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Fort Johnson Summer Undergraduate Research Program

National Science Foundation-supported Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program: "Resilience and Response of Marine Organisms 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.

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.

Summer 2019 application is now available!

Important dates

Feb 15, 2019   application and reference due

May 29, 2019   program arrival date

Aug 9, 2019     program departure date

REU Research Blog

2018 REU group shot

           2018 Fort Johnson REU Interns on Otter Island