Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates in

Coastal Plain Science

Georgia Southern University

May 17 - July 23, 2021

The application period is now closed.

The ICPS wants to thank all the students who applied for the 2021 REU Program. We've now finalized the review and selection process for the summer 2021 cohort and all positions are now filled.


Study the potential impacts of global climate change stressors on organisms and ecosystems of the Atlantic Coastal Plain by participating in research experiences with faculty from the Institute for Coastal Plain Science (ICPS). The Georgia Southern University ICPS REU program in Coastal Plain Science is a summer research program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Our program is an exciting opportunity for 10 undergraduate students to be awarded fellowships to actively engage in a 10 week interdisciplinary research experience. This REU will be held on the Georgia Southern University Statesboro Campus.


  • Students work in a research setting (laboratory and field) with faculty mentors

  • $575/week stipend for 10-weeks (housing and meal plan options included)

  • Students participate in professional development workshops throughout the summer

  • Several field trips and guest lectures scheduled throughout the summer

  • Present research at the end of the program in a scientific symposium

Georgia Southern's South Campus, Statesboro, GA