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Young Scholars Program 

The Young Scholars Program is an opportunity for high school students to participate in an authentic research experience at a world-class research university, under the mentorship of a faculty member or graduate student. We currently are recruiting students who are local to Urbana, Illinois and Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Summer 2017 Young Scholars at University of Illinois
Summer 2017 Young Scholars at University of Illinois

Research Experience for Undergraduate Students 

POETS REU program is a ten-week summer research program that provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to explore careers in research. This program places students at one of its four universities: Howard UniversityStanford UniversityUniversity of Arkansas,  and University of Illinois. All expenses are paid including a $5,000 stipend, housing, and airfare (for non-Stanford participants only), and support to present research at national conferences.

Adam Castaneda presents his research at the Illinois Summer Research Symposium