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Undergraduates considering travel to and participation in any in-person conference, competition, or other activity related to their academic experience must:

  1. Obtain approval from their primary division (KSAS, Peabody, WSE).

  2. If approved by divisional leadership, approval must also be obtained from the Provost’s Office team led by Jon Links, Chief Risk Officer and Vice Provost.

  3. If both approvals are acquired, the undergraduate may travel to and participate in the event.

Note: University administration reserves the right to revoke travel permissions based on pandemic guidelines.

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If you are looking for a structured research experience or funding, HOUR has compiled an extensive list of programs and internships within the university and beyond. Search using relevant fields for the best opportunities for you.

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ForagerOne is a resource database of university faculty and other mentors that allows Hopkins undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students to identify researchers and projects that match with their research interests.

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HOUR is proud to offer a number of programs for registered Hopkins undergraduates to help facilitate valuable research experiences. All HOUR programs encourage applications from students from under-served backgrounds, those underrepresented in STEM fields, and those who have no prior research experience.

Explore summer experiences >

The NSF (National Science Foundation) offers an extensive list of Summer REUs (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) funded at institutions around the U.S. Students applying to NSF REUs must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents of the U.S. These programs are highly competitive (abt. 8 students per program), so we encourage you to apply to all that interest you.

*All projects involving human subjects (including interviews) MUST be approved by the Homewood Institutional Review Board (HIRB) office prior to starting. Information about HIRB requirements and the approval process can be found here. Contact with any questions and to begin the approval process prior to starting any research. In order for HOUR to release funding for such projects, students must provide an IRB determination letter for our files.
**All projects involving international travel (including a country you are a citizen of) MUST be registered and approved by the Office of Study Abroad prior to traveling. Contact prior to scheduling your trip. For HOUR to release funding for such projects, students must provide an approval letter from the Office of Study Abroad for our files.
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