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National Science Foundation REU, University of North Texas

Primary Institution: University of North Texas
Affiliation: National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates
City: Denton
State: TX
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Social Science: Anthropology; Sociology; Social Work; Etc.
Description: UNT's National Science Foundation (NSF) Summer Research Methods Program is a program for college students who are in their junior year, who are members of groups that are traditionally under-represented in colleges and universities, including ethnic minority students and first generation college students.

The purpose of UNT's NSF Summer Research Methods Program is twofold:

1. To promote social science research and methodologies among under-represented groups as long-term career objectives, and

2. To develop a collaborative articulation with the UNT McNair Program and other research and mentoring programs to prepare first-generation, low-income, and under-represented students for graduate education in anthropology or other social sciences.
Stipend: $300 week
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Application Deadline: 04/29/2005
Job Website:
Additional Information: Expectations:

The NSF Summer Research Methods Program is an intensive 10-week long program and consists of the following objectives:

1. Five weeks of intensive instruction in theory, methodology, data collection and interpretation, research skills, critical thinking, and writing. The instruction will be in the form of lectures, discussions, assignments, and readings.

2. Five weeks of focused individual research. Students will produce a research report in a format applicable to their project.

3. NSF participants will also prepare a literature review, design research, and prepare a proposal to submit to the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

4. NSF participants will work with a faculty mentor to help them facilitate the research process.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Doug Henry
PO Box 310409
Denton, TX 76203-0409
Phone: 940-565-2290
Fax: 940-369-7833
Secondary Contact: Dr. Tyson Gibbs
PO Box 310409
Denton, TX 76203-0409
Phone: 940-565-2290
Fax: 940-369-7833
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