Here’s info on another GIS student research opportunity for summer 2013. This one is hosted by Georgia State University. It’s part of the same NSF-funded ‘Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program as the California State Long Beach program we posted about a few weeks ago. The Geogria State program focuses on addressing social/environmental disparities through community geography and provides a stipend, housing and expenses. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 1st – so move fast! More info from the announcement below.
Georgia State University will be hosting This summer at Georgia State University in Atlanta, we are pleased to host the second year of our “Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site: Addressing Social and Environmental Disparities through Community Geography and Geographic Information Systems”. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation. The program runs June 10th – July 25th 2013. The flier and application form are attached.
Research Interests: Working with faculty mentors in one of three research tracks, selectedundergraduates will engage in community-based research and fieldwork to quantitatively and qualitatively examine neighborhood change, property markets, social geographies, air and soil quality, urban green spaces, and neighborhood visioning in partnership with neighborhood residents and community groups in Atlanta, Georgia.
Compensation: Each REU student will receive a competitive funding package, including: a $3000 stipend, up to $250 in travel support to/from Atlanta, up to $750 for conference presentations, free room and most meals at GSU, and 3 required texts.
Application Process: Applications are due Friday, March 1st @ 5 PM EST. Complete application instructions and the application form can be found at http://csaw.gsu.edu/nsf-reu/
To Learn More: Visit http://csaw.gsu.edu/nsf-reu/