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Sustainability Opportunities for Agricultural Research (SOAR) - Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU) Summer Program

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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

The SOAR-REEU program provides summer undergraduate research opportunities in science and sustainable food systems research. The program will provide up to 10 full-time summer research positions to undergraduate students through the USDA-REEU program during the summer. REEU fellowships are awarded to undergraduates for participation in a program designed to provide unique research experiences, professional development, and increased awareness of STEM or Agricultural Science fields to those with a passion for plant science, food, and farming.

-Become a member of an active research lab to conduct cutting-edge food systems, plant, and soil science research.

-Visit farms, food-justice organizations, and off-campus research projects in the vibrant Twin Cities region.

-Engage with top-notch researchers, innovative farmers, and industry mentors.

-Craft your future career through weekly seminars focusing on your professional development.

Participants recieve a $5,000 stipend, housing and meals. Please visit the website to learn more!

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

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Crop & Soil Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Food Science & Nutrition
Natural Resources
STEM Fields

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)

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