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Explore Eight Research Programs for Research Week 2021

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March 1-5 is Research Week!UCEAP student snorkeling in Costa Rica

Celebrate with 8 research-focused programs. Education abroad goes beyond simply study; pursue research opportunities from robotics to protecting UNESCO world heritage sites to computer-aided surgery.

Additionally, there are $1,000 stipends for students who have conducted exceptional research while studying abroad as determined by the UC Education Abroad Program.

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Research-Themed Programs Abroad

Whether with a specific focus on research or with special opportunities to focus on research through elective coursework, these are eight excellent programs with opportunities for all students interested in research:

Program Term(s) Engineering Natural Sciences SSHA Fields
UCEAP - COSTA RICA - Tropical Biology and Conservation Fall
UCEAP - HONG KONG - Research in Hong Kong Summer
UCEAP - JAPAN - Engineering & Science Spring
UCEAP - JAPAN - STEM Research in Osaka Summer  
UCEAP - JAPAN - STEM Research in Tokyo Summer
UCEAP - MEXICO - Field Research in Mexico Fall    
UCEAP - SINGAPORE - STEM Research in Singapore Summer  
UCEAP - TAIWAN - Research in Taipei Summer

UCEAP's Undergraduate Research Awards

Did you know that you can pick up a $1,000 stipend for research you conduct abroad? For exceptional researching while studying abroad on UCEAP, you can pick up an award for your research.

Here's a little more on the Undergraduate Research Awards: These awards recognize undergraduate students who have conducted exceptional research while studying abroad on UCEAP. Awards, consisting of a $1,000 stipend each, are offered annually in each of three disciplinary areas: the humanities, social sciences, and sciences and engineering.

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Start Your Application

Ready to apply? Head over to the MyStudyAbroad Portal to begin your find your progam and being your application today.