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ABSRF is the Animal Biology Summer Research Fellowship

Animal Biology/AAP Summer Research Fellowship (ABSRF)

Application for Summer 2019

Fellowship applications are currently closed for Summer 2019

The Animal Biology/AAP Summer Research Fellowship (ABSRF) provides funding for undergraduate students part of the Access and Achievement Program (AAP) to gain research experience in the summer months. The goal of this program is to encourage students to become actively involved in research on campus.


To support undergraduate students to conduct research with one or more faculty members and/or graduate students in the Department of Animal Biology.
Click here for a list of Research Projects and Faculty members

This fellowship is a 10 week research experience with a paid stipend of $6000 to be paid to student throughout the course of the summer.

See video interviews with past research fellows to learn more about this program.


Any undergraduate student (undeclared or biology majors; Freshman, Sophomores, or Juniors preferred) who is a part of the Access and Achievement Program is encouraged to apply for this program.


Recipients of fellowship must be able to:

  • Commit to a 10 week research experience. You will be expected to work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks from the program start date: May 20, 2019 to August 2, 2019
  • Write a brief summary of summer research experience to be turned into the program organizers shortly following the completion of the summer fellowship
  • Attend The School of Integrative Biology - Introduction to Research in Integrative Biology Research Symposium. Here, you will give a short presentation on your summer work to a small group of peers and faculty mentors - Occurs during the first week of August

Questions Regarding Fellowship

Contact fellowship organizers Chris Holmes and Dr. Ken Paige

Application Timeline

Applications accepted from January 16, 2019 until March 3, 2019.
Fellowship applications are currently CLOSED for Summer 2019.