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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Hazards and Risks of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest

This program is complete and is no longer accepting applications.

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Program information

Up to 10 students each summer:

  • Participate in an online introduction to interdisciplinary research during spring quarter to prepare for summer research;
  • Come to Ellensburg, WA, for 9 weeks during the summer to work on a mentored research project related to hazards and risks of climate change and an interdisciplinary project about communicating hazards and risks of climate change;
  • Develop mentoring and advising relationships with faculty at Central Washington University and at their home institution to learn more about transferring, opportunities for advanced study, and careers in the STEM disciplines;
  • Receive a stipend of $4,500 plus room and board and travel expenses;
  • Present their research at the Northwest Climate Conference

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This program is funded by The National Science Foundation.


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