LAST DAY to apply to participate in the 2020 International Research Experience for Students

Now seeking MS and PhD students to conduct hydrological and sociocultural research in El Salvador. Apply by January 31, 2020  

Michigan Technological University (MTU), the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI), and Lutheran World Relief (LWR) received support from the National Science Foundation - International Research Experience for Students program to explore agricultural community adaptations to extreme hydrometeorological events in El Salvador. Application deadline: January 31, 2020. 

When and Where

Accepted students will participate in an 8-week summer research experience in select communities of El Salvador from June 15 - August 7, 2020. 

Student Eligibility

We seek students with interdisciplinary research interests and social science backgrounds. Students must be full-time graduate students (incoming is acceptable) and US citizens. 


All travel expenses (subject to university and NSF Policies) will be provided and a $2,000 stipend to those who complete the experience. 


Please contact Dr. Luke Bowman at with questions and continue reading below for additional information and application instructions.

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