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Scholarships and Internships

To enhance your experience as a biology student and to increase your chances of achieving your career goals, consider applying for scholarships and research internships and attending conferences.  Information regarding scholarships, internships, conferences, and meetings are posted on this page.  You can also obtain up-to-date information by following us on our Twitter site.

  • The Ecuadorian Scholars Fund (ESF) provides scholarship for Ecuadorian students to obtain a college degree. For the 2014-2015 academic year, JUVE will award 10 Ecuadorian students with a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each.

    The deadline to apply is August 31, 2014. More Information>>

  • The NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Program annually awards $1,000 scholarships to qualifying public housing residents who are enrolled full-time at senior and community colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY). The application deadline is June 30, 2014.  For more informatrion, email Gloria.figueroa@lehman.cuny.edu
  • St. George’s Scholarship for Lehman College students of British and Commonwealth heritage entering their senior year. The awards, of up to $5,000 each, will enable Lehman students to complete their studies and graduate. Deadline to apply is July 10, 2014. For more informatrion, email Gloria.figueroa@lehman.cuny.edu
  • This summer, PLEN (the Public Leadership Education Network) is hosting two 2-day conferences targeted for women ages 18 - 24 who are looking to plan, implement, and hone their career goals in Washington, D.C.  Scholarships for students are available for both seminars. More Information>>
  • The New York League of Puerto Rican Women, Inc. (NYLPRW) is currently accepting applications for the 2014 College Awards. Deadline to apply is July 7, 2014. Email gloria.figueroa@lehman.cuny.edu for further information. 
  • The NYCHA-CUNY Resident Scholarship Program annually awards $1,000 scholarships to qualifying public housing residents who are enrolled full-time at senior and community colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY). Email gloria.figueroa@lehman.cuny.edu for further information or Apply online by June 30 at nychascholarship
  • Public Health Online, a non-commercial organization is providing Scholarship and financial aid guide for students seeking out degrees in Public Health and other Healthcare specialties. More Information>>
  • Noyce Scholarship opportunity is available for freshman and/or sophomore students who are interested in teaching Mathematics or Science. For further information contact Dr. Serigne Gningueat serigne.gningue@lehman.cuny.edu
  • Jobs available for biology students in New Paltz New York. Seasonal Ranger, PDF. Camp Educator, PDF. Seasonal Environmental Educator, PDF.
  • Biomedical Research Assistantships are avaialble to work at HighTechnology Services or at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama City,
    Panama. Deadline: April 15, 2014. PDF.
  • Scholarships are available for eligible graduate and undergraduate students through the University Student Senate (USS). Application packets are available in the Office of Academic Testing, Scholarships & Awards in Shuster Hall Room 205. Deadline: April 8, 2014. For further information email: gloria.figueroa@lehman.cuny.edu
  • Summer field courses that teach fundamental concepts and essential research methods in ecosystem science are available to undergraduates (PDF). Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies (EFS) and summer Caribbean Ecosystem field studies are now accepting applications. More Information>>
  • Summer research workshop (PDF) in Gozo and Malta. Do collective research in beekeeping traditions in an interdisciplinary setting. More Information>>
  • Study abroad, Internships and Volunteer for veterinary field study, wildlife conservation, biosphere reserve or carnivore conservation through Eko Tracks. Further Information>>
  • Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is currently hiring Health Staff and Registered Nurses for their 2014season and are searching for motivated health-oriented individuals to fill positions. Positions are available for registered nurses and undergraduate health majors as well as those with Standard First Aid & CPR or greater certifications. More Information>>
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is actively recruiting candidates for the NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) for the 2014-2015 academic year. The NIH UGSP offers competitive scholarships to students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. Apply by March 3, 2014. Further Information>
  • Summer research opportunity at Washington University in St. Louis is available for students interested in genomics research. Apply by February 7, 2014. More Information>>
  • Nebraska's summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathemtics fields. Apply by February 17, 2014. More Information>>
  • The Pediatric Oncology Education Program is offering research opportunity for pre-doctoral students preparing for careers in biomedical sciences, medicine, and pharmacy to gain biomedical and oncology research experience. Apply by February 1, 2014. More Information>>
  • A nine-week National Science Foundation summer undergraduate research experience for future Earth science, chemistry, and biology teachers. Apply by February 15, 2014. More Information>>
  • Undergraduate summer research program is available through the SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Apply by March 1, 2013. More Information>>
  • Undergraduate summer research internship program is available through the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Apply by February 7, 2014, if you are interested in research on plant sciences to beneift human health and promote agricultural sustainability worldwide. More Information>>
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is offering undergraduate students in STEM majors $5000.00 stipend plus travel expenses to participate in their summer internship program. Apply by Januray 6, 2014. More Information>>
  • The New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NYCHCC) is providing scholarship awards to students who meet specific criteria. Apply by November 20, 2013. More Information>>
  • Neuroscience Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) at Brooklyn College. All NSF REU recipients will receive a stipend of $3,100.
