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Arecibo Observatory REU Summer Program

Location: Arecibo, PR
Agency: National Science Foundation
Due Date: January 25, 2019
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 450.00
Description: Students and Teachers selected for the program will work with staff scientists on projects related to ongoing research or instrumentation development. Students will be exposed to the interdisciplinary character of this unique research facility through lectures by the staff and visiting scientists, seminar series, tours of the observatory facilities and frequent informal discussions with staff and scientists. Students are also expected to have the opportunity to conduct hands-on observing with the 305-m telescope. Participants will receive a $450-per-week stipend and will reside at the Arecibo Observatory (AO) lodging facilities, for ten whole weeks. All meals will be provided. A bonus of our program is the opportunity to explore the extraordinarily beautiful island of Puerto Rico, its culture and environments.

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Phone: 787-878-2612 x346
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