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Opportunities for Students

Approachable faculty, world-class facilities, plus abundant research opportunities — even at the undergraduate level — are just some of the reasons to study science at the University of Idaho.

Beyond our exciting degree programs and engaging science classes, University of Idaho students have unsurpassed opportunities to participate in the excitement of research. Our faculty believe the best preparation for a scientific career is to be part of a vibrant scientific community and to DO science!

Student Research Expo

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to explore the weird, wild and profoundly challenging frontiers of science.

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Hill Fellowship

The recipients of the Hill Fellowship receive a research budget and a scholarship for up to three semesters.

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Clubs and Leadership Opportunities

College of Science offers a variety of active and engaging clubs and student organizations

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Internships are a great way for students to get out there and experience what it’s like to be a scientist in the professional world.

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Office of Undergrad Research

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research to find out how you can conduct research of your own.

Explore your research options


Our undergraduate students aid in recruitment efforts and act as official representatives of the College of Science.

Meet our Ambassadors

Biological Sciences Research Awards

The Department of Biological Sciences encourages undergraduate research and annually offers five undergraduate research awards, including the Curtis and Mary Sundquist Award and four departmental awards to support these activities.

Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Summer REU is a 10–week summer program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Students participate in independent research project that address current questions with cutting-edge approaches in state–of–the–art facilities.

Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119