Eligibility of Applicants
Each year, we will recruit six (6) students in engineering, biology, and other related fields of colleges and universities in the U.S.. Undergraduate and graduate students who are US citizens or permanent residents (Green-card holders) are eligible for this program, according to the NSF requirement. Underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Preferred qualifications include interest in bio-inspired design and research and intention to pursue careers in science and engineering in the future.
IRES Funding (for Each Student)
$5500 stipend for 10 weeks; housing at CSU/Rutgers and POSTECH provided at no charge; airtickts from Cleveland to Seoul; up to $500 travel funds between CSU/Retgers and home city; up to $500 conference travel funds for accepted IRES research presentations.
How to Apply
Prospective IRES students will submit their applications via the NSF ETAP website "BIOFLOW Research in South Korea (Summer 2023)" by March 15th, 2023. Selection results will be sent out in early April.