Date posted: Nov 28, 2023

Chemists with Disabilities Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

NSF Center for Computer-Assisted Synthesis | United State of America (USA)

Opportunity Type: Research Experience for Undergrads (REU), Fellowships

Current Program: Bachelor's

Topics: Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computational Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

Sector: Academia

Compensation: Paid

Remote Position: No

Opportunity Description:

The Center for Computer-Assisted Synthesis (C-CAS) is a National Science Foundation-supported Phase II Center for Chemical Innovation dedicated to research at the intersection of organic chemistry and computer science.

C-CAS is offering summer undergraduate research fellowships to students with disabilities to do research at any of the fifteen partner universities of C-CAS (University of California-Berkeley, Colorado State, Notre Dame, Princeton, Caltech, Carnegie Mellon, Colorado College, Pomona College, University of California- Los Angeles, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, American University, College of the Holy Cross, University of Tennesee-Knoxville, Occidental College, Whitman College & University of Utah). The program is open to any current undergraduate students with disabilities (mobile, sensory, learning, psychological, medical, or other), whose research interests are aligned with the topics covered by C-CAS (organic mechanism and synthesis, computational chemistry, and computer science). The hosting institutions are prepared to create and maintain suitable environments for the visiting fellows and meet all accessibility needs.

Preference will be given to sophomore and junior students in chemistry or computer science fellowship offers will be made on a case-by-case basis.The fellowship takes place over ten weeks (May 28th, 2024- August 2nd, 2024):
C-CAS provides a stipend plus a housing allowance
Under the mentorship of a researcher at a C-CAS member institution, the fellows perform state-of-the-art research over the summer of 2024. At the end of the summer, each fellow will share their research via presentation.

How to Apply?

Visit the C-CAS Website (
In the application, located on the website, you will be asked for a personal statement, a research statement, and an unofficial transcript and resume. Application deadline is Feb. 1st, 2024
Lastly, arrange for two letters of recommendation to be emailed to The letters can be from advisors, professors, lab supervisors, or anyone who can speak to your work. Make sure they subject the email with your name.
Complete the application
Visit, to learn more about C-CAS and what research is taking place across the center.
Letters of recommendation

Program Dates:

Summer 2024


February 1, 2024

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