APPLICATIONS DUE JUNE 12th by 9 AM! Apply Here!

Interested in learning more about your major, making new friends, connecting your course work to the “real world"?  Getting involved in a research project is a great way to do all that and more. 

Consider applying for:

 

The Sophomore Women's Research Fellowship program will partner students with faculty mentors on research projects. The program provides $500 stipends for both fall 2017 and winter 2018 

Program requirements:

·         Students will be expected to work at least 5 hours a week for 8 weeks, each term.

·         Attend 3-4 fellowship meetings, typically scheduled in the evening.  

·         At the end of fall term a short project summary and receive mentor approval will be required for continued funding.  

·         At the end of winter term present  in a poster session.   

 

To qualify for this program you must be a sophomore (minimum 45 credits) in fall term and be enrolled as a pre-engineer for least 12 credits, (OSU/LBCC duel enrollment qualifies).  You must also be in good academic standing.  

Students should also be able to commit to a fixed number (~5) of hours per week and a set work schedule.  It is expected students will communicate progress and lack of progress to mentors and be willing to attempt new things requiring self-learning

Some example projects include:

        ·         Using bacteria to clean-up ground contamination.

        ·         Characterization of Bovine Caudal Discs as a Model for Human Discs

        ·         OnBoarding: Barriers newcomers face with Open Source Software

        ·         Quantifying the Uncertainty of the Environmental Impacts during the Use Phase of common products

        ·         Soft Robotics: 3-chambered soft pneumatic actuator

Find out more about on-going research in your school here:

BEE: http://agsci.oregonstate.edu/biological-and-ecological-engineering/research

CBEE:  http://cbee.oregonstate.edu/research

CCE: http://cce.oregonstate.edu/research

EECS: http://eecs.oregonstate.edu/research

MIME: http://mime.oregonstate.edu/research

NSE: http://ne.oregonstate.edu/research-and-innovation

 

Students will be selected by September 15th and paired with research mentors before the start of fall term 2017

 

APPLY NOW! COE Research Fellowship

For questions or more information contact: Alicia Lyman-Holt, COE Director of Undergraduate Research

Alicia.lyman-holt@oregonstate.edu