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Research Opportunity Links

SHARP: Summer Hope Academic Research Program
 
Hope College Departmental Research Opportunities:
Biology Geological & Environmental Sciences
Chemistry Mathematics
Computer Science Nursing
Engineering Physics

Recognized for excellence in undergraduate research...

US News and World Report Hope College consistently remains in the top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges in the nation
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Over 4.35 Million in grants for research with students:
1996 grant: $700,000
2000 grant: $750,000
2004 grant: 1.5 million
2008 grant: 1.4 million
2012 grant: 1.0 million

Beckman Scholars Program Only college or university with five consecutive awards
Project Kaleidoscope

Recognized as "a program that works"

NSF- Research Experience for Undergraduates

2008: 3 REU Programs
2009: 4 REU Programs
2010: 4 REU Programs
2011: 4 REU Programs
2012: 5 REU Programs

Hope Graduates are recognized for their excellent skills...

Franklin and Marshall Study Top 6% in Nation for future Ph.D. holders (1920-1995)
NSF Graduate Fellowships 19 fellowship awardes and 17 honorable mentions since 2003. 14 fellowship awardees and 11 honorable mentions since 2008.
Beckman Foundation 15 Beckman Scholarships since 1999. Five scholarships since 2006.
Goldwater

11 Goldwater scholarships since 1999.

Six Goldwater Awardees and five honorable mentions since 2006

 

External grants and publications...

External Grants

2011-2012: 3.9 million
2010-2011: 1.9 million
2009-2010: 4.5 million
2008-2009: 3.5 million

Faculty Publications and Presentations:

71 Publications

132 Presentations

Student co-authors: 60
Student Researchers
2008:
138 summer research students
126 research students during the academic year
2009:
153 summer research students
118 research students during the academic year
2010:
177 summer research students

106 research students during the academic year

2011:
179 summer research students
128 reserach students during the academic year
2012:
154 summer research students