Summer Undergraduate Program

 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities in RNA Biology 

Fellowships are available to provide summer stipend support to OSU undergraduate students who are working full-time in Center for RNA Biology faculty member labs. Applications will be accepted until February 15, 2020, and decisions will be announced by March 15, 2020. Five (5) fellowship positions will be funded directly by the Center for RNA Biology (CRB) and will follow the eligibility criteria listed below. One additional fellowship (Daniel Schoenberg RNA undergraduate research fellowship) will be awarded based on additional criteria, as detailed on the next page. Students who are interested in being considered both for the CRB fellowships and Schoenberg fellowship should indicate this by checking the box on the application form when it is submitted. 

Fellowships will consist of a stipend of $4000 to be awarded to support the student’s full-time summer work in their OSU lab. 


1) Students must be currently (as of SP20) enrolled full-time at The Ohio State University and must have spent at least one academic semester performing research in the laboratory of a faculty member in the Center for RNA Biology. The same CRB Faculty member must agree to be responsible for overseeing the student’s summer research project. 

2) Students must be planning to graduate no sooner than the end of AU 2020. 

3) Student must be available for full-time research during at least 10 weeks of Summer 2020 starting no later than May 18, 2020. Students must be available to participate in Summer research poster session on July 21, 2020. Enrollment in classes while being supported by the fellowship is not permitted. 

Click the link below to download the full application.

CRB summer UG fellowship 2020

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Zack Mikesell