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Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program

National Science Foundation-supported Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program: "Marine Organismal Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change"


The Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a ten week internship combining independent research with activities to promote career development and science communication skills. Participants will investigate diverse topics on the health of marine organisms at the individual, population, community, and species levels, using a wide variety of laboratory and field techniques. Up to 10 fellowships are awarded each year through the cooperative efforts of the 5 marine institutions at Fort Johnson and supported by funds from the National Science Foundation and the College of Charleston School of Sciences and Mathematics.

The Fort Johnson REU program is back for summer 2017!  Please visit the links on the sidebar to get an overview of our program, to learn about research areas of mentor labs, and to access application materials.

Application due date: Wed, February 15, 2017

Program arrival date: Wed, May 31, 2017

Program departure date:  Fri, Aug 11, 2017

2015 REU group shot

                  2015 Fort Johnson REU Interns outside the South Carolina Aquarium on Charleston Harbor

                                           Read the student blog about research from summer 2015!