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University of Minnesota MRSEC Native American Undergraduate Fellowships

Primary Institution: University of Minnesota
Affiliation: Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
City: Minneapolis
State: MN
Job Duration: 10 Weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: Native American Undergraduate Fellowships are provided to American Indian students from tribal colleges particularly those in the Upper Midwest. These awards are intended for students unaccompanied by a faculty member from their home institution. Students participate in a ten-week summer research program designed to provide unique research experiences, professional development, and increased awareness of materials science and engineering. Each student performs research in a UMN MRSEC research group from the Engineered Multiblock Polymers, Organic Optoelectronic Interfaces, Magnetic Heterostructures, and Nanoparticle-based Materials IRGs, or one of the various MRSEC Seed groups. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis. Criteria for the awards include the quality of the student's undergraduate record, a letter of recommendation from a faculty member of the student's institution, a demonstrated interest in science and/or engineering, and the endorsement by a MRSEC faculty advisor.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Supply Fund
Application Deadline: 02/15/2014
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Phil Engen
421 Washington Ave SE
489 Amundson Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-626-0798
Fax: 612-626-7805
Secondary Contact: Frank Snowden
421 Washington Ave SE
491 Amundson Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-626-2207
Fax: 612-626-7805
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