2023 National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program open from May 29 to Aug. 4

Published: November 28, 2022

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The 2023 National Science Foundation, or NSF, Research Experiences for Undergraduates, or REU, program will run from May 29-Aug. 4, with applications due by 5 p.m. CT on Feb. 14, 2023.

Funded by the NSF, Division of Ocean Sciences Research Experience for Undergraduates program and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, or DISL, the focus of the DISL REU Program is to provide participants with the opportunity to carry out an independent research project while working under the direction of a faculty mentor as part of a productive research laboratory. 

Any rising sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduates with interests in ecology, biology, chemistry, geology, biomedicine or physical and environmental sciences can apply to this REU program. 

Students will:

  1. Conduct research
  2. Participate in career development workshops and field trips
  3. Have additional opportunities for travel to scientific meetings
  4. Receive free housing, food and travel allowance and a $6,000 stipend for 10 weeks at DISL

Informational Webinars - After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Funding for this REU site is provided by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Ocean Sciences in Alexandria, VA. NSF Award 1838618. The NSF contact for this program is Elizabeth Rom. NSF does not handle REU applications; please get in touch with each REU site directly for application information. Participation in the DISL REU Program each year is contingent on continuing funding from the National Science Foundation. 

Submitted by: Angela Levins