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SMILE Undergraduate Research Program

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Undergraduate Research The SMILE Undergraduate Research Program sponsors a minigrant competition for research involving undergraduate students. Student researchers work in a research lab from June 1 to July 31, working a total of 35 hours a week on their research. Their research continues throughout the academic year, working between 10 and 15 hours a week in the research lab. Student Stipend  As a student researcher, you will earn a stipend for your research; $3600 for the summer, including room and board at DSU (June 1-July31), and $1500 for both the fall and spring semesters.   Student Travel  As a student researcher, you will also represent DSU at the HBCU-UP National Undergraduate Research Conference. Your faculty sponsor will also choose another regional or national meeting for you to attend.   Eligibility Student researchers must have completed at least 2 semesters as a STEM major by the completion of the spring semester of 2010. Students must be a full-time student through both the fall semester of 2010 and the spring semester of 2011. They may not graduate prior to May 2011. Students must have a GPA of at least 2.8 at the time of they begin working with the faculty member on the research project.   Application Process In order to apply for the Undergraduate Research Program, you must find a faculty sponsor to work on a minigrant proposal with you. The faculty must submit the proposal for the competition. For more information, contact: Dr. Andrew Lloyd Dept of Biological Sciences 1200 N. DuPont Highway Dover, Delaware 19901 Phone: 302-857-6518 Email: alloyd@desu.edu    Back to Program Homepage Back to College Homepage   (c) Copyright 2010 DSU CMNST, Dover, Delaware 19901. All rights reserved.
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HBCU-UP Project Highlights


  • Free Summer Training Camp for STEM Freshmen
  • Peer mentoring
  • Freshman Learning Communities
  • Career counseling
  • Undergraduate research opportunities ($4,000 per year in stipends)
  • Assistance in applying to graduate schools
  • Opportunities to become a peer mentor/leader 

Staff Profile


Dr. Harry L. Williams
Principal Investigator
 
Project Director
 
Co-Principal Investigator
 
Co-Principal Investigator
 
Co-Principal Investigator
 
Project Coordinator
 
Ms. Christine Mens
P/T Evening Technical Secretary
 

External Advisory Board Members


Dr. Richard Guarasci
Dr. Teck-Kah Lim
Dr. F.M. Ross Armbrecht, Jr.
Dr. Randolph J. Guschl
Dr. Michael I. Vaughan
Mr. Malik J. Stewart

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DSU STEM Scholarship

STEM Orientation/Training Camp Registration Form

Incoming Freshmen Checklist

 

 

Incoming Freshmen Checklist

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  Are you an incoming freshman majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)? Here is a helpful checklist to make sure you have registered and applied for all available resources and opportunities as you begin your studies at DSU. DSU Application Step 1 - Apply to Delaware State University. You must submit SAT/ACT scores and your high school transcripts. Make sure to declare you major on your application.   http://www.desu.edu/apply-now Apply for Financial Aid Step 2 - Apply for financial aid. You and your parents must complete the Federal Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). The Financial Assistance Office can assist you. http://www.desu.edu/financial-aid/investing-your-future-paying-college Register for New Student Orientation Step 3 - Find out what it means to be a Hornet. New Student Orientation (NSO) is mandatory for your attendance at DSU. Make sure you register and attend. STEM majors are recommended to attend NSO on June 28-29, 2011. The Admissions Office can schedule this for you.   http://www.desu.edu/admissions Register for STEM Training Camp Step 4 - As a STEM student, you should attend the STEM  Training Camp (August 18-23). This FREE training camp will give you the skills you need to be successful in your challenging major. Click below for registration form. Email to: mvela@desu.edu .   STEM Training Camp Registration Apply for Scholarships Step 5 - Numerous scholarships are available to incoming freshmen. To explore your scholarship options, visit:  http://www.desu.edu/in-state-scholarships     Back to Program Homepage Back to College Homepage (c) Copyright 2011 DSU CMNST, Dover, Delaware 19901. All rights reserved.       
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HBCU-UP Project Highlights


  • Free Summer Training Camp for STEM Freshmen
  • Peer mentoring
  • Freshman Learning Communities
  • Career counseling
  • Undergraduate research opportunities ($4,000 per year in stipends)
  • Assistance in applying to graduate schools
  • Opportunities to become a peer mentor/leader 

Staff Profile

Dr. Harry L. Williams
Principle Investigator
 
Project Director
 
Co-Principle Investigator
 
Co-Principle Investigator
 
Co-Principle Investigator
 
Project Coordinator
 
 

External Advisory Board Members


Dr. Richard Guarasci
Dr. Teck-Kah Lim
Dr. F.M. Ross Armbrecht, Jr.
Dr. Randolph J. Guschl
Dr. Michael I. Vaughan
Mr. Malik J. Stewart

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Engineering Physics Option

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The Engineering Physics curriculum is based on core physics engineering courses plus physics electives within three (3) tracks: Electrical engineering (Link to curriculum) Bioengineering (Link to curriculum) Optical engineering (Link to curriculum) All students who select the Engineering Physics program major must complete the general education program as required of all students (See General Education Requirements). In addition, students must take Physics 191, 192, 201, 202, 220, 361, 362,401, 402, 418; Engineering 205, 210, 211, 212, 220, 221, 302, 309, 340; Mathematics 251, 252, 253; Chemistry 101, and technical electives specific to each track.  Back to Department Homepage Back to College Homepage (c) Copyright 2010 DSU CMNST Dover, Delaware 19901

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