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Research and Extension Experience for Undergraduates

 Posted: January 23, 2023

Central theme: Modern Tools and Technologies for Food & Agriculture Production
Start: Summer 2023
Location: College of Engineering, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

The summer REEU program is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in research, extension and outreach projects that focus on innovative tools and modern technologies for agricultural and food production. Students will also get opportunities for professional skills development in communication, leadership, ethics, team work and organization

Program Overview

• Participants perform research, or outreach projects under the mentorship of a professor at UGA
• Participate in seminars, career counseling and professional development workshops.
• Students are matched with the professors based on research projects and interests.

Student Background

  • Students majoring in the following disciplines: Engineering (Electrical, Computer, Chemical, Agricultural, Biological), Computer Science, Data Science, Agronomy, Chemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Virology, Biochemistry, Food Science
  • Sophomore or Junior
  • Cumulative GPA > 3.0
  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident


  • Completed web application (found on webpage)
  • Transcript of STEM Major (pdf upload)
  • Recent CV/resume (pdf upload)
  • 2 recommendation letters (pdf upload)
  • Statement of research interest 400-500 words (pdf upload)

Financial Support

  • Stipend: $3000 total for the program period
  • Housing: $1000 total housing allowance or free on-campus housing (for external participants)
  • Meals: $500 total for the program period
  • Travel: $500 total (for external participants)

Key Dates

Application Due: March 15, 2023

Notification Date: March 31, 2023

Program Dates: June 1 - July 31, 2023

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