Scholarships & Internships

Summer Programs


USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies

Students conduct independent but guided research that focuses on Coastal Ocean Processes during an intensive 10-week program at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island, CA.

  • Application deadline: February 15, 2019

USC Global Environmental Microbiology Course

The GEM course is an introductory microbiology course for early career undergraduates who are contemplating a career in scientific research. The course combines classroom learning with hands-on activities.

  • Application deadline: February 7, 2019

UCSB-Smithsonian Scholars Program

The program provides activities and multi-day workshops that engage students in hands-on, skill-building activities connecting them with ongoing research projects. The overall goal of the program is to give students early research experiences that will help them prepare and be competitive for internships in STEM and to encourage students to participate in post-graduate opportunities.

  • Application deadline: February 15, 2019


Cal Poly Pomona REU in UAV Technologies

This REU program is designed to increase students' interest in UAV technologies by means of first-hand experience on UAV research with direct mentorship by faculty advisors from various departments within the CPP Colleges of Engineering and Science.

  • Application deadline: January 31, 2019

Oregon State Robots in the Real World

During the 10 week summer program students will work on specific research projects alongside graduate students and faculty, attend workshops to find out what graduate school and research is all about, learn how to apply for graduate student fellowships (such as the NSF GFRP), and enjoy the great Oregon outdoors through student-organized activities.

  • Application deadline: January 31, 2019


CAMPARE Program for Astronomy and Physics

Students will work for 8-10 weeks (depending on the site) in the summer with scientists at one of our 15 partner world-class research institutions on projects spanning the fields of astronomy, physics, planetary and space science, astrobiology, and astronomy education and public outreach.

  • Application deadline: February 1, 2019

UC Berkeley Transfer to Excellence Summer Research Program

The TTE REU program is a residential program providing nine-weeks of hands-on research experiences in the laboratories of UC Berkeley professors.

  • Application deadline: February 1, 2019 


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

National Engineers Week of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

Santa Barbara P.E.O Chapter HD Memorial Scholarship

SHPE Scholarships