Students selected to participate in the program will receive airfare, lodging, meals and a $4,000 stipend for the 8-week program.
While on campus at Colby College (3 weeks) lodging will include a shared dormitory room (with 1 REU team member) and a College meal plan.
While in Ethiopia (4 weeks) lodging will include shared hotel rooms (with 1-2 REU team members) and restaurant meals.
Finally, upon returning to the U.S., all Summer 2015 participants will be invited to return to Colby College for a long weekend in May 2016 to present the results of their work at the annual Colby Liberal Arts Symposium (CLAS) and to meet the new (2016) cohort of REU Site students. (All airfare, room, and board will be provided for this Spring reunion and research presentation).