NSF REU Site: Research Institute in Sociology and Social Inequality
The Texas A&M Sociology Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) offers summer fellowships to do world class research.
This program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant #1757813.
Research Projects and Activities: At a Glance
Nationally known faculty will involve students in on-going research projects in areas such as:
- Residential segregation
- Disparities in education
- Disparities in housing and neighborhoods
- Quantitative and qualitative analysis of disparities
- Mapping and other visualization of disparities
- Communicating social science research
- Disparities in criminal justice outcomes and familial impacts
- Immigration and migration
- Measurement of racial and ethnic categories
- Participation in research project working with faculty supervisor/mentor
- Participation in advanced undergraduate seminar in research methods
- Mentoring and guest speakers focusing on graduate training and careers in social science research
- Preparing for and completing the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
- Presenting research findings at end-of-program Research Symposium and at a professional conference
- Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
- Tentative Dates: June 1 – July 24, 2020
- We can accommodate schedule changes on a case-by-case basis; please apply even if these dates conflict with your class schedule.
- Stipend, room, board, and program travel provided
2020 Cohort Application
- The 2020 application will be available in Fall 2019.
- Eligible students can apply directly by completing the instructions on the application page of our website. The application is due February 15, 2020.
NSF program guidelines stipulate that students must be US Citizens or permanent residents and be working toward a four-year degree (graduating December 2020 or later). In addition, our program requires that students have the support and endorsement of a home campus faculty mentor.