We are now taking applications for RMBL’s 2016 undergraduate research program at:
Follow the link for ‘students’
Each year the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) matches
approximately 40 students with mentors from around the world. Students have opportunities to work on a wide array of ecological and evolutionary field projects. Additionally, students have the opportunity to supplement their research project with additional training in field ecology or wildlife biology. RMBL provides REU funding for approximately 10 students. RMBL also makes available additional scholarships. Consequently financial need should not preclude students from applying.
This is a wonderful opportunity for students thinking about a career in the sciences. RMBL is located in Gothic, Colorado, a stunningly beautiful location in the Rockies. Because we host approximately 100 graduate students and senior scientists, undergraduates have an opportunity to learn about graduate programs from around the world. Many undergraduates end up as co-authors on scientific papers and start building professional networks that foster their career across a lifetime. We have had many undergraduates turn their summer research into a senior thesis project, even though they have not necessarily had someone from their school present at RMBL during the summer.
Our program does fill. We encourage strongly motivated
applicants, including applicants who need financial support, to submit their
online application by Feb. 15 for REU applicants and by March 1 for RMBL Scholarships. Students can apply for both sources of funds with one application.