Here you will find a 'one-stop shop' of information, inspiration and links about resources for early research participation.  The resources provided are relevant to:

(a) high school and college students interested in research and innovation,

(b) counselors seeking to direct students to early research opportunities and,

(c) administrators wishing to 'market' their early research program(s).



STEM Resource Index:organizations and companies interested in improving STEM education

Understanding Science

National Lab Day

TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

Young Inventors International

Curious Mind

Young Innovators

Initiative for Research & Innovation in Science (IRIS)

Nobel Prize Videos

Young Inventors History

Federal Science Education Resources for Students & Teachers

Committee on Science & Technology, U.S. House of Representatives


High School

ACS Project SEED

ACS Project SEED (Facebook)

Siemens Competition

Intel Science Talent Search

Toshiba America Foundation

National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics Science Technology

Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network



NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

NSF REU (Chemistry-Facebook)


Regional REU's:

University of Notre Dame (Physics)

Western Michigan University (Environmental Science)

Hope College (Biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology & environmental, mathematics, physics, etc.)