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Launching Research Careers
Engineering at Hope College

Hope College has a long, rich history of undergraduate research.

You will work directly with a faculty mentor to answer questions at the forefront of scientific research.

Are you ready to begin your career as a researcher?

Social activities with over 150 fellow research students occur most evenings and weekends.

Hope has had as many as six NSF-REU grants.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Hope College 4th in the nation for undergraduate research in 2003.

Choose from a range of externally funded research projects:

Learn more about the specific projects by clicking on the topics above. The dates for the 2015 research program are May 18 to July 10, unless otherwise indicated.






Students selected for the program will receive a stipend of $3840 for the 8 week program, or $480 per week for projects with a different duration as shown in their project descriptions. Applicants must be registered at Hope College for the following fall semester and must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Apply online at http://sharp.hope.edu

Applications will be reviewed starting February 15, 2015 for Hope College students. We do not anticipate offering any positions to students from other institutions in 2015. All positions are offered pending availability of funding.

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