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Deadline Jan 11, 2024: Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute Summer Scholars (RISS)

  • Deadline to apply: Applications are accepted November 1 to January 17 at 11:59 EST EST
  • Term: Summer 2024 (Program Dates: June 1 to August 9 )
  • Program: Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute Summer Scholars (RISS)
  • Program Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Description

Passionate about Robotics & AI?

Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute Summer Scholars provides funded, high-quality undergraduate research experiences to propel your academic future. Conduct research in robotics and artificial intelligence with over 50 pioneers defining the field (e.g., autonomy, field robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, human-robot interaction, computer vision, graphics, and space robotics)
Join us for a summer of research, innovation, and discovery.

Explore your research possibilities and student experience at CMU‘s Robotics Institute!

Quick Dates and Information

  • Applications accepted until January 17 at 11:59 EST EST
  • The program runs from June 1 to August 9
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  • Scholarships for both U.S. and International Undergraduate Students Available
  • Hosted by the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
  • The modality of the program will be determined by COVID-19 guidance provided by the leadership of Carnegie Mellon University.  However, current planning puts the RISS 2024 program fully in-person at Carnegie Mellon Pittsburgh, PA campus.

Scholarships are available

We believe students should have the opportunity to explore research – selected participants are considered for a full range of scholarships (NSF, Sponsor-Specific, or Lab Direct).

Open New Doors

When you join us, a team of mentors and tutors are ready to back you, passing on years of knowledge & experience and helping you at every step. The program equips you with essential skills and knowledge to prepare you for graduate school and industry.  You will also attend robotics talks and workshops that expand your perspective of the field. Your work over the summer will culminate in a presentation and published journal. What you do here together will open doors for years to come.

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