The University of Wisconsin-Madison offers numerous opportunities for undergraduates to participate in research. Some opportunities that may be of interest to Environmental Sciences majors are as follows…
- Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships – Must have at least junior standing
- Holstrom Environmental Scholarships – Must have at least junior standing
- Ronald E. McNair Scholars program – The goal of this program is to increase the number of students in doctoral degree programs who are low-income and first generation undergraduates or students who come from groups underrepresented in graduate education.
- Undergraduate Research Scholars – This program provides first and second year undergraduates with opportunities to earn credit by doing research with UW-Madison faculty and staff
- Undergraduate Symposium – an annual symposium that showcases undergraduate research at UW-Madison
- Wisconsin Idea Undergraduate Fellowships (WIF) – Must have at least sophomore standing
In addition to these opportunities, students can also participate in research through the U.S. National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) Program.