College of Arts and Sciences

Swindell/Jackson Summer Undergraduate Research

Swindell/Jackson Summer Undergraduate Research Assistantship Opportunity

The TTU Student Research Grant Committee invites undergraduate students to submit applications for support as Swindell/Jackson Undergraduate Research Assistants for research during the summer semester. The assistantship includes a $1,500 stipend to support the applicant’s research experience over a ten-week period. This program is supported by the Swindell/Jackson Research Endowment. The next deadline for the Swindell/Jackson Assistantship is TBD.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Full-time rising sophomore, junior, or senior in good academic standing

2) Chemistry Major

3) Completed CHEM 3010 and 3020 in addition to 60 total semester hours of credit

4) Work with a member of the TTU Chemistry Department

5) Must have completed a TTU Scholarship application

A completed application will consist of a TTU Scholarship application, an original research proposal written according to the requirements for the TTU Student Research Grant Program, and a one page essay discussing the applicant’s educational and professional aspirations; in addition to any financial need. All completed applications should be forwarded as a single PDF via email to Dr. Xuanzhi Zhan (

Recipients of a TTU URECA! Mini Grant or CISE Grant for summer are ineligible to apply. For more information please contact Dr. Zhan.