Friday, September 20, 2013

NC State U summer research program (application due Feb 15, 2014)

The Kelman Scholars Program offers both a summer research internship and research internships during the academic year to undergraduate students interested in the biological sciences. The program honors the legacy of Arthur Kelman, Professor Emeritus at NCSU and a member of the National Academy of Sciences recognized for his excellence in science, mentorship, and scholarship in Plant Pathology. The complex interactions of microbes and hosts make Plant Pathology a stimulating and versatile biological discipline. Research projects for Kelman Scholars range from genomics and biotechnology to applications of the latest technologies to investigate disease ecology and management. Program Brochure

Kelman Undergraduate Research Internships are part-time, open to NCSU and local college students during the fall or spring academic semesters, and provide each intern with an honorarium per semester.  Kelman Summer Research Internships are open to college students throughout the U.S. and provide full-time, 9-week research experiences coordinated through the NCSU Undergraduate Research Program.  Kelman Summer Interns are provided a stipend, room and board on campus, a transportation allowance, and participation in a variety of social and professional events.  All Kelman Scholars receive documented experience in the fundamentals of biological research, the opportunity to present results of their research at the NCSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, and a foundation for graduate study and careers in biology. The Plant Pathology Program director is Dr. Shuijin Hu, (919) 515-2097.
To Apply
Send the completed application form, along with:

a) Your resume, including a short essay of your research interests,
b) Your undergraduate transcript of grades,
c) One academic letter of recommendation (have it forwarded directly to the program)
To the following address:

Kelman Scholars Program
Attn: Student Services Assistant
North Carolina State University
Department of Plant Pathology
Campus Box 7616
Raleigh, NC 27695-7616
Deadline for Summer is February 15.

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