Undergraduate Research Opportunities

2019 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) sites in Kentucky

The REU program is funded by the National Science Foundation and provides opportunities for undergraduates interested in all disciplines of science research. Applications for these summer programs are typically due early in the calendar year. Here are some REU hosts in Kentucky- a link to other REU opportunities across the country is at the bottom of this page.

Disturbance Ecology in Central Appalachia at EKU

May 20 – July 26, 2019
Applications due February 15, 2019.
Questions can be sent to David Brown or Stephen Richter at bioreu@eku.edu.


Theoretically Interesting Molecules at NKU (and other locations)

Contact the program to find out the deadline


  The Parker Academy: Investigating the Intersection of Freedom, Social Justice, Archaeology, History, and Geography at NKU

Contact William Landon for details: landonwl@nku.edu

A Multidisciplinary Research Experience in Engineered Bioactive Interfaces & Devices at UK, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, August 2, 2019
Application Deadline: February 11, 2019

Summer Program in the Biochemical Sciences at UK

Monday, May 20th – Friday, July 26th, 2019
Application Deadline is February 15

Interdisciplinary Micro/Nano-manufacturing Program Addressing Challenges Today (IMPACT)  at U of L

 June 3 to August 13, 2019
Contact Kevin Walsh to find out Application deadline: walsh@louisville.edu


Find NSF-funded REU programs, in (almost) all 50 states, and a few US Territories, here: