Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board
Health Professions Opportunity Grant (HPOG)
HPOG provides an opportunity for low income individuals to obtain an education and training in high-demand healthcare careers.
University of South Dakota
CURCS (Council for Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship)
U Discover: Undergraduate summer research experience for USD undergraduates ($3000 stipend + $400
for research expenses or travel).
SPURA (Summer Program for Undergraduate Research in Addiction)
Summer undergraduate research experience run by the USD Center for Brain and Behavior Research
Dept. Chemistry Northern Plains REU*
Summer undergraduate research experience run by USD Chemistry Department
USD Sustainability REU
Sustainable River (Biology, Earth Science, and Sustainability faculty)
USD Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network B.R.I.N.
Undergraduate Research at Sanford Research
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Research Initiatives for Students Enhancement—Undergraduate Program (RISE-UP)
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site
Lists all REU sites currently active and can be search by research area and/or by state.
NIDA Summer Research Internship Program
Participate in research internships with NIDA’s distinguished scientists at universities across the
Native Pathways to College/ American Indian College Fund
Native Pathways to College Program. The Native Pathways to College Program works to increase the number of Native American students enrolled in college, support successful transfer of two-year tribal college and university (TCU) students to four-year institutions, and increase the admissions testing and college readiness of high school students through academic preparedness strategies.