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Summer Conferences

Throughout the summer, departments and units at Saint Louis University host conferences and research programs for students, faculty, staff and other members of the SLU community. 

Undergraduate Research in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Saint Louis University will host the undergraduate summer research program from May 31 - July 29, 2022 on SLU's campus in St. Louis, Missouri. Undergraduate researchers in this program will work in active research groups directed by faculty members in the Department of Chemistry.

Potential research projects in all sub-disciplines of chemistry are available to participants. Applicants must identify three chemistry faculty members whose research is of the most interest to the applicant in their application. Applicants selected for the program will be offered several projects to choose from. 

Participants will receive a $5,000 stipend. 


Applicants are required to fill out the online application form (link below). In addition to the application form, applicants are asked to email their unofficial transcript and two letters of reference directly to the director at

Applications are reviewed frequently until the available openings are filled. Those received by March 31, 2022 are assured of full consideration.

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Current undergraduate students with at least two semesters of coursework remaining before obtaining a bachelor's degree with a chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering major are eligible. Students in closely related fields may be considered; however, these students are encouraged to contact the program director before applying. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.