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Summer Undergraduate Program for Planetary Research (SUPPR)

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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduate Students

Spend 8 weeks this summer working with a NASAfunded researcher at his or her home institution. Precise dates are determined by selected interns and their mentors. PGGURP covers costs of travel to and from the site, living expenses, and will provide a cost-of-living stipend. PGGURP also has limited funds to allow interns to present their research at a national conference.

Past PGGURP interns have worked at the USGS Astrogeology Branch in Flagstaff, Arizona; used the telescope atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii; examined the geology of Mars at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,California.

Undergraduates currently enrolled in college, university or community college, or who have completed their undergraduate degrees but have not yet enrolled in graduate school are elligible to apply. Preference is given to U.S. citizens and residents.
nationwide program

Participating Institution(s):
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NASA (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Geological Sciences

Planetary Geology

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This program is funded by:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Page last updated 4/17/2023
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