Summer REU in Mexico: Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University, Northeastern Illinois University, and the Yucatan Center for Scientific Research are offering a Research Experience for Undergraduates program for Summer 2020. Participants will work with faculty mentors and other students to research water resources in the Yucatan Peninsula.

The program is eight weeks (June 15-August 7), with the first and last two weeks at the NIU campus. The other four weeks will be spent researching in and around Cancun, Mexico. Participants will be provided with room and board, as well as a $600 per week stipend, for the duration of the program. Applicants should be current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors. Please note the deadline for applications is February 1, 2020.

More information about this exciting opportunity, including project descriptions and application requirements, can be found at