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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
2019 Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions
  • The purpose of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Team (SRT) Program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in research areas that support the mission and goals of DHS. This program provides faculty and student research teams with the opportunity to conduct research at the university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers). The SRT Program and DHS Centers are sponsored by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs.
  • Faculty receive a $1,200 weekly stipend and are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in follow-on funding at the end of their appointment.
  • Graduate students receive a $700 weekly stipend.
  • Undergraduate students receive a $600 weekly stipend.
  • 10-week research experiences are offered at university-based DHS Centers of Excellence (DHS Centers).
  • Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.
  • Application deadline: December 21, 2018 11:59 pm EST.
  • Detailed information about the program can be found at
Events organized by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR): See for more information. 
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium
    • October 28, 2018 – October 29, 2018
    • Westin Alexandria Hotel – Alexandria, VA
  • Beginning a Research Program in the Natural Sciences Institute
    • November 16, 2018 – November 18, 2018
    • Skidmore College – Saratoga Springs, NY
  • CUR Dialogues 2019 Advancing Future Research: Strategies for Long-Term Sustainability
    • February 14, 2019 – February 17, 2019
    • Crystal Gateway Marriott – Arlington, VA