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The Computer Science Department at Hope College with support from the Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program of the National Science Foundation, is providing an opportunity for a number of undergraduate computer science students to participate in a nine-week research program.

Dates:  May 31 - July 29, 2011

Stipend: $4,700

Housing: On-campus housing provided at no cost

Travel: Limited travel funds are available for participants

Eligibility: Any U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has not received a baccalaureate degree and will be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in Fall, 2011 is eligible. Women and members of minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Projects: You will be working with research mentors at Hope College on one of several research projects.  These projects are listed below:

  1. Algorithms for Graph Pebbling with Chuck Cusack
  2. Human Computing Games for Graph Problems with Chuck Cusack
  3. Modeling Bacterial Metabolism and Genetic Regulation with Matt DeJongh
  4. Assistive Technology with Android on Mobile Phones with Mike Jipping
  5. Building an online survey system with Ryan McFall

Application Details

An online application, a transcript of all undergraduate work, and a letter of recommendation from a faculty member must be submitted on or before
  • February 25, 2011 for students not at Hope College
  • February 11, 2011 for students at Hope College
No transcript or letter are required from Hope students.

To apply for the program, you must apply online at