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2021 UR-STEM Project Descriptions

Undergraduate Research in STEM (UR-STEM) is a paid summer research opportunity for NKU students early in their college careers. The project descriptions found on this page were the summer 2021 project opportunities for student researchers.

Select students will be hired to work over the summer in the following project categories:

  • Summer Part-time Experience: $1,400 (20 hours/week for 8 weeks)
  • Summer Mini-Project Experience: $350 (10 hours/week for 4 weeks)
The 2021 application period is closed. The next opportunity to apply for a UR-STEM experience is February 2022. You may refer to the 2021 projects below to get an idea for the type of research NKU STEM faculty are conducting with students.


  1. Select a STEM subject dropdown below and explore the faculty research projects available.

  2. Should you find a project that interests you, click the button below to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements, review the process, and apply.
    Review Requirements & Apply