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Mote REU Program

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Undergraduate Students

The Mote REU Program offers paid research training experiences in estuarine science to 10 undergraduate students per year.

Participants conduct mentored research projects under the direction of a Mote scientist. They gain experience in the development of research plans by completing a research proposal, scientific writing by completing a "manuscript-style" final research paper, oral presentation of scientific data by presenting their research results in a laboratory-wide poster presentation.

Participants attend research seminars on ocean science presented by graduate students from several Florida universities. They learn about opportunities for graduate study, careers in marine science, and communication skills in science by participating in student workshops.

To be eligible for the Mote REU Program, students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, currently enrolled in a degree program, and First-time REU participants. Students participating in the Mote REU Program receive a $5,000 stipend over the 10-week period

Free housing in a local dormitory-Financial support for travel expenses between Mote and their home institution.

Participating Institution(s):
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Mote Marine Laboratory (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Marine Sciences & Oceanography

Marine Biology

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 8/18/2021
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