The Pennsylvania State University Astrobiology Summer Program (ASP) will be held at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA on June 6th – August 14th, 2010.
Program details: There will be independent research under the guidance of one or more astrobiologists, a field trip to NASA and astrobiology-related sites around Washington, D.C., weekly seminars, laboratory tours, stargazing opportunities, discussion group, and a research symposium.
Expenses: Travel and living expenses will be covered and participants will receive, in addition, a stipend of $4000 for the summer.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents between their sophomore and senior years at a college or university other than Penn State (exceptional applicants between their freshman and sophomore years will be considered). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a research interest in astrobiology and be contemplating a career in science. College graduates are not eligible. Application deadline: February 19th, 2010.
Please visit the ASP website for details: http://evo.bio.psu.edu/asp/