  • Interested students should email Susan Chi (schi@gc.cuny.edu) ASAP and apply by October 19, 2013. More Information>>
  • The Women's Forum Inc. is offering awards of $10,000 to qualifying undergraduate students. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2013. More Information>>
  • The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship offers current seniors, recent graduates, and career changers in the STEM fields a $30,000 stipend to complete an intensive master'sdegree program that focuses on a year-long experience in real-world classroom. More Information>>
  • Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program offers a unique opportunity for pre-doctoral students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences medicine, and pharmacy to gain biomedical and oncology research experience. More Information>>
  • The LCU Foundation is providing grant funds to women undergraduate students who have a financial need related to their housing situation. More Information>>
  • Young Latinas Leadership Institute Scholarship. The program provides an annual $1,000 scholarship to Latina undergraduate students for four (4) years. Deadline to apply is September 30, 2013. For further information email Gloria.figueroa@lehman.cuny.edu.
  • Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program for students wishing to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. Apply by 5:00 PM ET on October 1, 2013. More Information>>
  • St. George's Scholarship - awards of up to $5000.00 available to Lehman College undergraduate students to complete their studies and graduate. Deadline: August 1, 2013. For more information, contact Ms. Gloria Figueroa at Gloria.Figueroa@lehman.cuny.edu or at (718) 960-8382.
  • Science undergraduate laboratory internship (SULI) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Apply online by June 12, 2013. More Information>> For questions, contact Julie.Malicoat@orau.org
  • Internship opportunity in South Africa. Gain real-world practical experience by participating in environmental journalism and wildlife filming. More Information>>
  • CUNY Service Corps Program will pay students to serve in various roles throughout the community. Apply online by June 1, 2013. More Information>>
  • Frog Tutoring is hiring tutors from all majors to work with students in the Bronx, NY area. More Information>>
  • Scholarship, internship, and leadership training available through the Adelante U.S. Education Leadership Fund. Deadline: May 31, 2013. More Information>>
  • Free Summer Science Institute offers Bridge to Physics and Bridge to Chemistry workshops for Lehman students. To register contact Ms. Karla Contreras at (718) 518-6735 or at kcontreras@hostos.cuny.edu
  • Scholarship for Hispanic-Latino undergraduate students through the National Hispanic Business Group (NHBG). Deadline: May 31, 2013. For further information contact: Gloria Figueroa at 718-960-8382. More Information>>
  • Win a scholarship from New York City College line. Deadline: March 30, 2013. More Information>>
  • Summer research opportunity at the National Center for Toxicological Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Arkansas. More Information>>
  • Summer research opportunity available at the University of Michigan Interdisciplinary REU Program. Deadline: March 15, 2013. More Information >>
  • Seasonal job opportunities with the Long Island Sound Water Quality Monitoring Program (LIS). More Information>>
  • Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled or accepted in the City University of New York (CUNY) through the The Institute of Mexicans Abroad. Application Deadline: February 28, 2013. For more information, call 718-960-5115 or email at Mexican.studies@lehman.cuny.edu.
