The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI) at Tulane is a student and teacher research program that centers on enhancing and coordinating existing STEM pipeline activities at Tulane and creating and supporting undergraduate research opportunities and activities. The overall goal of this program is to place teachers and underrepresented minority undergraduate students in research projects to investigate the impacts of the oil, dispersed oil, and dispersant on the ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico and affected Gulf Coast States and its associated environmental stresses and public health implications (View Abstract).
The GRI research program will be a ten-week program (6 weeks for teachers) of directed research and training in research methods. A total of 7 underrepresented minority undergraduate students and 1 teacher will be placed in research projects at Tulane. Each student will receive a $3,000 summer stipend (meals not included) and on-campus housing. Teachers will receive a $6,000 stipend. Program Dates: May 28, 2013 - July 26, 2013
Program Requirements and Student Expectations
The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative is open to minority undergraduate students enrolled at Tulane interested in pursuing a career in science, engineering, or mathematics. Students must meet the following criteria:
Each participant is required to complete the entire ten week-program. The research objectives of the program are substantial and require full-time student commitment.
Apply Now. Deadline: April 5, 2013
Please submit all application documents for review to Benetta Horne, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Lindy Boggs Building, 3rd Floor.
For any questions contact Benetta Horne, (504) 314-2920, firstname.lastname@example.org
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