External Funding

The Explorers Club - Supports the fieldwork of serious researchers and, as part of its public service commitment, offers grants

Pathways to Science - search engine to find summer research programs by discipline, geography, and more

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) - supports undergraduates over the summer in active research in all disciplines funded by NSF

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Entry Point - Internships, mentoring, and technology primarily in STEM fields for students with disabilities.  Fall applications

Amgen Scholars - summer research opportunities

US-DOE Argonne Student Research Particiaption Program - summer research for science and engineering majors

DOE Scholars Program - supports students and recent graduates in a variety of fields from engineering to communications

Department of Homeland Security - a summer internship program in homeland security related STEM fields

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)  - provides multidisciplinary research opportunities

Sigma Xi - provides up to $1000 for all areas of science and engineering for travel or non-standard equipment

Center for Chemical Innovation in Solar Fuels - Research addresses the efficient and economical conversion of solar energy into stored chemical fuels

Chemistry at the Space-Time Limit - Research focuses on developing the essential science and technology to probe single chemical events in real space and time

Center for Chemical Evolution - Research focuses on understanding how small molecules can self assemble and evolve to form biopolymers like RNA and proteins, and how this may have played a role in the origins of life

Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry - Research focuses on enhancing the sustainable chemistry toolbox, providing new materials and methods for fabrication of next-generation electronic and energy devices

Center for Selective C-H Functionalization - Research focuses on developing the chemistry for selective C-H functionalization to revolutionize the practice of chemical synthesis

Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment - Research focuses on transforming our ability to accurately predict the impact of aerosols on climate and the environment by bringing real-world chemical complexity into the laboratory

National Institute of Standards and Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program Grant

The University of California, Irvine provides a search engine for external research opportunities on their UROP page. They provide information on opportunities organized by research area.