  • Summer research opportunity. 2013 Nebraska Summer Research Program housed on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.Application Deadline: February 15, 2013.
  • Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology Sensing and Signaling Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Application Deadline: February 28, 2013. More Information>>
  • Apply on-line for Columbia University BioIGERT’s Research Program for Undergraduates (RPU) for summer 2013. Deadline: February 14, 2013. More Information>>
  • Apply for The Penn State College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Programs for 2013. Deadline: February 11, 2013. More Information>>
  • Summer research program in biology for undergraduate students at the Institute for Biology Education in Wisconsin, Madison. Deadline: February 15, 2013. More Information>>
  • Summer research opportunities in biotechnology and related science and engineering for undergraduate students through the Amgen Scholars Program. Deadline: February 1, 2013. More Information>>
  • Apply for College Improvement's Cash Scholarship. More Information>>
  • Science undergraduate students can apply by January 15, 2013 for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) HS-STEM Summer Internships. More Information>>
  • HS-STEM Summer research internship for undergraduate and graduate students. Apply by January 15, 2013. More Information>>
  • Summer research internship for minority and female students at the Mickey Leland Fellowship Program offered throught the Office of Fossil Energy. Deadline: January 18, 2013. More Information >>
  • IBP - Institute for Broadening Participation offers NASA and NSF funded opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in research. Apply for summer internships or fellowships. More Information >>
  • Apply for the NIH/NCI-funded Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program. The program offers a unique opportunity for pre-doctoral students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, and pharmacy to gain biomedical and oncology research experience. More Information>>
  • Nebraska summer research program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Deadline: February 15, 2013. More Information>>
  • Summer research opportunities at Caltech. To apply Contact Carol Casey at casey@caltech.edu or (626) 395-2887.
  • AMGEN scholars program at Caltech. Deadline: February 15, 2013. More Information>>
  • Summer undergraduate minority research program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Deadline: March 13, 2013. More Information>>
  • Summer undergraduate research fellowship program at The State University of New York Upstate Medical University. Deadline: February 15, 2013. More Information>>
  • If you are looking for a paid internship or job, be sure to visit your AfterCollege Career Network
  • Stevens Institute of Technology is offering fully-funded fellowship awards for high-achieving students interested in advanced academic study and careers in Maritime Security. Deadline: February 15, 2013. Contact Beth Austin DeFares, Director of Education, CSR, at bdefares@stevens.edu. More Information>>
  • SURF Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Plant Biology. $4,000 summer stipend. Deadline: February 24, 2013. More Information >>
  • Paid summer internships at Harvard Medical School. Free housing is also provided near the Medical School. More Information >>
  • Earn your Master of public administration in enviornmental science and policy at Columbia University. More Information >>
  • Cancer research opportunity summer 2013. Deadline: February 1, 2013. Apply at Pediatric Oncology Education Program.
  • The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine provides an outstanding environment for the training of future veterinary scientists through our combined VMD-PhD program.
  • Internships at Eko Tracks. Study abroad programs in veterinary science and wildlife conservation, internship in wildlife conservation and park management, volunteer opportunities in wildlife rehabilitation, a field expedition and eco tours in southern Africa.
  • New Job Opportunities with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.For more information and to apply online, Click Here
  • Internship Opportunity - Become better prepared for graduate school in Biosciences while receiving a stipend. Apply for SiGuE program.
  • Frog Tutoring is hiring Lehman tutors to work with students in the Bronx area.
  • AfterCollege: Instructional, operations, leadership and internship career opportunities across network of 12 public schools in the areas of Education/Teaching, Legal, Human Resources, and Business Administration.
  • The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has new career and internship opportunities available for biology students. For further information Click Here.
  • Summer research opportunities in plant biology at the ASPB Diversity Bank. For further information Click Here.
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Opportunities. For further information Click Here.
  • Internship and Research Opportunities through ORAU SEP. For further information Click Here.
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