Hampton University Physics & the National Science Foundation UnIPhy-REU

Undergraduate Institute in Physics Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The Department of Physics at Hampton University provides research opportunities in nuclear, particle, optical, and medical physics and in atmospheric sciences to selected undergraduate students. All participants will experience hands-on research with faculty in one of the five state-of-the-art research centers at Hampton University or at the nearby Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Exceptionally qualified students may also be selected to spend all or part of the summer conducting research at MIT.


12 students will be selected to participate in UnIPhy-REU. Participants must be US citizens or permanent residents enrolled in a two- or four-year institution at the time of the program. Preference will be given to applicants majoring in physics with prior research experience.For the eight weeks of participation, students will receive a stipend of $4,000, housing on campus, and support for meals. Students will be reimbursed for the cost of travel up to $300.

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Deadline for applications: March 15!