Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URECA)

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY.
Type Basic Science Research, Clinical Research


The URECA (Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities) Program enables SB students to engage in full-time faculty-mentored research or creative activity for ten weeks. At the end of the ten-week period, the URECA participants will prepare abstracts of their work which will be published in the annual URECA Collected Abstracts collection. They will also be required to present their work at the University’s Celebration of Undergraduate Research & Creativity in the spring.

URECA Summer Research Program participants receive a $3,500 stipend. URECA students may opt to live on-campus during the URECA fellowship period but will responsible for paying their housing bill and should consult the Campus Residences Website for online housing forms, rates, and housing-related questions.


This program is open to all Stony Brook undergraduates except those graduating in year of application due date.&nbsp,URECA participants who wish to take classes or work at another job [limited hours ]during the program should obtain written permission from their faculty mentor and notify URECA.

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Karen Kernan
URECA Summer Research Program
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3357
Phone: 631-632-7114
Fax: 631.632.4525