Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Mathematics & Science
Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Math & Science (UROMS)
Students with a sincere interest in STEM disciplines will participate in more intense, individualized, mentored student/faculty research projects in Biology, Forensic Science, Biotechnology, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Chemistry. UROMS Scholars and Faculty Research Mentors will develop a Research Project and a work agreement detailing the expected time that the scholar will dedicate to conduct the project.
The Summer Internship will be held from June 17th – July 18th, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily (Monday – Friday). The activities will include 1) conducting 5-week long research in applied Mathematics, Computing, Biomedical/Biological Sciences, Education and Physical Sciences, and 2) STEM career workshops and field trips to research laboratories.
Applicants must be a FSU freshman with an interest in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forensic Science, Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
Selected applicants will receive a stipend of $1000 for participating in the UROMS Summer Research Internship. In addition, meals (provided daily) and the cost of all field trips or other campus activities will be covered for each participant.
The application for admission can be obtained on-line. All required material (application, letters of recommendation, essay, and transcripts) should be submitted with the application. Two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to evaluate your academic qualifications are required (ex. a former or current teacher, etc.). You should solicit recommendations from persons who are familiar with your academic ability and are able to address your potential for success in academic and research settings. Recommendations should be returned to you (in a sealed envelope with their signature over the flap) and submitted with all required material.
Applicants must submit a current official transcript for all high schools attended.
Essay: Applicants must submit a one-page essay explaining career goals and how participation in the Summer Research Internship will benefit you in obtaining these goals.
Dr. Roiketa Strand
Program Manager of STEM Education & Research
Fayetteville State University
College of Arts and Sciences, LSA Room 220
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone: (910) 672-2256
Fax: (910) 672-2473