CA)
• San Diego IRACDA: Institutional Research and Academic Career Developmemt Award Program
San Diego IRACDA (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award) is an NIH/NIGMS-sponsored program designed to provide three years of m ... read more
upcoming deadline

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

(Washington, DC)
• Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: NIFA Fellowships Grant Program
NIFA provides AFRI grants to support research, education and extension activities in six Farm Bill priority areas:

•Plant Health and Production and ... read more



University of Arizona

(Tucson, AZ)
• San Diego IRACDA: Institutional Research and Academic Career Developmemt Award Program
San Diego IRACDA (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award) is an NIH/NIGMS-sponsored program designed to provide three years of m ... read more
upcoming deadline

University of California System

(Oakland, CA)
• San Diego IRACDA: Institutional Research and Academic Career Developmemt Award Program
San Diego IRACDA (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award) is an NIH/NIGMS-sponsored program designed to provide three years of m ... read more
upcoming deadline

University of California, San Diego

(La Jolla, CA)
• San Diego IRACDA: Institutional Research and Academic Career Developmemt Award Program
San Diego IRACDA (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award) is an NIH/NIGMS-sponsored program designed to provide three years of m ... read more
upcoming deadline

University of California, San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

(San Diego, CA)
• San Diego IRACDA: Institutional Research and Academic Career Developmemt Award Program
San Diego IRACDA (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award) is an NIH/NIGMS-sponsored program designed to provide three years of m ... read more
upcoming deadline

University of Texas, Austin

(Austin, TX)
• Postdoctoral researcher in Wetland Remote Sensing
The Wetland Landscape Ecology lab in the University of Texas Department of Marine Science seeks a postdoctoral researcher interested in the remote sen ... read more
just posted!

Faculty & Administrators


Northeastern University

(Boston, MA)
• DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions
The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership ... read more

You may be interested in these related disciplines!

Click on the term to view a list of programs and resources related to that discipline.


 Biochemistry   Biology   Cellular Biology   Genetics & Genomics   Environmental Sciences   STEM Fields   Molecular Biology   Chemistry   Physics   Computational Sciences   Neuroscience  

Program Icons

a flag denotes an institution that is the lead of an allianceInstitution that is the lead of an alliance

an airplane denotes a study abroad opportunityProgram includes a study abroad component

icon indicating a short-term opportunityDifferent from a program, an opportunity is generally short-term; they include paid workshops, travel funds, or professional development opportunities

icon indicating a nationwide programNationwide programs are not based at individual institutions

an airplane denotes a study abroad opportunityProgram Just Posted

a suitcase denotes portable fundingPortable Funding

a globe denotes funding for international studentsFunds International Students


Advanced Programs Search