Syracuse University NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Trauma Research

Posted by CURCA on February 14, 2019 in Research Opportunities Outside of UB

This program brings together Veterans and non-veterans to pursue trauma research in a 6-weeks Summer program with mentored research development.  The program, a collaborative venture between Syracuse University, SUNY Oswego, and SUNY Upstate Medical University, is designed to improve access to research experiences for groups typically underrepresented in research, namely Veterans.  The faculty in this program bring a wealth of research, academic, and practical expertise in their respective fields.


  • Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities 
  • Guest speakers, training seminars, field trips, outreach opportunities
  • Enrichment sessions, including how to apply for graduate school, mastering the GRE, and how to apply for fellowships
  • Opportunity for travel awards to present summer work at a national conference


  • Undergraduate students: Veteran status (U.S. Armed Forces).  Non-veteran students will be accepted as well.
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply


  • $3,370 stipend
  • Travel assistance (need-based)
  • Room and board

Application deadline is March 1st, 2019. Admission will be based on a combination of research interests, academic qualifications, and faculty recommendations.

Program Dates: May 20th – June 27th, 2019.

For more information and online application visit: