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German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

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RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. RISE offers unique opportunities for Bachelor students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of two to three months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. The working language will be English.

Award / Eligibility Details:

All scholarship holders receive stipends from the DAAD to help cover living expenses, while partner universities & research institutes provide housing assistance. Applicants must be enrolled, full-time students in an undergraduate degree-granting program at an accredited North American college or university and will return to the US or Canada after the scholarship period to complete their bachelor's degree. Foreign nationals may be eligible to apply if they have been full-time students at an American or Canadian university for at least one year at the time of application.

Deadline: Late January each year

Academic Level: Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development;Study Abroad / International Exchange

Field of Study: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: International

Citizenship eligibility: Foreign Citizen / International Student;Permanent Resident;US Citizen;US National

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