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AAP Summer Research Fellowship in Integrative Biology

Application for Summer 2020

Fellowship applications for Summer 2020 will be accepted starting January 27

The AAP Summer Research Fellowship in Integrative Biology is a collaborative program between the School of Integrative Biology and the Access and Achievement Program (AAP) that provides a summer fellowship opportunity for undergraduate students in the Access and Achievement Program (AAP). Through this fellowship, students will have the opportunity to conduct research with a faculty mentor in the School of Integrative Biology over the summer months. Overall, we hope to train students to think critically, become scientifically literate, and instill the excitement of discovery.


To support undergraduate students to conduct research with one or more faculty members and/or graduate students in the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior.

See 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 25, 2020 to August 7, 2020
  • 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 the fellowship organizers, Dr. Chris Holmes and Dr. Ken Paige.

Application Timeline

Applications accepted from January 27, 2020 until March 1, 2020.
Link to application will be posted here on January 27.