Undergraduate Education


Embark on an exceptional academic journey with the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) Undergraduate Program, a highly competitive opportunity designed for students currently pursuing higher education and aspiring for careers in ecology or environmental disciplines. This program offers an immersive research experience where undergraduates collaborate as junior colleagues with SREL’s esteemed faculty, staff, and graduate students. Participants engage in comprehensive research activities, from planning and design to analysis and manuscript preparation. SREL’s undergraduate program stands out for its exceptional record of student publications; over 170 manuscripts authored by our undergraduates have been published in reputable journals and symposium volumes. Many participants have presented their research at scientific meetings, paving their way to successful graduate studies and careers in science. Generous funding support is available for undergraduates through research grants obtained by our faculty.

For more details on this transformative educational opportunity, contact us at connect-srel@srel.uga.edu