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SROP/McNair- Summer Research Opportunities Program


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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.

Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Description:
The Graduate College’s Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is an award-winning 8-week emersion program designed to provide underrepresented undergraduate students with in-depth research experiences. SROP is a gateway to graduate education in a Big Ten Academic Alliance Initiative at the University of Iowa.

Students receive first-hand exposure to the graduate school experience at the University of Iowa and scholarly research by being paired with a faculty mentor whose work is closely related to their academic interests and career goals.

Eligibility:

-Enrolled in a degree-granting program at a college or university. Must not have completed undergraduate work and does not anticipate graduation the summer or following fall of the program. Preference is given to sophomore and junior students.

-Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

-Stated goal of a doctoral degree and interest in a research career.

-Be a member of a group that is historically underrepresented in graduate education.

-Willing to devote full time to the program during the eight-week session—not taking classes or gainfully employed.


Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
Note: Most programs maintain a similar program cycle (including similar application deadlines) year after year. Click here to understand dates and deadlines on PathwaysToScience.org.

Program Dates: 6/6/2021 - 7/30/2021

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Iowa (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
General Arts & Media
General Business
General Earth & Agriculture Sciences
General Engineering & Physical Sciences
General Math & Computational Sciences
General Medical & Life Sciences
General Social Sciences
General Technology
STEM Fields
Urban Planning & Design

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Education


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