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2019 Boise State University Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Summer Research Fellowships

Earn cash money while gaining valuable chemical research experience–apply for a summer research fellowship today! Deadline for applying: March 25, 2019

Why Apply?

  • Research is a great way to learn and apply chemistry. Your focus is to discover content for your next textbooks, rather than learn the content already in them.
  • Research helps chemistry concepts gel into a cohesive whole.
  • Research helps your career take shape.
  • Research helps you get deeper than surface level understanding.
  • Research could put you on the right career pathway.
  • Research is a great way to structure your career.

Undergraduate Students

The stipend is $4000 for 10 weeks during the summer. Students will present their research at the ICUR conference held at the end of July.

Fellowship Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be a declared chemistry major.
  • Recipients are obligated to work full-time (40hrs/wk) for a minimum of 10 weeks during the summer.
  • Applicants who have been awarded the chemistry summer fellowship previously are not eligible.

Application: UNDERGRADUATE.Application for Summer Fellowship.2019

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American Chemical Society Project SEED Program

High School Students! Build your résumé and earn money this summer! Apply to conduct research in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Materials Science & Engineering through the American Chemical Society Project SEED Program.

What: 8 Week Summer Research Fellowships paying $2,500
Where: Boise State University or Northwest Nazarene University
When: Program runs June-July/August 2019, but apply now!
Who: High school sophomores or juniors who meet eligibility requirements
How: Request an application from Don Warner (

Program Details

  • Learn what it’s like to work in a real chemistry, biochemistry, or materials science & engineering research laboratory.
  • Learn scientific research skills and techniques from university students and professors.
  • Added Benefits
  • Great experience for résumés and college applications!
  • Participants are eligible to apply for college scholarships open only to Project SEED students

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participants must have completed a course in high school chemistry before the start of the summer.
  • Participants must be entering their junior or senior year in high school the fall after the program.
  • Participants must be recognized as economically disadvantaged (maximum adjusted gross family income does not exceed double the current Federal Poverty Guidelines–see

Application Details

  • Contact Don Warner ( to receive the application.
  • Submit the completed application as soon as possible, but no later than 5 pm on March 29th.
  • Evaluations and interviews will begin immediately.
  • Applications considered until positions are filled.

Questions? Contact Dr. Don Warner at