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Neuroscience Undergraduate Summer Research Grants

Neuroscience Undergraduate Summer Research Grants 2023

We are accepting applications for Neuroscience Undergraduate Summer Research Grant. Proposals will be funded at $4000 for 8 weeks full-time summer research in a Northwestern University laboratory on a neuroscience topic. Only declared Neuroscience majors are eligible. No outside work or classes are permitted during the grant award period and no travel is funded.

Application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 19, 2023 by 5 pm please send applications by email to Only complete and on-time applications will be considered.

The ~2 page single-spaced research proposal should include the following sections.



If you applied to SURG or WCAS for summer funds, you may submit the same or an amended version to Neuroscience but multiple awards are not permitted.

In addition to this proposal, the faculty mentor (not the post-doc or grad student) should send an email directly to  with the following:

Students selected for funding will be expected to present their work at an end-of-summer symposium if health conditions permit.