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The Texas A&M Sociology and Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) offers summer fellowships to do world class research.
This program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through NSF Grant Number 1359240.
Research Projects and Activites: At a Glance
Nationally known faculty will involve students in on-going research projects in the following areas:
- Health disparities
- Disparities in vulnerabilities to natural and man-made hazards
- Residential segregation
- Disparities in education
- Disparities in Housing and Neighborhoods
- Disparities in recovery following natural and man-made disasters
- Quantitative analysis of disparities
- Mapping and other visualization of disparities
- Communicating social science research
- Participation in research project working with faculty supervisor/mentor
- Participation in advanced undergraduate seminar in research methods
- Research field trips investigating social disparities and social vulnerabilities
- Mentoring and guest speakers focusing on graduate training and careers in social science research
- Presenting research findings at end-of-program Research Symposium and at a professional conference
- Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
- Dates: May 27, 2017 – July 15, 2017
- Stipend, room, board, and program travel provided
2017 Cohort Application Deadline:
- Application review begins March 1, 2017 and continues until all positions are filled.
- Eligible students can be nominated or can apply directly by completing the instructions on the application page of our website.
NSF program guidelines stipulate that students must be US Citizens and be working toward a four-year degree (graduating December 2016 or later). In addition, our program requires that students have the support and endorsement of a home campus faculty mentor.